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Hans Rosling Center’s Unique Facade Design Featured in the Architect’s Newspaper
Source: Architect's Newspaper
9-20-2021 | News
The Hans Rosling Center’s glass and aluminum fins embody the university’s health initiative
Located between the University of Washington’s historic campus in Seattle and new innovation district, the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health is the heart of the school’s Population Health Initiative, a mission aimed at tackling health, environmental, and socioeconomic challenges around the world. Completed in October of 2020, this structure is the nexus for students, faculty, and researchers of several disciplines all working toward the common goal of universal well-being.
This 290,000-square-foot structure was designed by Miller Hull Partnership, in collaboration with Lease Crutcher Lewis, the project’s contractor. This partnership was one that existed from design to completion and has become a model for quick and cost-effective completion. After mocking up a proof of concept, another key collaborator became facade manufacturer Elicc Group. As a large team, various elements—including materiality, manufacturing, andscheduling—were all critical to achieving an integrated facade.