Gilbane Completes URI Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences Building
Gilbane Building Company recently completed construction of the University of Rhode Island's Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences. The $54-million project is the largest classroom and research building project in the university's history. The 140,000-square-foot facility houses modern teaching laboratories, cutting-edge research laboratories, high-tech facilities for DNA sequencing and analysis, faculty offices, a 100-seat classroom, and a two-story, 300-seat auditorium, all to meet the needs of URI's growing environmental biotechnology, life and health sciences programs. Designed by Payette Associates of Boston, The Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences is the anchor of the new North District of the Kingston Campus.