Jeff Schantz, AIA

Science & Technology Sector Leader

Jeff is a nationally recognized thought leader specializing in the design of landmark facilities for colleges and universities, research institutions, federal agencies, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical clients worldwide. His expertise includes facilities for convergence science, engineering, applied sciences, high-containment biosafety, public health, nanotechnology, academic medical centers, animal facilities, and material sciences.

Jeff’s extensive career includes projects for such clients as NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Caltech, Regeneron, The University of Chicago, Jackson Laboratory, and the Francis Crick Institute.


Cleanrooms for nanofabrication, bioengineering and tissue processing are among the most technically complex and costly core facilities to build. Architecture alone can't realize these special spaces: it takes a team of expert collaborators. More

In June of 2016, at the start of a new MassChallenge Accelerator program, 12 start-ups applied for the EYP Scholarship for Design Innovation. Our goal was to identify and support start-ups who inspire creativity and problem-solving through design. More

EYP is a passionate innovation culture, so we feel a special connection to MassChallenge, whose mission is to catalyze a startup renaissance. Inspired by their entrepreneurial drive, the EYP Scholarship for Design Innovation will identify and support start-ups that inspire creativity and problem-solving through design. More

Science changes constantly, so science buildings need to constantly change. Having the ability to change quickly and affordably has always been a challenge. We have five strategies to help our clients understand the tradeoffs between cost and capability... More

Albuquerque-based Van H. Gilbert Architects (VHGA) and EYP's Boston-based Science & Technology team have been selected to design The University of New Mexico's new Physics & Astronomy Interdisciplinary Science (PAIS) building.  More

Throughout 2015, Metropolis’s publisher and editor in chief, Susan S. Szenasy, led the Metropolis Think Tank series of conversations on the seismic cultural shifts reshaping our society and the importance of injecting a new humanism into design and architecture in order to better deal with emerging challenges. In "Maker Culture and The Human Factor", Susan spoke with EYP about the process of creating educational spaces that foster engaged, hands-on learning and making.