Hazel Hare Center for Plant Science


Hazel Hare Center for Plant Science was designed by coLAB Studio + 180 degrees and built by 180 degrees

This 85,000 square foot horticulture campus is the heart of the Desert Botanical Garden, providing world class facilities furthering the art and science of nurturing the Garden’s renowned plant collection.  The Learning Lab and first of three Greenhouses represents the completion of Phase I of the Desert Botanical Garden Horticulture Master Plan.  Future phases will include a headhouse, a second multiple environmental zone greenhouse, a teaching greenhouse, exhibit space and a desert conservation laboratory.  Sustainability features include LEED and Living Building Challenge principles, smart siting of the structures, passive solar design, repurposing of materials and plantings, and water harvesting. 

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