Max Planck Florida Institute by ZGF and Associate Architect PGAL
Max Planck Florida Institute • Jupiter, Florida • ZGF & PGAL
Based in Germany, The Max Planck Society, is a German basic science research giant that has recently brought a portion of its operations to the United States. The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience is located on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter, Florida. This 100,000 square-foot building features nearly 58,000 square feet of laboratory space that includes: instrumentation labs, computational research, core imaging facilities, microscope suites and much more. With three wings, this LEED-certified building also features a 100-seat auditorium, administrative offices, conference rooms, lab spaces that look out to the atrium, a second story terrace and lab and office spaces that have big windows in the north for maximum use of daylight; the south facing offices/labs have sunshades designed to keep excess heat out.