This building was designed as a center and incubator for biotechnology startups. The four-story L-shaped building’s glass facade is shaded by a slatted sunscreen that draws on regional vernacular forms in its design. Inside the building there are balconies on every floor, communal spaces to encourage interaction among the tenants, a conference center, and a landscaped courtyard. The building is a LEED Gold facility, the first in Louisiana. Stormwater is collected in a crushed stone sub-base beneath the parking lot and water from air-conditioning condensation is channeled into a water feature in the courtyard.
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New Orleans BioInnovation Center
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