Ball State University
  • Higher Education

206,500 SF


LEED Gold Certified

Creating a New STEM Quad

Ball State University’s Foundational Sciences Building, tailored for Biology and Chemistry, showcases the university’s dedication to research and education. LEED Gold certified, it anchors the STEM-focused East Quad, providing cutting-edge classrooms, labs, and research spaces to meet the growing demand for STEM professionals.

The Foundational Sciences (right) & Health Professions (left) Buildings form the new East quad.

The Impact

The Foundational Sciences Building offers an array of resources, including classrooms, teaching labs, research facilities, a library, and collaborative spaces. Designed with sustainability in mind, it blends seamlessly into the campus aesthetic and incorporates innovative features like shading devices and rain gardens. Ball State University’s commitment to interdisciplinary education is evident through shared labs and collaborative workspaces, preparing students for the dynamic STEM profession.

Research Labs

The 44 research laboratories are designed to promote wellness, sustainability, and adaptability for long-term change.