UF/IFAS Combined Research Center

RS&H provided architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental services for the combined University of Florida and Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Research Center, which includes horticultural crop research laboratory and support facilities. The main building includes 13 individual research laboratories with adjacent faculty offices and an administrative support area. It also houses state regional conference and seminar spaces for continuing education. Ancillary buildings include greenhouses, shadehouses, and other field support elements.

Key services and features include:

  • Plant sciences research laboratory
  • Multiple HVAC systems and zones
  • Comprehensive HVAC control systems/networks
  • Strict humidity control
  • Chemical fume hood exhaust systems
  • Central and “point-of-use” laboratory gas distribution systems
  • Response to established, stringent university design standards

Related Services: Architecture | Engineering | Planning

Project Information

Location:
   Quincy, Florida

Client:
   University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Size:
   27,000 Square Feet