University of Alabama Science & Engineering Complex
The University of Alabama built a new $100 million Science and Engineering Complex for both research and education. The three-story, 253,000 SF facility contains interdisciplinary science and engineering classrooms, laboratories, and support facilities to prepare graduates for the professional practice of engineering.
The University of Alabama hired Ross & Baruzzini | EDI to provide audio-visual consulting, programming, budgeting, and design services for the new complex.
Ross & Baruzzini | EDI designed flexible classrooms that provided team-based presentation and collaboration across multiple, configurable displays with lecture capture.
Ross & Baruzzini | EDI also designed auditoria with multi-screen lecture presentation, including interactive surfaces and image magnification systems for laboratory demonstration. Other designs included classroom and laboratory system that provided for general lecture presentation, flexible team/small group collaboration and presentation, and video-conferencing.
- Architect: Davis Architects
- Contractor: Hoar Construction
Ross & Baruzzini | EDI Services
As the technology consultant, Ross & Baruzzini | EDI provided programming, budgeting, design, bid review and construction phase services for the following rooms:
- Engineering teaching lab (7)
- Large conference/seminar room (2)
- Medium conference room (2)
- Team room (2)
- 50-seat classroom (2)
- Demonstration lecture hall and prep room (2)
- Material/geotech teaching lab and geotech equipment room/geotech research lab (1)
253,000 SFProject Cost