Project Description

University of Arizona Keating Bioresearch (BIO5) Building

MWG completed the structural design for the 177,000 square foot Keating Bioresearch facility in collaboration with ZGF Architects and Gilbane Building Company. Supporting 35 laboratories with nearly 400 researchers (faculty, research staff, and students) from across the UofA campus, the facility houses the Bio5 Institute, a collaboration of faculty, staff, and graduate students from the Colleges of Science; Agriculture; Life Sciences; Medicine; Pharmacy; and Engineering and Mines.

Designed to foster interaction, the facility supports laboratories on every floor and also includes a  56,000 square foot basement vivarium, and office space.