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11/23/15

Awards

UI Labs' DMDII is Named Project of the Year at the 2015 REAL Awards

CoreNet Global, the association for corporate real estate professionals, recently announced the winners of the 2015 REAL Awards—with Project of the Year going to the SOM-designed Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) for UI Labs. The REAL Awards recognizes professionals and projects driving progress. Located on Goose Island in Chicago, UI Labs' DMDII is the first facility of its kind in the U.S., enabling side-by-side collaboration as university and industry partners reinvent 21st century manufacturing. The 64,000-square-foot lab features collaborative office space, visualization facilities, interactive teaching areas, and a manufacturing floor for industrial research and digital innovation. The project team also included Clune Construction Company and JLL, who served as the General Contractor and Project Manager respectively.

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