Northwest University Health and Sciences Center
Assisting in Lab Learning: Engineering solutions for laboratory and science classroom facilities
Northwest University’s nursing and science departments found a new home in this 45,000-sf facility, for which DCI Engineers provided structural design services.
- Consists of multiple classrooms and offices, as well as designated wet and dry research lab space and computer lab space.
- Includes a large lecture hall that is frequently used by campus and community organizations.
- Structural frame consists of one level of post-tensioned concrete slab and a post-tensioned concrete roof.
- The structure includes several one-story tall reinforced concrete walls at the base of the building to retain soil across the site’s steep slope.