Labs, Research

Labs, Research March 22, 2022

Three must-know strategies for developers in today’s Life Sciences industry

While the life sciences industry had been steadily growing, this growth exploded when the pandemic arrived—and there is no indication that this lightning-fast pace will slow down any time soon.

By Holly Lennihan and Alicia Pandimos-Maurer
Labs, Research January 3, 2022

The Expanding Lab: Considerations when repurposing space to bolster research capabilities

With an urgent need to increase lab space all over the country, the logical question is: can we convert non-lab space into lab space?

By Regal Leftwich
Courtesy: Susan Holt Photography/Syska Hennessy
Labs, Research September 2, 2021

Building, renovating and engineering Labs: Six things developers and clients should know

Developing lab facilities is far more complicated than developing most other building types, especially when it comes to MEP engineering.

By George Hachem and Nick Caronna
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Labs, Research August 20, 2021

SUNY Buffalo State College completes final phase of Science & Mathematics complex

20 years in the making—and it proves well worth the wait. The project was completed in October 2020 and includes the much-anticipated planetarium and greenhouse.

By Frank Sica
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Labs, Research June 11, 2021

The Big Shift: how laboratory design should respond to personalized medicine

Crucial to the success of personalized medicine is the “big shift” away from large-scale pharmaceutical manufacturing to small-scale lab manufacturing.

By Alicia Pandimos-Maurer
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Labs, Research April 20, 2021

Seven factors for converting commercial office buildings into research labs

Empty office spaces due to the COVID-19 pandemic are making some want to turn them into research labs, which brings its own unique set of challenges.

By Katie Courtney and Don Rosen
Courtesy: CRB/Halkin | Mason Photography
Labs, Research March 12, 2021

10 things developers need to know for the next lab opportunity

The demand for lab space is growing, which can leave designers feeling flummoxed. How can they meet their clients' expectations? Consider these 10 steps.

By Mark Paskanik and Michelle Gangel
Courtesy: Mark Herboth, Clark Nexsen
Labs, Research November 13, 2020

The impact of science and technology facility design on COVID-19 research

Science and technology facilities designed for Medicago and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies serve as case studies for how design helps researchers combat health crises like COVID-19 and what makes them effective.

By Don Kranbuehl
The new labs are at IU Bloomington and at the IU School of Medicine on the IUPUI campus. Courtesy: Liz Kaye, Indiana University
Labs, Research October 27, 2020

University starts lab operation for COVID-19 mitigation testing

Indiana University has started operating its own labs for COVID-19 testing and will be able to complete 35,000 tests per week.

By Chuck Carney
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Labs, Research October 19, 2020

Design solutions for aging mid-century laboratories

Aging mid-century laboratories continue to be a pressing challenge for institutions across the country and building owners are at a crossroads with what to do with these buildings.

By Michael DeLuca, Jeff Murray, FAIA and Carl Schultz, PE, LEED AP