Duke Energy & Innovation Center
Anderson, South Carolina
Size: 42,229 sf
Status: Completed 2011
Project Awards: Outstanding Design Award, American School & University Architectural Portfolio 2011
The Duke Energy Innovation Center is designed as an incubator space to house small, early-stage high technology companies, particularly those focusing on photonic materials, nanotechnology, and biomaterials. The Innovation Center is for emerging technology enterprises and is located adjacent to the existing Advanced Materials Research Laboratory (AMRL) in the Advanced Materials Center. This gives start up business access to innovative resources and learning opportunities. This is a public-private joint venture project with two occupants. Clemson University occupies 24,285 sf while the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) occupies 17,944 sf of space. SCRA supports the growth of entrepreneurial technology companies. All new construction utilizing public funds is mandated by South Carolina state law to be a minimum of LEED Silver. This building achieved LEED Gold Certification.
Scope of Services