Clinical Translational Research Building of University of Florida / Perkins + Will

Clinical translational research building of university of florida / perkins + will

The University of Florida Clinical Translational Research Building (CTRB) serves as the major catalyst for developing models and synergies in aging and geriatric medicine research and education, muscular dystrophy, diabetes, and health care across all Colleges and Departments at the University. Located within the Health Sciences District of the Gainesville, Florida campus, the CTRB is the home of the NIH funded Institute on Aging (IOA) and the Clinical Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI). These two institutes are joined within a facility that is one of the first of its kind.

Clinical translational research building of university of florida / perkins + will

The CTRB combines clinical space, dry labs, research and office space for various departments in the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health and Health Professions. The project has a LEED® certification goal of Platinum and will incorporate carbon neutral and Living Building Challenge criteria.

Clinical translational research building of university of florida / perkins + will

Inspired by the principles of the Biophilia Hypothesis, the project emerges from the inherent human affinity for natural systems and processes. Understanding the environmental forces of the site, as well as the surrounding context which includes wetlands, wooded gardens, a parking structure and a cogeneration plant, informed the programmatic organization, massing and site strategies. The concept of emerged from the desire to provide sustainable healing, working and educational environments.

Project Details:
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Type: Educational
Completion Date: 2013
SIZE 120,000 square feet
LEED® Platinum (Targeting)
Architects: Perkins + Will

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Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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