UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH PARK, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
The NPS research and office building was designed to provide a highly collaborative environment for the researchers and support staff of this innovative pharmaceutical company. The 50,000 square feet of research space includes flexible, state-of-the-art laboratories for every research specialty required to discover and develop new drug compounds, including chemistry, pharmacology, and drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics. The building also provides office space for the administrative and legal staff. All laboratories were designed by FFKR.
The three-story building is organized around a central two-story secured lobby. The lobby steps with the hillside from the public entrance on level one to the research staff entrance on level two. The second-level entrance lobby provides direct access to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail and is flanked by the dining room and seminar room, creating an energized interaction hub for the building.
Client NPS PharmaceuticalsSize 90,000 gsf