Explore the historical heritage of the University of Utah campus with a virtual tour of buildings, both modern and historic, that have received recognition from the AIA, Preservation Utah, engineering/contractor/trade groups, etc.
CROCKER SCIENCE CENTER
2017 Utah Construction & Design – Most Outstanding Large Renovation/Restoration Project
2017 Utah Masonry Council – Excellence in Masonry Design Award
2017 Associated General Contractors-Utah – Best Renovation/Restoration Project ($25+M) of the Year
The renovation and expansion of the George Thomas Building, the former home of both the University of Utah's Library and the Utah Museum of Natural History, will result in a truly remarkable space for students, researchers, and the scientific community of the U and the world.
The new Crocker Science Center brings cutting-edge technology and leading research together, creating a portal to the sciences; the building will increase the accessibility to laboratories, social spaces, and study areas. In a building which has been dedicated to knowledge of the present as well as the distant past, it is fitting that the newest role for the George Thomas Building will be a springboard for the future of research, scientific development, and education.
2016 International Interior Design Association (IIDA) – BEST Award
The IIDA (International Interior Design Association) Intermountain Chapter awarded Lassonde Studios the BEST (Brilliantly Executed Spaces and Thinking) award for interior design in the Learn category recently. The Learn category is open to all education related interior design projects including education administration facilities, K-12 schools and higher education buildings. The judges awarded Lassonde Studios the BEST award saying “the edgy fun vibe greatly evokes creative collision,” in reference to the environment carefully crafted to inspire entrepreneurs. The building was designed by EDA Architects in association with Cannon Design. EDA designed the interior spaces and is thrilled to see students living and creating at Lassonde Studios.
HISTORIC FORT DOUGLAS
Welcome to Fort Douglas. The majority of the fort was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1970. The University of Utah Fort Douglas Heritage Commons is also an Official Project of Save America’s Treasures, a public-private partnership between the White House Millennium Council and the National Trust for Historic Preservation dedicated to the preservation of our nation’s irreplaceable historic and cultural treasures for future generations.
FORT DOUGLAS PX BUILDING 638
2015 Utah Heritage Foundation – Adaptive Reuse Award
2013 AGC – Partnering Project of the Year
SPENCE ECCLES SKI TEAM BUILDING
2017 Utah Construction & Design – Most Outstanding Sports/Recreation Project
2017 ENR Mountain States – Best Project Award – Sports/Recreation
This fabulous $2.26 million, 7,000 SF facility is the proud new home of the consistently competitive University of Utah ski team, the reigning 2017 NCAA Ski Champions. Made possible in part by the generosity of favorite U ski alum Spence Eccles, this two-story building combines form and function into one highly efficient space, with a building envelope combination of masonry, wood rain screen, and composite metal panels.
HUNTSMAN CANCER INSTITUTE PRIMARY CHILDREN’S & FAMILIES’ RESEARCH CENTER
2017 Utah Construction & Design – Most Outstanding Healthcare Project
Phase IV of this world-renowned cancer center adds 225,000 SF to the existing HCI campus with opulently design spaces that offer the comfort and warmness of a four-star resort. In addition to 85,000 SF of lab space and 81,000 SF of population research space, this $125 million phase added 165 offices, two inspiring, two-story tall interior atriums, two sky bridges that connect lab spaces, and a beautiful outside plaza that was designed to promote collaboration between researchers in casual settings.