UChicago Architecture: William Eckhardt Research Center, Physics of Light

UChicago Architecture: William Eckhardt Research Center, Physics of Light

A time-lapse of the University of Chicago's William Eckhardt Research Center.

Summary

A time-lapse of the University of Chicago's William Eckhardt Research Center designed by HOK Architects. The video highlights the ephemeral and actual aspects of the glass wall of the building and how it reacts to light through one day. The building houses offices, conference rooms and laboratories for the Division of Physical Sciences and the Institute of Molecular Engineering. The specific Physical Science units include Astronomy & Astrophysics and the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics. The building also houses the Pritzker Nanofabrication Cleanroom Facility.(Video by Tom Rossiter.)