The Science & Technology Center for Arizona Chemical is a 23,000-SF addition to Arizona Chemical’s West Savannah, GA, campus. Arizona Chemical is the world’s leading bio-refiner of pine chemicals, providing pine-based materials using afterproduct of the pulping process. these materials include adhesives, inks, coatings, road markings, tires, rubber, lubricants, and fuel additives.
The facility provides 8,000-SF research and development laboratory, executive and administrative offices office, as well as conference spaces. Laboratory space includes wet chemistry labs, 26 fume hoods with two exterior exhausts, and lab casework. The steel structure is clad in brick and curtain wall with contemporary exterior architectural wings made of inverted trusses and metal wall panels. The interior space maximizes natural light from the curtain wall, which is a continuation of the architectural exterior radius feature.
The surrounding campus is improved by the addition of hardscapes, landscaping, and pedestrian walkways that connect the building to the existing buildings and operations on the corporate campus.