University of California, Santa Barbara Opens BioEngineering Building

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University of California, Santa Barbara Opens BioEngineering Building

The University of California, Santa Barbara opened the $86 million BioEngineering Building in October of 2017. Designed by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects to promote cross-disciplinary collaboration, the three-story, 45,000-sf facility provides 17,200 sf of open lab space, a 100-seat auditorium, an atrium, and offices for faculty, graduate students, and administrative staff. Housing the Center for BioEngineering and the Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, the building accommodates research on detection and diagnostics, systems biology, biomaterials, and drug delivery. The sustainably designed project is expected to attain LEED Silver certification and features abundant natural lighting and advanced building systems. 

Organizations: 
  • Moore Ruble Yudell - Architect