About two months ahead of opening, UI Labs' executive director Caralynn Nowinski gave the Tribune a first look inside the $16.5 million former factory being transformed into a research and development center. ... Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, the building features wide, light-filled work spaces; office and meeting bays; a state-of-the-art, tiered classroom; a public town hall space; a kitchen and more. It also will include the equivalent of a "clean room" for ultraprecise measurements.
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First Look at UI Labs' Goose Island Facility
Source: Chicago Tribune