CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering

The CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering (CASE) at Colorado School of Mines is a top-of-the-line facility that contains both the Physics Department and the College of Applied Sciences and Engineering. The facility has versatile laboratory space and technologically advanced active learning classrooms, allowing essential collaboration in science and engineering.

Salas O’Brien provided acoustics and audiovisual system design to ensure the professors leverage the cross-disciplinary strengths within science and engineering. The design considered vibration-sensitive laboratory equipment and integrated multiple displays and projectors into one system, ensuring every student has an optimal learning experience.

2020 Award of Distinction, American Institute of Architects, Colorado

Completion Year



95,000 square feet

Construction Cost

$39 million

Project Partners

Anderson Mason Dale, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson


Silver Certified