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INFINITY Science Center

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, MISSISSIPPI

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Project Details

Client:
INFINITY Science Center, Inc.


Project Size:
68,000 sf

A two-story Science Center which features interactive exhibits which focus on the interdependent ecology of the Earth and its relationship within the solar system. The building includes a 3,268 sf, 216-person capacity restaurant and café, a full size 2,855 sf commercial kitchen, 11,268 sf of office space, 1,835 sf of retail space, 4,661 sf of classroom space and a 1,980 sf Immersive Theater. The focus of the building is the 7,347 sf of Gallery space which includes areas on Science, the Earth, Ocean, and Space. The building is stucco over metal studs supported by structural steel and a spread footing foundation. Cast concrete walls and steel cross bracing were used for lateral support. The roof consists of a curved standing seam roof system, a flat membrane roof and a roof terrace with a paver system. Exterior work included a landscaped pedestrian entrance plaza with a large water feature, a cast stone sign, lighting and flag poles. Finishes include cork and wood flooring, bamboo ceiling panels, quarry tile, porcelain tile, ceramic tile and terrazzo.

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