Future Labs

Future Labs

Labs have come a long way since Thomas Alva Edison’s improvisations with fireplace chimneys to exhaust noxiou...
Designing for Science

Designing for Science

When executive director Graham Shimmield and his colleagues set out to build a new home for Bigelow Laboratory for ...
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 ...

Going Greener

Equipment vendors continue making strides to reduce energy use and consumables.
Green Lab Design: Mostly About Air

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...
A Q&A with Select Lab Design Experts

A Q&A with Select Lab Design Experts

Four lab professionals share their experiences with major lab design projects and the lessons they learned along the way....

Pushing Design Boundaries

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

Office Space

Want to build a lab? Think you don't have the space or the funds to do so? Think again! You can place high-technology researc...

Changing Spaces

Over the last decade, traditional office and R&D designs have failed to serve new business models and employment arrangem...