Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Science

Coverdell Center Interior

The 140,000 square-foot Coverdell Building houses a dynamic, interactive mix of disciplines with a unifying focus on problems of biomedical importance. Program elements include open laboratories, administrative office suites, premier animal and bioimaging facilities, and spaces for formal and informal gathering. The building is designed to encourage interactions and collaborations among diverse research teams, with the goal of fostering multidisciplinary approaches to important biomedical problems.

Sustainable Design Features: 
100-year building construction on previous parking lot
Water harvesting and reuse for toilet flushing and cooling tower
Indigenous and recycled building materials
Interior daylighting and lighting sensors
Individual thermal comfort controls
Low-emitting finishes and materials