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UNLV Libraries Main Page -> Architecture Studies Library -> Las Vegas Guides and Collections -> Las Vegas Architects and Buildings Database -> Projects

UNLV Science, Engineering and Technology Building

Photos & Links: (Web Page 1)
Location:
4505 Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV
Type(s):
Subtype(s):
Constructed: 2005-08
Completed: 2008-12
Cost: $113 M
Size (sq. ft.): 205779
Other Size Measure: 90 ft.
Firm(s):
Owners: The people
Funders: $32.1 M + Funded by UNLV
Contractors: Sletten Construction - General Constructor
Dittmier Steel of Reno - Supplying and erecting structural steel
Quality Mechanical of Las Vegas - HVAC Contractor
GSL Electrical of Salt Lake - Electrical work
Building Materials: Steel-Framed Structure Glass and Stucco Exterior Precast Concrete, Metal Paneling, Sandstone (from local quarry)
Description: 4 story

The building is designed to achieve a LEED Silver rating.

Some features include a reverse osmosis system that allows water from the labs to be used in toilets and urinals. Advanced environmental systems will reduce indoor air contaminants.
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: 2005 2005 Top Projects Nevada Southwest Contractor, June 39.

“$3 Million Pledged for Science, Engineering and Technology Building.” Inside UNLV, October 2003, 1-2, 6.

AIA Nevada Design Awards (2004) Entry No. UB03063, Winner, Citation Award. UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: Form Core Boards, Project Identification Form,
Project Entry Form, 3-D Computer Modeling, Site Location, Site Plan, Floor Plans, Photos of Model, Lighting Studies, 3-D Computer Modeling Interior/Exterior, Sections, CD, Boards from 10 Years of Excellence in Design (10YRS063)

Bevell, Shane “The big building boom: six new buildings are shooting up across UNLV’s campus.” Inside UNLV. (2007).

Bevell, Shane. “New Additions: construction continues on both Main, Shadow Lane campuses.” Inside UNLV. (September 2007): 1 & 11.

“Current and Future Projects: Science, Engineering and Technology Building.” Facilities Management and Planning, University of Nevada-Las Vegas. 2004. [Online]. Available: http://www.unlv.edu/facilities/plancon/sci.html Accessed September 21, 2004.

"Nevada Best of 2008: UNLV Science and Engineering Building." Southwest Contractor. December 2008: 78

“Numerous construction projects help university keep pace with unprecedented growth.” Inside UNLV (Sep. 2001): 1, 8.

Pamphlet featuring a rendering and description of proposed building. 2003. [Online]. Available: http://www.unlv.edu/pubs/scientech/bldgSummary.pdf Accessed September 29, 2003.

Rolley, LaNelda. “Building on success: The new science and engineering building will be a sophisticated facility where interdisciplinary research and education will flourish .” UNLV Innovation. Winter 2006. 2-5.

"Sletten Starts New Education Projects." Southwest Contractor, March 2006, 12.

"Status Check - Current Building Projects: Science and Engineering Building." Inside UNLV. September 2008: 4.

"University Construction Report 2006: The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Student Recreation Center." Southwest Contractor. August 2006: 66-70.

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: Project Team Members List.

“UNLV plans new science and engineering research facility.” It’s Academic 11, n.2 (Summer
2002): 2. Includes rendering.

Vogel, Ed. “Board OKs Buildings List.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 22 September 2004. [Online]. Available: http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2004/Sep-22-Wed-2004/news/24826272.html Accessed September 23, 2004.

Vogel, Ed. “Prices Rise Sharply for Campus Building Projects.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 16 September 2004. [Online]. Available: http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2004/Sep-16-Thu-2004/news/24780090.html Accessed September 16, 2004.

“Building Boom” UNLV Magazine pg 4.


“Plans for New Building Move Ahead” Inside UNLV. pg 1. 1 July 2009.

This project won a 2004 AIA Nevada Design Citation Award in the Unbuilt category.

“One Wild Ride” Inside UNLV pg 1.

AIA Nevada Design Awards (2009) Entry No. B09005, Submission.
Spatially Direct Parent: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Spatially Largest Parent: University of Nevada, Las Vegas