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Family and Consumer Sciences Vivarium

Family and Consumer Sciences Vivarium

Feasibility Study: Perkins Will    
Architect: Perkins Will, Austin, TX
Total Project Cost (DD): $3,600,000
Total Project Cost (CIP): $4,000,000    
Contractor CMR: Vaughn Construction
Design Development Approval: November 2018
GMP Approval: January 2019 (Projected)
Construction Start: January 2019 (Projected)
Construction Completion: Spring 2020 (Projected)
Occupancy:    Spring 2020 (Projected)

The Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Vivarium Research Facility will house small live animals
(e.g., rodents) and support research in the areas of cancer, psychology, and neuroscience. The proposed layout and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing enhancements will take into consideration that this project is an existing laboratory conversion. This facility will meet certification requirements and comply with all standards delineated in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Eighth Edition).

Status:  Perkins+Will is the A/E and Vaughn Construction is the CMR.  Design is final and the project is on the agenda for BOR approval in November 2018.

Next Milestone: The next milestone will be the start of construction.