The Vontz Center for Molecular Studies at the University of Cincinnati is sited on 3.5 acres in the southwest portion of the medical center campus. It occupies the corner of Martin Luther King Drive and Eden Avenue. The building's footprint is cruciform in plan with a primary north-south axis. The offices are located in the central portion of the building with laboratory wings to the north and south. The building's form consists of a massed group of curving, tilting shapes. The multistory windows are framed and gridded in aluminum. Principal facilities consist of wet laboratories, offices, conference and training rooms, and a lobby space.
Exterior materials: Prefabricated brick masonry panels, curtain wall glazing, galvanized steel detailing. (info from University of Cincinnati web site)
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