Geology Department Laboratory, Classroom, and Museum

New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM

The 60,000 square foot Geology Building consists of labs, support space, classrooms, administrative offices, and a geology museum.  The site organization creates an interior courtyard which introduces abundant natural light into all spaces.  The three-story lab configuration accommodates fume-hood requirements and mechanical equipment. The visually dynamic labs and classrooms can be reconfigured to meet future research needs.  STEM Building Elements predominate with areas for social interaction and collaboration.

LEED Silver Certification targeted.
Award:
•2015 Merit Award, Higher Education Design, NAIOP