The William H. Danforth Wing is a new, 80,000-sf research building addition to the 136,000-sf Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, the world’s largest independent nonprofit research institute focused on plant science.
Primary goals of the project were to provide a flexibile, state-of-the-art research wing that could adapt to future changes in the way science is conducted, and to provide an optimum environment for the plants and the research. To support these goals, the MEP design includes:
To support the Center’s goal for sustainability, the MEP design features:
The project is designed to perform 30 percent better than ASHRAE 90.1-2007.
The new wing is seeking LEED Gold certification.
St. Louis, MO
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