Mote Marine Tropical Reseach Facility
A unique and special design build project. The project is a very special design in that Mote requested that the building if possible be designed to be a prototype design and have to ability to be built in the states and transported by boat to the islands. The building was designed as an 18,000 SF new 3-story structural precast building with parking below. Building designed to withstand a CAT 5 Hurricane and meet the highest sustainability in the Florida Keys with a LEED Gold Certification. The Building will have 2 wet science laboratories and 4 dry science laboratories. There is also a residential component to the building for scientist, students and executives. Classroom spaces and offices spaces also included. The building will have a solar array on the rooftop. Generator for additional backup during power outages. The water will be harvested by collecting the water from the roof to a cistern located at ground level.