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Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research Lab

A future-focused collaborative research space

  • Location

    Berkeley, California

  • SQ FT

    26,000

  • DIRTT INSTALL

    3 Months

  • DIRTT Construction Partner

    Vantis

  • Architect

    Studio Blitz

  • General Contractor

    James R. Griffin

Image Credit: Desiree Benko

The Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research (BAIR) Lab at the University of California is unique. The multi-disciplinary research and learning space has almost as many robots as people. To build it out, they looked to DIRTT. Working with our team in the past, they knew we would create a contemporary, tech-enabled space. All while keeping costs under control.

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UC Berkeley envisioned a lab that was more Silicon Valley than lecture hall. They worked with DIRTT to make the BAIR Lab open, inviting, and durable. It’s a space that feels like a cool tech start-up, with meeting rooms, showers, and even a bike room. Super high-speed Wi-Fi and beefed-up soundproofing make it easy for people to work and think. And a thoughtful layout means everyone can enjoy panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. Plus, the BAIR Lab was fully Zoom-enabled before that was even a thing.

The installation was tidy and fast. Modular power helps future proof the space. And the budget number held true for the entire project. DIRTT made UC Berkeley’s facilities team just as comfortable as the people — and robots — who spend their days in the BAIR Lab.

Take a closer look at the project here.

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    PLAN

    Discover how DIRTT can bring the most value to your project.

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    TRANSLATE

    Your design is translated into DIRTT components. You’re empowered with real-time feedback to make faster decisions.

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    MANUFACTURE

    With software connecting directly to DIRTT factories, every element of your DIRTT space is precision manufactured within 21 days.

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    INSTALL

    DIRTT components are rapidly installed on a clean job site with less waste.

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    ADAPT

    Your agile DIRTT space is built to evolve with you. DIRTT components embrace change for a future-friendly space.

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