Research facility added to Texas Medical Center
Situated on the Texas Medical Center’s North Campus in Houston, the new Methodist Hospital Research Institute is a 12-story, 440,000-sf facility dedicated to translational research. Designed by New York City-based Kohn Pedersen Fox, with healthcare, science, and technology firm WHR Architects, Houston, the building has open, flexible labs, offices, and amenities for use by 90 principal investigators and 800 post-doc trainees and staff. A comprehensive imaging suite connects to the existing hospital, while a new two-story lobby has second-floor pre-function, conference, and auditorium spaces. A 12th-floor terrace overlooks the medical center campus.