Berkeley Lab

Major Moves

Integrative Genomics Building - Building 91

Integrative Genomics Building – Building 91

The Integrative Genomics Building (IGB) will be the home for the Joint Genome Institute (JGI) and Knowledge Base (KBase) programs, in a new four-story, 80,800 GSF facility at the former Bevatron site. The two-year construction phase is anticipated to commence in the Fall of 2016.

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Old Town Area

The demolition of Old Town Area Buildings 25A, 40, 41, 44, 44A, 44B, 52 and 52A made way for Chu Hall and the General Purpose Laboratory. The remaining Old Town Area remediation is being completed in phases with each phase addressing structure demolition, removal of contaminated soils associated with the structures, and stabilization of the affected areas. Demolition of Buildings 5, 16, and 16A is complete, and planning is underway for Buildings 4, 7, 7C and 14.  Clearing the Old Town Area provides an exciting redevelopment opportunity for the laboratory.

Computational Research and Theory Facility – Building 59

Wang Hall – Building 59

Personnel from the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), the Computing Research Division, Computing Sciences Area Office, and Scientific Networking Division relocated from the Oakland Scientific Facility (OSF) and Building 50 complex to Wang Hall in December 2015.

Solar Energy Research Center - Building 30

Chu Hall – Building 30

Chu Hall is the new home for the Berkeley Lab site of the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), the Berkeley National Lab Foundation (BNL), and the Kavli Energy NanoScience Institute. 80 people and over 700 pieces of equipment were moved into this building in April and early May 2015.

General Purpose Lab – Building 33

General Purpose Lab – Building 33

GPL’s tenants include the Berkeley Lab site of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) members of the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) and groups from the Biosciences Area. Moves were completed in August 2015.