Georgia Tech Krone Engineered Biosystems Building

The Roger A. and Helen B. Krone Engineered Biosystems Building (EBB) provides flexible interdisciplinary laboratory space for researchers collaborating in the fields of Chemical Biology, Cell Therapies and Systems Biology. This unique environment connects people from multiple disciplines and departments focusing on specific societal problems in a holistic manner. Interaction between chemists, engineers, biologists and computational scientists from the College of Science, College of Engineering and College of Computing is fostered in the facility. The building includes wet laboratories, classrooms, a Highland Bakery Cafe, and offices and is home to the Physiological Research Laboratory (PRL). Sustainable features include a high-performance envelope with sun shading, energy recovery wheels, radiant flooring, chilled beams, condensing hot water boilers, displacement ventilation, demand control ventilation, rainwater recovery, high-efficiency plumbing fixtures, LED lighting, and daylighting.

Awards

The Roger A. and Helen B. Krone Engineered Biosystems Building is the recipient of the 2016 AIA Georgia Design Merit Award and the 2016 ENR Southeast Award of Merit for Best Sustainable Building Practices. The project also won the 2016 South Atlantic Chapter Construction Management Project Achievement Award and 2016 Project of the Year. Additionally, the building is a 2018 Cote Top Ten Project.

Project Data
LOCATION SIZE SERVICES LEED CLIENT ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT
Atlanta, Georgia 218,000 square feet Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Audio-Visual, Commissioning, Communications, Security LEED Platinum certified Cooper Carry, Inc. Lake|Flato Architects

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