Biology Phase 2 University of York/ Interserve Construction
Race Cottam delivered this 4600m2 extension to the University of York's Biology Department on behalf of Interserve Construction. The building provides biomedical teaching and research laboratories including; general purpose laboratories for 120 people, a Biosafety Level 2 laboratory, plant, ecology and tissue culture laboratories and a fluorescence and microscopy suite, supported by preparatory and storage space, glass wash rooms, a controlled plant growth room, CT rooms and cold stores. Non-clinical collaborative research spaces were also included within the building, including an IT suite, creative lounge and think tank. Race Cottam developed detailed designs and coordinated the full project to BIM level 2 standards using Autodesk REVIT.