Completion Date: November 2023
Rice University recently announced the completion of a new research facility. The Ralph S. O’Connor Building for Engineering and Science, designed by SOM, replaces the Abercrombie Engineering Lab and provides students and faculty with 250,000 square feet of laboratories, classrooms, offices, and gathering spaces. Standing in the place of its predecessor, the new building forms the eastern edge of the campus’s engineering quadrangle with a building that reproduces many of the campus’s distinguished mediterranean revival style characteristics, such as brick, limestone, and shaded arcades.
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