Interdisciplinary Science and Technology 12

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This new multi-level research and education building will provide a centralized location for Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering’s new School of Manufacturing Systems and Networks at ASU’s Polytechnic campus. The state-of-the-art ISTB12 builds on Polytechnic’s long-standing reputation as a solutions-focused hub for engineering and technology education, research and collaboration. 

The approximately 173,194 gross-square-foot building will consist of three floors and 128,828 programmable square feet for office, meeting, instructional, research and collaboration spaces to prepare students to contribute to engineering solutions for societal challenges. 

The project will support the needs of faculty and students with specific spaces and labs specializing in additive manufacturing, robotics for smart manufacturing and industry automation, cyber manufacturing and operations research, semiconductor manufacturing, and manufacturing systems for the energy sector.

The project will be a comprehensive addition to ASU’s growing Polytechnic campus and push forward the proposed Innovation Research District adjacent to the campus.

Sustainability features include rainwater collection for site landscaping as well as solar-ready infrastructure. The project is expected to meet ASU sustainability goals by achieving LEED Silver certification.

Campus:  Polytechnic
Gross square footage: 173,194
Total project cost: $185,000,000
Architect:  SmithGroup
Construction team: McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Project start date:  September 2023
Project end date:  August 2025