VA Medical Research Building 3

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Location: VA Medical Center, Iowa City
Description: This is the third building in a new research campus master planned by Robert Carlson. The Ground Floor houses a Vivarium to replace the existing outdated facilities. It is a complete standalone facility with a separate air handler and backup chiller. The unit provided two barrier units, additional holding rooms, surgery, quarantine in addition to cage wash, prep, storage, office, break room and showers. Levels One and Two are dry lab space. Level Three houses HVAC system including heat recovery and dedicated long-term storage.
Completion Date: 2010