Franklin, Indiana

Delivery Method:

Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc)


Science Center


51,000 SF

Construction Cost:

$13.7 million


BSA LifeStructures

Construction start:

May 2017


January 2019

Franklin College’s science facility, Barnes Hall, was built in 1927 and renovated in 1987. It was a 30,000-square-foot facility that housed 10 teaching labs and one research lab. The new facility is 51,000 square feet in size, with 12 teaching labs and three research labs. Total lab space was nearly be doubled. The updated features include flexible classroom and lab spaces, dedicated space for student research projects, collaborative learning spaces, improved technology and numerous sustainability features.