Jaharis Science Laboratories and Hastad Hall
This two-phased science project created a new science building at Carroll University, supporting the institution’s strategic plan to “improve academic quality and strengthen the core educational experience for students.” The new center replaced an outdated existing building for Wisconsin’s oldest four-year institution of higher learning.
Phase 1 Jaharis Science Laboratories includes highly flexible undergraduate research and instruction labs for chemistry and biochemistry, biology, environmental science, anatomy, and physics. The design elegantly introduces a modern and state-of-the-art science facility into the surrounding historic buildings. New materials and concepts are woven into the traditional, becoming an integral part of the campus fabric and setting the stage for the following phase.
Phase 2 Hastad Hall houses multi-use classroom and study spaces, along with lab spaces for the physics/engineering, exercise science, and nursing programs. The addition’s design uses local limestone, terra-cotta panels, and similar design details to seamlessly integrate with the Jaharis Science facility. A technology-rich, hands-on nursing simulation lab immerses students directly into a modern-day hospital environment and is fully equipped with cutting-edge medical manikins, a birthing suite, and adjoining control/observation rooms. The first green roof in Waukesha rounds out the science experience for today’s students.
Size: 42,757 gross sq. ft. Jaharis Labs; 38,224 sq. ft. Hastad Hall
Components: State-of-the-art, flexible labs; multi-use classrooms; study spaces; green roof; nursing simulation and collaboration hub with five simulation rooms and medical manikins, a birthing suite, adjoining control/observation rooms, a central lecture space, debriefing pods, and a large examination room with 10 hospital beds and 10 examination tables
Completion: 2016 Jaharis Labs; 2018 Hastad Hall