Drake Hall

Project Highlights

Drake Hall is the central hub on campus for the Chemistry department. This new addition will provide an additional 20,000 square feet of teaching laboratory and collaboration space. New laboratories will include General Chemistry teaching labs, a new Biochemistry teaching lab, and future research space. A new accessible entrance, along with other accessibility upgrades, will provide an atmosphere that is inviting, collaborative, and inclusive.

Documents Complete

March 2020


Bid & Award Phase

April 2020-November 2020



November 2020-May 2022


Design Team

  • Architect: Ewing Cole
  • Structural Engineers: Ewing Cole
  • MEP Engineer: Ewing Cole

Project Team

  • Project Manager: Jim Dechant AIA / Taylor Van Duyn
  • Associate University Architect: Peter Krawchyk
  • UD Project Engineer: John Davis
  • Chemistry
  • Maintenance & Operations
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Network & Systems Services
  • Custodial Services
  • And many more

Construction Team

  • Construction Manager: Bancroft Construction Company