This is a new five-story, 100,000-sf building straddling the Avenue of the Sciences, providing a striking image from SW 8th Street and 107th Avenue. Along with the Chemistry Building and upcoming Science Classroom Building, the College of Nursing will help anchor the future medical campus. The architecture reflects the surrounding campus at FIU. The building houses wet and dry laboratories, classrooms, an auditorium, and office and administrative space.
The foundations, columns and shearwalls are reinforced, cast-in-place concrete. The slabs are cast-in-place, supported by precast prestressed joists and soffit beams. The walls are infill masonry, precast panels and windows.