UNM Science and Math Learning Center – Phase 1 & 2

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

The 62,000 square foot, LEED Gold, Center is anchored on technology-rich spaces accommodating a diversity of users and fostering innovation.   The design integrates chemistry and biology teaching labs/ classrooms, a 200-seat auditorium, a visualization lab, ‘smart’ classrooms, and a cafe. A three-story light-well connects the south facing lab wing with faculty offices and classrooms.  The main-floor learning alcoves in this bright, central gathering area provide flexible spaces for socializing, collaboration, or individual study.


Total Square Feet


Gold Certification



The Science and Mathematics Learning Center (SMLC) Phase II:

The approximately 12,500 SF, Four floor Addition on the western side of the building is planned to provide two undergraduate Chemistry Department Class Wet Laboratories on Floors One and Two with three staff offices and two Prep rooms.  On the Third Floor there will be eleven Math and Statistics Faculty offices and in the basement there will be one Earth and Planetary Sciences Dry Laboratory Classroom with two support offices and a mechanical room in the basement.

LEED® for Schools™ Gold

• 2011 Best Building Award, AGC New Mexico
•  Best Building Award 2016, AGC New Mexico    

*Phase 1 In association with Shepley Bulfinch, Boston, MA