Minnesota Departments of Agriculture and Health

Laboratory Building

Saint Paul, Minnesota


This collocation Laboratory for the Minnesota Departments of Agriculture and Health puts Minnesota at the forefront of public health and food safety. The 176,000-square-foot Laboratory building brings together scientists, researchers and administration in a work environment that stimulates opportunities for shared research, information, and operational efficiencies. Connected to the adjacent Orville L. Freeman office building via a skyway and plaza, the Laboratory functions on three levels with office support and meeting rooms organized around a central lab core to encourage interaction.

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An urban plaza and skyway links the office building to the laboratory building, reinfor