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ISTB 1 Arizona State University

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Perkins and Will
 
location Arizona, Tempe
function laboratorium, university
contributed by rtaube

Arizona State University's ISTB 1 building is a result of the school president's vision of transforming the institution into a research powerhouse. In total, 5 Interdisciplinary Science + Technology Buildings (ISTB) will be built, with this designed to be the first. ISTB 1 houses adjoining workspace for bioengineering; neural engineering; and molecular, tissue and cell engineering research to develop artificial organs, biomaterials, and diagnostic and therapeutic devices. The program is fairly straightforward, with meeting rooms, research labs and support offices but it does have the unique addition of a 25-foot tall nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, used to examine molecules. The design of the building is layed out to encourage interaction between the occupants, as well as respond to the harsh desert environment which often reach above 43 C in the summer. The building is also expected to achieve a LEED silver rating.

 

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ISTB 1 Arizona State University
Address
E Orange St. 550
United States
http://www.asu.edu/tour/tempe/istb1.html
Project is public!
Opening hours open during normal school hours
How to get there? from the 202 freeway, exit Scottsdale Road and head south. Turn right onto University Drive, and left onto McAllister. Turning right onto Orange St will bring you to the building on your right.
This project is part of 3 guides Phoenix by scknight
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Completion 1- 2006
Floor area/size 16000 m2
ArchitectPerkins and Will
 
Project ID 3188
Latitude/Longitude 33°25'08N 111°55'53W
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