• University of Lethbridge - Science Commons

    Science Commons establishes leadership in transdisciplinary research, while creating a new exemplar for climate-responsive labs.

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  • Yale Science Building

    Supporting an integrated science community

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  • Tarleton State University – Engineering Building

    Engineering campus connections through the design of a new gateway building

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Inspirational environments for innovation

Behind every academic researcher is a great academic research facility. Bright minds supported by a high-caliber workspace can think outside the box, explore the unknown, and push limits in their quest to change the world.

Keeping up isn’t the goal; we strive to get ahead. This starts with giving the right people the space to collaborate, the tools to innovate, and the freedom to discover the next generation of advancements.

College and university research facilities provide environments that inspire creative thinking and collaboration, but they must also meet the space demands of an advancing and evolving field.

Need for lab space is booming

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted how many industries work, but when it comes to scientific facilities, labs aren’t going anywhere. Specialized equipment, safety measures, and legislated hazard management means that lab work can’t be done from home. There’s an opportunity here for combined, multidisciplinary lab facilities. Read More

University of Manitoba – Stanley Pauley Engineering Building

Interest for engineering programs was on the rise at the University of Manitoba, and our team designed a new award-winning academic and research space that announces the presence of the new engineering precinct in the heart of the campus. Read More

West Chester University – The Sciences and Engineering Center & The Commons

In this story of campus transformation, our team worked through the challenges of integrating a new hybrid building on a constrained campus site to shape student life, promote academic collaboration, and reclaim the landscape. Read More

Louisiana State University - Medical Education Building

The new four-story Louisiana State University (LSU) Medical Education and Innovation Center for their Graduate Medical Education program reminds students that medicine is first and foremost a humanistic profession focused on healing. The administration of this facility seeks to educate students who are purpose-driven to care for all members of society, including the poor and disenfranchised. Read More
We work with brilliant visionaries and innovators who are creating solutions to serious challenges.
Laboratory Architecture Firm
University Architecture Firm
Green Design Firm
Top 25 Design Firms

Our team earned the fourth spot in Building Design + Construction’s 2020 ranking for laboratory architecture firms.
Building Design + Construction (September 2020) ranked us fifth in university sector architecture firms.
We were ranked second in top green design firms in educational facilities by Engineering News Record (September 2020).
Engineering News Record (June 2020) ranked us fourth out of the top 25 design firms in general building – education.


Architecture & Interior Design We create spaces that are engaging and uplifting, that contribute to our collective sense of health and well-being, and encourage the sustainable stewardship of our communities.
Research + Benchmarking Expertise is not static. Through our Research + Benchmarking program, we connect team members across sectors, geographies, and disciplines to continually learn and improve.
Buildings Engineering With decades of innovation and experience under our belts we’re engineering a promising future leveraging the best in building systems, technology, energy analysis, and sustainable performance.
Landscape Architecture Whether it's an urban park, a restored wetland, an athletic complex, or a waterfront destination--through analysis, planning, and design, we create inspired landscapes that reflect context and user needs.
Program and Project Management We know from experience that delivering a complex project without surprises doesn’t mean there won’t be challenges, but our creative approach to planning and controls can head off most problems.

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