VIRGINIA INSTITUTE OF MARINE SCIENCE, THE ACUFF CENTER OF AQUACULTURE
Located at the Gloucester Point, VA campus, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science is recognized worldwide for its expertise in coastal marine science. The Institute conducts interdisciplinary research in coastal ocean and estuarine science, educates students and citizens, and provides advisory services to policy makers, industry, and the public.
Kjellstrom and Lee is constructing a 22,000 square foot oyster hatchery which will contain wet lab spaces for the nurturing and growth of oysters from conception through spat development for distribution to commercial hatcheries/processing facilities primarily located on the eastern shore of Virginia's coastal region as well as throughout the state's easternmost riverine localities.
Architects: Quinn Evans | Owner: Virginia Institute of Marine Science | Location: Gloucester Point, VA