UMass Boston - Integrated Sciences Complex

Project came about as a result of aging, undersized and outmoded research facilities at UMass Boston and the desire of the facility to enrich and invest in its research programs.

Project Details


    Designer: Goody Clancy
    Construction Manager: Walsh Brothers
    Project Type: CM at Risk
    Project Cost: $184 million
    Gross Square Feet: approx. 220,000
    Substantial Completion Date: Fall 2014

    Project Features

    • A signature building expressing the commitment to science research and teaching
    • A building that will support the programs in a flexible manner as needs and requirements evolve
    • A comfortable workplace for the building's occupants
    • A facility which will help the University attract and retain the best students and faculty in the science departments of
      • Biology
      • Chemistry
      • Psychology
      • Physics and Engineering
      • Environmental, Earth and Ocean Science (EEOS)
      • Developmental Sciences Research Center
      • Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy
    • Animal research facility
    • Public lobby / café, and a "sandbox lab" intended to encourage both undergraduate science and non-science major use
    • A sustainable building that UMass Boston will be able to maintain and operate economically
    • LEED Gold Certification


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