Microbial Sciences Building project earns state architectural design award

The Wisconsin Department of Administration has awarded the Microbial Sciences Building project the “Excellence in Architectural Design Award.” The award was one of five Outstanding Design and Construction Awards presented by Governor Doyle at the Feb. 20 meeting of the state building commission.

The award recognizes the accomplishments of Plunkett-Raysich Architects of Madison based on project management, design, quality, energy efficiency, sustainability, partnering of the entire team with engineers and contractors, schedule, budget, and state agency feedback.

“Plunkett-Raysich Architects were recognized for their work on the Microbial Science Project on the UW-Madison Campus. This project brought UW Madison’s core Microbiology, Bacteriology, Food Microbiology & Toxicology and Medical Microbiology and Immunology together to increase collaboration for cutting-edge scientific discovery. The building’s unique site offered many challenges that the firm successfully overcame,” according to an announcement from Governor Doyle’s office.

More information on the the award and the project are available in a press release from Plunkett-Raysich.