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Auburn University begins construction on STEM and Agricutural Sciences facility

Dec. 29, 2023
The $184 million complex is scheduled to be completed by summer 2026.

Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, has begun construction on a $184 million STEM and Agriculture Sciences Complex.

The Opelika-Auburn News reports that the 285,000-square-foot building is being constructed on the former site of the Hill Residence Halls, which were demolished earlier this year.

The project will be adjacent to the College of Education building, which is under construction, and it will border Boyd Residence Hall.

The project, which will have three separate buildings connected by pedestrian bridges and a shared basement, is expected to be completed by summer 2026.

The complex will bring several departments from the College of Sciences and Mathematics and College of Agriculture to one centralized location, including biological sciences, geosciences, mathematics and statistics, crop, soils & environmental sciences, horticulture and entomology & plant pathology.

The project is aiming for a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certfication.

The architects are Goodwyn Mills Cawood and Lord Aeck Sargent, and the general contractor is Hoar Construction.

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