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The new Innovation Center at Port San Antonio is seen locally as a critical addtion to this tech campus. Renderings: Port of San Antonio/RVK Architects

September 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The facility will include a 2,500-seat arena and serve as new home for the city’s S&T museu...

Video: What's driving the boom in life sciences real estate?
August 25, 2020 | BD+C Staff

JLL's Audrey Symes discusses the drivers of growth across the nation's life sciences cluster hu...

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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

July 24, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

CO Architects is among a handful of firms that caters to this trend.

Exterior of CDC's HCCL

Courtesy Flad/Page Design Partnership

June 24, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Flad Architects, Page Southerland Page, and WSP will plan, program, and design the HCCL.

Barnes Hall of Science at Franklin College

The Barnes Hall of Science at Franklin College, Franklin, Ind., underwent a complete renovation with a new wing.

June 03, 2020 | DAVID MILLER, ASSOC. AIA, LEED AP

David Miller of BSALifeStructures offers technical advice on renovation of college and universi...

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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.

Translational health science environments: 6 strategies for open innovation and knowledge transfer

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

April 23, 2019 | Abigail Clary and Chris Lambert, CannonDesign

Simply putting researchers and clinicians in the same building with hopes that serendipitous coll...

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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.

March 21, 2019 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR

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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Students in the University of Nebraska Manter Hall
September 22, 2017 | June Hanley

Here is how the See + Hear + Do = Remember mantra can be applied to maker spaces and instructiona...

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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.

This infographic by Shepley Bulfinch reveals key findings from the firm's study of university and college laboratory buildings.

Infographic: Shepley Bulfinch

August 03, 2017 | Luke Voiland, AIA

A three-month study of science facilities conducted by Shepley Bulfinch reveals key findings rela...

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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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Moffitt Cancer Center Core Laboratory. Image © Gensler

April 13, 2017 | Justin Cratty and Erik Lustgarten

While most labs are designed to achieve that basic functionality, a transformational lab environm...

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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....

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