Yale School of Medicine, Sterling Hall of Medicine, I-Wing
The goal of this project was to completely transform the I-Wing’s obsolete research spaces into a cutting-edge environment designed to attract the world’s best researchers. This renovated 20,000 sf space is used by Yale’s genetics department consists of four large, open-design wet bench laboratories, and provides light-filled office and common facilities for faculty, staff, visitors, fellows and students. The project involved a phased design and renovation of the 2nd and 3rd floors of one of the wings of the existing Sterling Hall of Medicine, and the 3rd floor of the existing Nathan Smith Bridge, on the Yale School of Medicine campus. Sterling Hall, with wings surrounding a central rotunda in the heart of the medical campus, is one of the oldest buildings in the school. The 40,000 sf of renovated space is shared by several departments within the school of medicine, the largest being Genetics.