University of Wisconsin – Madison, Microbial Sciences BuildingMadison, WI
Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP worked collaboratively with CO Architects, a nationally recognized architectural planning, programming, and design firm, to create a new 330,000 sq. ft. Microbial Science Building at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Throughout the project process PRA provided local representation for the client, expertise in the City’s permitting and entitlement process, and architectural design services.Read more
The resulting 330,000 sq. ft. Microbial Sciences Building unites the instructional and research efforts of three departments – Bacteriology, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, and Food Microbiology and Toxicology – into one community. Unique building features include interdisciplinary laboratory facilities for 47 research groups (500 lab personnel), 11 instructional labs with approximately 360 student stations and support facilities, a Vivarium (animal facility), four levels of underground parking, and a large, state-of-the-art international symposium auditorium. The building also features nine BSL-3 labs, six BSL-3 Ag suites, and three general assignment classrooms.
Microbial Sciences Video Tour
Watch this video created in 2020 by students of the Medical Scientist Training Program, showing how the labs look in everyday work: