University of Michigan’s Biological Sciences Building, 2019 Science + Technology Giants Report, Giants 300 Report, Ennead Architects, SmithGroup Photo Bruce Damonte

The University of Michigan’s Biological Sciences Building (at left) puts science on display. Its exterior cladding is made from terra cotta strips whose colors mesh with other buildings on campus. Design by Ennead Architects and SmithGroup. Photo Bruce Damonte


August 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The science and technology (S+T) sector is arguably the industry’s most complex because it caters...

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All photos: JLL/Phillip Spears

May 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

McCarthy Building Companies with Flad Architects acted as the design-build team.

The 159,000-sf Catalyst building will be eastern Washington's first net-zero-energy ready building. Image: McKinstry

April 09, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Catalyst will be part of an innovation hub, with Eastern Washington University as its main tenant...

Photo: Mark Hadden

April 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C.F. Møller Architects designed the building.


Report on Thomas Edison's West Orange, N.J., Laboratory.

uCity Square, an innovation center in Philadelphia, has ambitious growth plans for the next decade. Image: University City Science Center

October 25, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This innovation center has several office, lab, and residential buildings in the works.

Teaching Lab in Brown University's ERC

Photo: Warren Jagger Photography

July 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KieranTimberlake designed the facility and Shawmut Design and Construction was the general contra...

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Bleacher seating was one of the requirements that the biopharmacutical company EMD Serono needed to meet to earn Gold-level certification from the International WELL Building Institute. Image: courtesy of EMD Serono

June 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Design changes in lighting and HVAC systems were required to meet compliance criteria.

The Engine Chem lab
May 21, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SGA designed the incubator space.

February 26, 2018 | JLL

It’s all about flexibility and talent for the future of life sciences.

Exterior of UW nanoengineering building

Photo: Aaron Leitz Photography

February 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building marks the second phase of a 168,000-sf complex.

February 15, 2018 | David Keenan

What are superlabs? And what makes for a superbly designed superlab?

Nearly a mile below ground level, Davis Cavern at the Sanford Underground Research Facility is getting an overhaul to accommodate an experiment to test a hypothesis about what makes up dark matter. Image: SURF, courtesy of LEO A DALY 

February 07, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This LEO A DALY-designed project makes way to produce the world’s most sensitive detector to this...

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A view from the east wing of Columbia University's new Center for Precision Dental Medicine, which is embedded within Columbia's medical school. Image: (c) Jeff Goldberg

January 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The facility, which nests at “the core” of the university’s Medical Center, relies heavily on tec...

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December 13, 2017 | BD+C Staff

HDR, HOK, and Interior Architects top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest science + t...

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A new white paper published by Perkins Eastman examines why medical centers continue to be allegic to collaboration. The paper concludes that design that's not supported adequately by programming or orientation will be less effective. Image: Perkins Eastman

November 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new Perkins Eastman white paper finds limited employee interaction at NYU Winthrop Hospital, a...

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The Alexandria Center for Life Sciences, in the Gramercy section of Manhattan's East Side, has two towers with a total of 729,000 sf that are completely leased. Zoning changes are making it easier for life sciences companies to build lab and research space in New York City. Image: Alexandria Real Estate Equities

September 12, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new Transwestern report highlights favorable market and regulatory changes.

Pfizer's 285,000-sf BioPlace will feature flexible lab layouts and collaborative research spaces. Image: Clayco

July 18, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The facility will consolidate the company’s local workforce, and provide flexible work and resear...

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Anatomy labs usually get stuck in the dark, dank basement, but the SMHS team relocated mechanical equipment to the rooftop so that Anatomy could occupy the sunlit fourth floor. Photo courtesy Paul Crosby Architectural Photography.

June 12, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: North Dakota builds a new medical/health sciences school to train and retain more p...

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Photo courtesy SmithGroupJJR

September 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The lab’s main purpose will be to help in the investigation, recovery, and accounting of American...

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A new plant science lab at Purdue University has gotten funding approval from the state, and awaits Gov. Mike Pence to sign off on it. Construction could begin next year and be completed in 2018. The lab’s researchers will study how to make cash crops grow better in a controlled, high-tech setting. CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, in a new report, predicts that business strategies will play more important roles in driving the designs for labs of the future.  Image: Purdue University 

August 08, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new CBRE report emphasizes the importance of collaboration and standardization in lab design....

Rendering courtesy HOK

June 16, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The 980,000-sf, $931 million facility is the result of a unique financing mechanism that brought...

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