Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga., has a new science facility that is the first new academic building constructed on the campus in more than 40 years.
The $12.5 million Munroe Science Center is a 42,000-square-foot structure with classrooms, teaching and research laboratories, and office space in two wings on two floors; a public gathering space is in the center area between the wings. The third floor includes a rooftop greenhouse and astronomy platform as well as an enclosed mechanical penthouse.
The building houses the biology and chemistry departments, and part of the psychology department. The architect of record is Lord, Aeck & Sargent.