Michael Smith Laboratories

The Michael Smith Biotechnology Laboratories is a 85,000 square foot four-storey Biotechnology laboratory building built adjacent to and over the existing University Bookstore. The Michael Smith Building has been designed to be a leading edge laboratory in accordance with the goals of UBC to continue to aspire in a national leadership role in the field of Genomics and to create a facility worthy of the memory of Nobel Laureate, Dr. Michael Smith.

  • Address: 2185 East Mall
  • User: Faculty of Science
  • Project Manager: Graeme Silvera
  • Architect: Henriquez Partners + Associates
  • Construction: PCL
  • Project Size: 85,000
  • Budget: 30,132,000
  • Construction Status: Complete
  • Completion: January 2005
  • Occupancy: January 2005 (Interim), December 2005
  • Sustainability Rating: LEED Silver (Equivalent)