BMR Center for life sciences


General Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies

Architect: Perkins + Will

Scope Included:

Architecturally, the campus’ three buildings join a family of well-known local scientific institutions—the Salk Institute and the J. Craig Venter Institute—with all-white architectural concrete skin. Dramatic cantilevers create iconic views of the campus from the outside while internally framing the upper level terraces and outdoor staircases

3 Buildings - each building has approximately 23,000 sq.ft. of SolarBan 70 XL with Unitized Curtainwalls that have single span units 30’ tall

Each building has extensive point supported all glass stairwells that connect all 3 levels with glass handrail terraces in between

5,000 sq ft. of GFRC panels

1,000 sq ft of automated sun control shades

7,500 sq ft. of custom sunshades