Higher Education

Colorado College | Barnes Science Center

The Barnes Science Center is a multi-disciplinary laboratory facility.  Contextual challenges were met by developing a hybrid exterior solution combining elements of two adjacent buildings—a Neo-Richardsonian sandstone masonry building on the National Register and an early 60’s minimalist experiment—with a site solution which created a new science quadrangle for the campus.  The principal social concern of the building program was to provide for a friendly interaction between scientific disciplines, students,…