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Education Projects

Biodiversity Conservation Center


Client: University of Wyoming
Location: Laramie, WY
Size: 40,000 s.f.
LEED Certification: Gold
Services: Full architectural & engineering services.

NJRA Architects, in joint venture with Malone Belton Abel, provided full architectural and engineering services. NJRA was responsible for all schematic, design development, and construction document plans and specifications. This facility was designed to achieve LEED-NC 2.2 “Gold Certification” Level. We teamed up with IBE (Institute for the Built Environment), Colorado State University to prepare the required documents for certification.

The Robert and Carol Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center advances the understanding of natural history and conservation. The Center provides educational opportunities for understanding the rich variety of living organisms to inspire passion for the natural world. Visitors to the Center expand their knowledge of living organisms and their role through innovative and interdisciplinary research. The Center helps develop and preserve natural history collections for research and education. The Center also promotes the vitality and stewardship of natural and managed ecosystems through research, education and information dissemination.