The Mitchell Physics Building – LEED Silver Certified

Mitchell Physics (2)Accommodating many types of users, the LEED Silver Certified Mitchell Physics Building Complex is sited along University Drive reinforcing the campus building edge. The complex consists of a 6-story, 43,700-square-foot elliptical building housing conference facilities and offices and a 5-story L-shaped Physics Building of 158,300 SF with classrooms, research and teaching laboratories, and a 468-seat tiered auditorium.

Sustainable Design Features

  • Cistern – Rainwater harvesting system for site irrigation
  • 100% Irrigation reduction
  • 100% Indigenous and recycled building materials
  • Green Roof
  • Building footprint and orientation to minimize heat gain
  • Incorporation of naturally daylighted spaces
  • Interior spaces equipped with occupancy sensors
  • Native drought-resistant plants