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Caltech Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience Achieves Multiple Awards

AEI is thrilled to announce California Institute of Technology’s (Caltech) Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building — part of the Chen Institute for Neuroscience — has been honored in two major industry awards programs.

Design-Build Institute of America

Achieving both the National Award of Excellence and the National Award of Merit for Industrial/Process/Research Facilities in the Design-Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) 2021 National Design-Build Awards program, the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building project was recognized for its outstanding team collaboration and innovative design.

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Building Design + Construction

In honor of its collective commitment to design ingenuity and engineering excellence, the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building has also been recognized with a Gold Award in Building Design + Construction’s (BD+C) 2021 Building Team Awards.

From maximizing transparency to achieving electrical resiliency, BD+C judges rejoiced in the building’s innovative design elements — the result of a collaborative project effort and the highest level of team synergy — despite the onset of a global pandemic its associated impacts on the project.

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