Department of Homeland Security Breaks Ground on National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

Published 6-8-2015
  • National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility
  • National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

    Courtesy of NBAF Design Partnership.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security broke ground in May of 2015 on the $835 million National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, Kan. Created in partnership with Kansas State University, the 574,000-gsf facility will provide shared BSL-2, BSL-3, and BSL-4 research space for the study of infectious diseases and select agents. The project is being built by the joint venture construction team of McCarthy/Mortenson. Architecture and engineering services are being provided the NBAF Design Partnership which includes Perkins+Will, Flad Architects, Merrick & Company, Affiliated Engineers, and CCRD Partners. Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) technology is being employed in the delivery of the facility. Completion is expected in October of 2021. 

Related Organizations
Construction Manager
McCarthy Building Companies Inc.
Construction Manager
Mortenson
Architect
Perkins&Will
Architect
Flad Architects
Design Consultant
Merrick & Company
Engineering Consultant
Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (AEI)
Engineering Consultant
ccrd partners