Owner

Sika, Inc., Zurich, Switzerland

Location

Lyndhurst, New Jersey

Total Area

36,000 sf

Scope

Architecture and interior design services

Consultants to RSA provided civil, structure, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and cost estimating services

Photo Credit

© Chuck Choi

Sika Research and Development Building Exterior View
Sika Research and Development Building Laboratory Area
Sika Research and Development Building Exterior View
Sika Research and Development Building Interior View

Sika Research & Development Building

Program

First and Second Floors: Research and development laboratories for products ranging from epoxy resins to mortar admixtures, with capacity for sample batch production

Third floor: Administration office space

New Entrance Lobby: Links new building to existing building

Challenges

Timely implementation of Phase I including approval by Hackensack Meadowlands Commission

Addressing complex technical needs of four diverse departments

Liaison with Europe for approvals and environmental issues

Awards

  • Good Neighbor Award - 1998 New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  • Excellence in Architecture Design Award - 1998 American Institute of Architects / Long Island Chapter