Science Building Addition and Renovation
Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM
VHGA renovated the 40,000 square foot, 1940’s era Science Building and designed a 10,000 square foot laboratory addition. The addition and renovations were designed to encourage interdisciplinary interactions, collaborative teaching, and flexibility of use. The new facility consists of a variety of teaching and research classrooms, labs, support facilities, storage areas, and offices. The Science Building has three “smart” classrooms with state-of-the-art A/V systems and wireless internet connections. The building consists of a varied sized classrooms, seminar rooms, and autoclave equipment. Controlled natural light is brought into the building. Flexible teaching spaces meet current needs while accommodating future change.