NIST Robot Testing Facility

Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Client: National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)
Area: 15,000 SF
Completion: 2012

In order for scientists and engineers to test prototypes of autonomous robots in simulated military and civilian scenarios of bomb disposal and urban search and rescue, Colimore Architects designed a 9,600 SF test facility that provides unlimited environmental control for severe heat and cold conditions. .