An Oculus to the Sky
An Oculus to the Sky

University of Maryland Physical Sciences Building

From below the surface to the sky above, the Physical Sciences Building is connecting its visitors to science. As students and faculty make their way through campus, they are greeted by the explorations of science happening from within.

All in the Details

  • The LEED Gold certified building is 160,000 SF with nearly 50 laboratories
  • The basement contains two levels of underground laboratories as much as 55 feet below the ground to cater to vibration- and temperature-sensitive experiments
  • A café was strategically placed in the lobby to encourage students from all majors to utilize the building


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Status: Built
Location: 4296 Stadium Dr, College Park, MD 20742
Firm Role: Architect