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The University of Chicago William Eckhardt Research Center
Chicago, IL
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The University of Chicago William Eckhardt Research Center

Chicago, IL

New Astronomy/Astrophysics and Molecular Engineering Building created to enable researchers to transcend traditional boundaries between the sciences.

Client

The University of Chicago

Duration

37 Months

Project Size

277,000 SSF

Delivery Method

CMAR

Office

Associate Architect

Structural Engineer

277K
Overall SF
30K SF
Standard and High-Performance Lab Space
10K SF
Clean Rooms (Class 100)
7K SF
Imaging Suite
2
Levels Below Grade Offices and Labs
7'-10'
Below Grade Water Tables
50 FT
Deep Excavation
4
Types of Retention Systems
1
Waffle Slab Concrete Installation
100
Local jobs created
$4 M
Local purchasing of supplies