Howard Hughes Medical Institute Designs Research Campus

Published 3-7-2002

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, based in Chevy Chase, Md., has selected Rafael Vinoly Architects of New York to design its planned $500-million Loudon County research campus at Janelia Farm. The 750,000-sf project will accommodate research labs, conference facilities, and will provide more than 100 visitors with dormitory housing. Scientific staff at the complex is expected to reach 200. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2003, with completion in early 2006.