Psychological & Brain Sciences Building

Psychological & Brain Sciences Building
Location: 
Gilbert Street and Iowa Avenue
Zone: 
East Campus
Start Date: 
Summer 2017
Completion: 
Summer 2019
Cost: 
$33.5M
Square Footage: 
58,400GSF

This project will construct a new facility to expand and relocate the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. The project also includes razing the southeast wing of Seashore Hall, allowing for construction of the new building, which will provide a direct connection to Spence Labs. The remainder of Seashore Hall will be taken down at a later date. 

The new building will is to be comprised of a mix of offices, dry laboratories, collaboration space, classrooms and student work areas. The Lower Level and Ground Level are composed of open commons spaces, classrooms and administration offices. The upper four stories contain faculty offices, dry laboratories, and open commons space.

View the webcam at: https://webcam.iowa.uiowa.edu/pbsb/

What's New: 

(updated Nov/Dec 2017)

  • The bid for PBSB was awarded to Knuston Construction and preliminary work began Nov. 1.
  • A sidewalk closure is in place for work to extend utilities from Van Allen Hall to Spence Labs and the future PBSB. 
  • A portion of the SE wing of SSH will come down beginning early December and will take approximately five weeks to complete
Architects: 
BNIM Architects