Bohlin Cywinski Jackson is the architect for the project that will include classrooms, teaching labs, research labs, offices and student study spaces as well as labs for geology, oceanography, trace metals, and fluids.
In an article in the Tallahassee Democrat, department chair James Tull remarked,
“FSU’s Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science Department is one of the leading ‘all Earth spheres’ research and teaching programs in the nation. Bringing all of its multidisciplinary talent…under one roof in a new state-of-the-art science building will allow this accomplished academic program to further advance and cement FSU’s position on the frontier of innovative understanding of the planet and the many problems and challenges that mankind faces as we move into the future.”
Construction will start on the building this December. The building is slated to open by December, 2018.
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