The White Labs project consists of complete interior demolition and renovation within the existing two-story, 27,000 sf historical building, a new 6,200 sf, two-story addition, and associated site work (new parking layout, equipment yard, mechanical enclosure, patio, and site retaining wall). The renovation consists of the removal/replacement of the entire existing slab on grade, cutting/reinforcing elevated slab for a new stairwell and hydraulic elevator, complete replacement of MEP systems, including three new cold box storage spaces as well as Class 100,000 Clean Room spaces for Yeast Production, Yeast Concentration, Bacteria, and Micro Labs. The addition is a steal framed structure with elevated reinforced lightweight concrete slabs on metal decking that will be utilized for classroom space as well as a tasting area, and a full service kitchen. The building envelope consists of TPO membrane roofing, brick masonry veneer, storefront, and tongue and groove wood paneling with frae-reglet reveals.
White Labs | Pure Yeast and Fermentation
Smith Consulting Engineers
2017 ABC Carolinas | Eagle Award