SIUE Health Sciences Complex

The design-build firm is Clayco + Poettker JV with Lamar Johnson Collaborative, Inc. and Christner, Inc. serving as the lead architects on SIUE’s new health sciences building.

This latest facility on Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s campus will be 176,000 square feet and accommodate the School of Pharmacy and the School of Nursing. The project consists of a three-story health sciences building that will offer space for offices, academic classrooms, synthetic chemistry, nursing wet lab, pharmacogenomics, biochemistry, vivarium, and microbiology.

Activity will begin on site in spring 2023, with construction slated to begin in the fall. Project completion is anticipated for summer 2025. The Illinois Capital Development Board will oversee the project in accordance with the protocol for state-appropriated construction projects.

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“With today’s groundbreaking at SIUE, we usher in a new era for Southern Illinois and its world class University – with greater access to quality education and first-rate healthcare,” said Governor Pritzker. “The state of Illinois is making sure that SIUE has the best training resources and facilities that are required for the University to provide the best of the best in every field that it offers. Together, we are building a more prosperous future for the students, faculty and families of this region.”


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville


Edwardsville, Illinois


176,000 SF


  • Architect: Lamar Johnson Collaborative