Designing Labs for Lean Operation

Designing Labs for Lean Operation

The design, layout, and placement of laboratories have significant impact on lab processes, behaviors, and communications. A ...

Lab Equipment Procurement Models and Trends

Life sciences, health care, and chemical companies are the major end users of lab equipment. Cash flows of major companies wi...

New Trends in Laboratory Design

Last December’s “INSIGHTS on Laboratory Design” focused on laboratory planning and the lab manager’s ...

Going Greener

Equipment vendors continue making strides to reduce energy use and consumables.

Optimizing Laboratory Exhaust Systems

The creation of sustainable, high-performance and efficient buildings is growing in importance for companies and governments ...

Starting Out: Designing for the Unknown

Securing project funds is the first step in the process, and an initial “visioning” workshop with the core team i...

Green Lab Design : Mostly About Air

Since energy and natural resource consumption are huge components of a lab’s operating expenses, no lab design today ig...

Three Case Studies : Laboratory Expansion

Here we explore three case studies on laboration expansion at an emerging metro-Boston biotech company, a small biophotonics ...

Ask the Experts: A Q&A with Select Lab Design Experts

Q: Describe a recent laboratory design/ build or retrofit at your organization.

Pushing Design Boundaries

Five trends in laboratory planning and construction that will impact future research facilities.