University of Louisville Clinical & Translational Research Building

Louisville, KY

The Clinical and Translational Research Building (CTR) houses researchers that explore ways to prevent, treat and cure diseases that impact people throughout the world. The cutting-edge research taking place within required a home to match.


  • 290,000 sf high-tech, world-class research center
  • Houses 147,000 sf wet laboratory space, 39,000 sf dry laboratory space, office space, a vivarium and other research areas, including four BL-3 labs
  • A wide array of finishes, including six different ceiling types, 12 unique wall finishes, 26 different floorings, 23 special wall base styles, 42 distinctive paint colors, four different interior glass partitions and 46 varied light fixtures
  • Completed $6 million below budget
  • LEED Gold certified