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...

Laboratory Acoustics

Understanding basic acoustic space design criteria and strategies that building managers, users, planners, and designers can ...

Sustainability Meets Flexibility

What does “high-quality” mean in terms of laboratory design? Good lab design clearly satisfies not only individua...

Don’t Forget the Green

It’s really not optional anymore. Sustainable design must be a part of the holistic approach to building a lab....

Greening Older Laboratories

How does a research facility or biotech company with older laboratories update existing facilities to current energy conserva...

Modular Labs Going Mainstream

How can a lab conduct multidisciplinary research under one roof? What is the most efficient and cost-effective way to add a n...

Pure Water

A successful water system design begins with a clear and precise definition of user needs throughout the facility. The purity...

Design Focus: Sustainability

With the issue of sustainability fast becoming ubiquitous in our culture, the benefits of green design and building are prize...
Crime Lab Design

Crime Lab Design

Design requirements for forensic laboratories are unique. While forensic labs share certain features with academic, research,...

Leaning Toward Lean?

Although the basic concepts and techniques of Lean are straightforward, adapting them to a particular lab situation and integ...

Best and Brightest

Of late, designers and operators of laboratory spaces are beginning to encourage clients to consider an unusual and often unc...

Greener Windows

Film-based, multicavity insulating glass offers superior insulating performance, reduces noise and increases occupant comfort...