MCA Cardwell Collaborative
El Paso, Texas
Project Size: 57,761 Square-feet
Located in Central El Paso on the Medical Center of the Americas campus, the three-story, 57,761-square-foot MCA Cardwell Collaborative project includes common areas, business incubator space, and a high-performance computing center on the first floor; and tissue culture facilities, wet and dry laboratories, radio isotope rooms, and other support spaces for biomedical start-up companies on the third floor.
Building features include a structural concrete frame and drilled concrete piers, horizontal and vertical aluminum-finned shading devices on the exterior, and a rain-screen system of aluminum composite metal panels over a fluid-applied moisture barrier.
Aurora Award: Best Commercial Project – 2017
U.S. Green Building Council: LEED Silver – 2017
CMAA: Project Achievement Award: Healthcare under $50 million – 2017