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University of Florida Clinical Translational Research Building / Perkins+Will

University of Florida Clinical Translational Research Building / Perkins+Will

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  • Architects: Perkins&Will
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  120000 ft² Area:  120000 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013 Year:  2013
  • Photographs photographs:  Robin HillPhotographs:  Robin Hill
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Terrazzo & Marble
  • Society Of American Registered Architects:National Design Award of Honor, 2011
  • World Architecture Festival:Shortlisted for Future Projects, 2010
  • Aia Miami Chapter:Award of Excellence for Unbuilt Design, 2010
  • Cost:$35 million
  • City:Gainesville
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Text description provided by the architects. 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Address:Gainesville, FL, United States

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Cite: "University of Florida Clinical Translational Research Building / Perkins+Will" 19 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/547264/university-of-florida-clinical-translational-research-building-perkins-will> ISSN 0719-8884
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