The University of Texas at Dallas Bioengineering and Science Building
The interiors of the 213,000-square-foot University of Texas at Dallas Bioengineering and Science Building provide connective and collaborative spaces within the building to facilitate engagement between students and with faculty.
The facility provides much needed research space for interdisciplinary groups of scientists and engineers from multiple fields. There are multiple seating configurations, some flexible but all designed to support team-based learning. Extensive daylighting and long lines of sight help provide a sense of assurance that no one is learning in isolation.
It houses flexible, multidisciplinary research laboratories and classroom space for the School of Natural Science and Math, School of Engineering and Computer Science and the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences. The high-tech facility also provides research space for 70 faculty members and their staff members and graduate students, along with teaching laboratories for undergraduate majors in these fields.
The layout fosters collaborative research through shared technical support and centralized analytical facilities. Laboratory flexibility is enhanced with standardized system criteria for ventilation, power, communications, distributed utilities and finishes.
The building shell was designed in partnership with ZGF Architects LLP.