University of St. Francis LaVerne & Dorothy Brown Science Hall

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      Holabird & Root was selected to design the new LaVern & Dorothy Brown Science Hall for the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois.

      The facility provides the University with new teaching and research laboratories, a cadaver lab, multi-purpose lecture hall, and student gathering spaces.  Additional spaces within the facility include tutoring and meeting rooms, an atrium, outdoor roof terrace, and green roof.  Teaching laboratories are designed to be flexible, and encourage student engagement and collaborative learning. 

      The facility supports the departments of chemistry, biology, physics, and environmental science.

      Square Footage: 35,000 sq. ft.