Which building typology are you researching?
Why are you researching this building typology?
There are no schools for marine/aquatic biology in the area…and I love marine life.
What is the specialty of this building type you would like to research?
School for Marine Biology/Oceanography and Research
What are the examples that you will be researching?
o Sustainable Urban Science Center in Philadelphia, PA
o Marine Biology Building at Florida International University in Florida
o Marine Biology Institute at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Russia
o Life Science Building at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix, Arizona
o University of California San Diego Price Center in La Jolla, CA
o Natural Life Sciences Building at Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Arizona
o Ocean Sciences Building, School of Oceanography at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA
o Ocean and Coastal Studies Building at Texas A&M University in Texas
o Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA
o The National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium in Checheng, Taiwan
What are your goals for working with this building type?
To design a building that goes above and beyond flood zone criteria.
What are the program elements that you see included at this point in your building?
Classrooms, laboratories, restrooms, offices, facilities/mechanical room, fire stair, main stair, lobby, room(s) for live species, marine life center, auditorium, library…