Demerec Laboratory at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory houses the Center for Therapeutics Research which advances research for the treatment of breast cancer, leukemia, autism, diabetes, and lung cancer. This $75 million, renovate-as-new project included renovations to existing interiors, rehabilitation of the brutalist concrete façade, and construction of a new, steel-framed addition.
- Fiber-reinforced polymer was used to reinforce new elevator and MEP openings in existing, two-way reinforced concrete flat slab floor and roof structures.
- The mechanical room placed underground, instead of on the roof, to better preserve the historic façade.
- Originally constructed in 1952, the Lab has facilitated four scientists in completing their Nobel Prize work.