LITE Technology Center / Eskew+Dumez+Ripple + Guidry Beazley Architects

  • 01:00 - 18 June, 2010
LITE Technology Center / Eskew+Dumez+Ripple + Guidry Beazley Architects, Courtesy of Timothy Hursley
Courtesy of Timothy Hursley
  • Architects

      Eskew+Dumez+Ripple / Guidry Beazley Architects
  • Location

    Lafayette, LA, USA
  • Client

    Lafayette Economic Development Authority
  • Consultants

    J.B. Mouton, Inc. – General Contractor, Associated Design Group – MEP Engineers, Bellard and Associates – Structural Engineer, Visual Acuity – Visualization Systems, Global Data Systems – Communications/IT, Jon Emerson & Associates – Landscape Architect
  • Area

    0.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2006
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Timothy Hursley
  • Manufacturers

    Accutrack Systems, Armstrong, Ipe, Julius Blum & Co., McKeon Door, Supersky, UNA Core Aluminum Panels, Vmzinc, Won Door

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From the architect. A cooperative endeavor between the Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) and the University of Louisiana Lafayette, the Louisiana Immersive Technology Enterprise was conceived as an economic generator for the greater Lafayette region.

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This 62,000 square foot technology center provides unprecedented research and development opportunities utilizing computer visualization technologies for a wide range of clients, from oil and gas exploration companies to university researchers.

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In addition to the 40,000 square feet of office space designed for several data technology companies, the project contains a variety of high performance immersion environments including a 200-seat auditorium, two teaching conference rooms and a 3-D visualization cube (or CAVE). The cube is the first total immersion environment of its kind in the state, and one of only a handful in the nation.

Courtesy of Timothy Hursley
Courtesy of Timothy Hursley
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