Biomedical

Cutting-edge discoveries increasingly arise at the intersection of traditional research methodologies in collaborative translational facilities.

Leading Discovery

Brookhaven National Lab

US Department of Energy

Breakthroughs at this world-class facility have earned seven Nobel Prizes.

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Biomedical Manufacturing Cleanroom

VGXI

Biomedical

Validated environments help advance biomedical discoveries.

Modernized interior of the Richards Labs

Richards Medical Research Laboratories

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

STEM

Contemporary interventions guided by careful analysis of the original design unlock the potential of an outdated facility.

Brookhaven

Brookhaven National Lab

US Department of Energy

Biomedical

An expanded research mission and the rise of interdisciplinary collaboration require secure, adaptable labs.

Biomedical Projects

August 9, 2016

Rehabilitating Richards

University Architect at the University of Pennsylvania, David Hollenberg, shares the intricacies and opportunities of renovating Louis Kahn's Richard Laboratories, a National Historic Landmark. More

Considerable functional shortcomings made this design icon the target of much venom for over fifty years. Our modernization brought the technical requirements of laboratories into alignment with Kahn’s plan and spatial design, while vastly improving building functionality and energy performance. In this article, the designer discusses strategies and tactics for invisibly modernizing an iconic but challenging structure.

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Biomedical publications

Animal lab

Center for Neural Science Animal Research Facility

New York University

Biomedical

Modernization transforms underutilized basement space into a core vivarium facility.

Hallway with views into lab

Biomedical Chemistry Institute

New York University

Biomedical

Loft-style labs replace outdated classrooms in this inventive, right-sized facility.

Entrance to The Jackson Laboratory

Research Expansion Program

The Jackson Laboratory

Biomedical

The new Genetic Resources Building expands JAX's capacity to develop and distribute important new models of human disease for research.

Biomedical Projects