CO Architects worked with Frederic Zernhausern, a professor at the University of Arizona, to fit out a half-floor of a building on campus. Custom labs designed to the specifications of star researchers help research universities attract and retain valued talent. Image: Bill Timmerman
CO Architects is among a handful of firms that caters to this trend.
Courtesy Flad/Page Design Partnership
Flad Architects, Page Southerland Page, and WSP will plan, program, and design the HCCL.
The Barnes Hall of Science at Franklin College, Franklin, Ind., underwent a complete renovation with a new wing.
David Miller of BSALifeStructures offers technical advice on renovation of college and universi...read more
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
The science and technology (S+T) sector is arguably the industry’s most complex because it caters...read more
All photos: JLL/Phillip Spears
McCarthy Building Companies with Flad Architects acted as the design-build team.
Rice University’s New Emerging Science & Technology (NEST) Center includes collaboration portals located across its floorplan designed for spontaneous interaction and defined by bright green, writeable glass panels. Photo courtesy CannonDesign
Simply putting researchers and clinicians in the same building with hopes that serendipitous coll...read more
The 159,000-sf Catalyst building will be eastern Washington's first net-zero-energy ready building. Image: McKinstry
Catalyst will be part of an innovation hub, with Eastern Washington University as its main tenant...
Photo: Mark Hadden
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
This innovation center has several office, lab, and residential buildings in the works.
Photo: Warren Jagger Photography
KieranTimberlake designed the facility and Shawmut Design and Construction was the general contra...read more
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
Design changes in lighting and HVAC systems were required to meet compliance criteria.
SGA designed the incubator space.
It’s all about flexibility and talent for the future of life sciences.
Photo: Aaron Leitz Photography
The building marks the second phase of a 168,000-sf complex.
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
This LEO A DALY-designed project makes way to produce the world’s most sensitive detector to this...read more
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
The facility, which nests at “the core” of the university’s Medical Center, relies heavily on tec...read more
HDR, HOK, and Interior Architects top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest science + t...read more
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
A new Perkins Eastman white paper finds limited employee interaction at NYU Winthrop Hospital, a...read more
Here is how the See + Hear + Do = Remember mantra can be applied to maker spaces and instructiona...read more
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
A new Transwestern report highlights favorable market and regulatory changes.
Infographic: Shepley Bulfinch
A three-month study of science facilities conducted by Shepley Bulfinch reveals key findings rela...read more
Pfizer's 285,000-sf BioPlace will feature flexible lab layouts and collaborative research spaces. Image: Clayco
The facility will consolidate the company’s local workforce, and provide flexible work and resear...read more
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.
Silver Award: North Dakota builds a new medical/health sciences school to train and retain more p...read more
Moffitt Cancer Center Core Laboratory. Image © Gensler
While most labs are designed to achieve that basic functionality, a transformational lab environm...read more
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The lab’s main purpose will be to help in the investigation, recovery, and accounting of American...read more
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
A new CBRE report emphasizes the importance of collaboration and standardization in lab design....
Rendering courtesy HOK
The 980,000-sf, $931 million facility is the result of a unique financing mechanism that brought...read more