Desert Research Institute
Facilities Master Plan

Reno - 32 acres
Las Vegas - 11 acres
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Top: Illustrative plan of the Reno campus


Top: Portion of the plan for the Las Vegas campus

The facilities master plan for the Desert Research Institute (DRI) establishes the physical framework for the Reno and Las Vegas campuses and supports DRI’s mission as it expands facilities to meet growing needs for environmental research in Nevada, the nation, and the world.

The master planning process analyzed existing and projected facilities to develop long-range plans for responsible, efficient growth at each campus. The plan locates new buildings and landscape spaces to enhance campus development.

Locations: Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada
Responsibilities: Principal-in-charge; Sasaki Associates

Copyright Robert Sabbatini

Bottom: Buildings and circulation sited into the
hillside of the Reno campus

Bottom: Buildings frame entrance to this multi-tenant campus