Science & Technology

Designs that advance new discoveries

The pace of discovery relies on the resources supporting it. That’s why we design facilities and processes that foster connections between passionate people—because from people come ideas, and from ideas come transformative discoveries.

Whether the project is an academic research or instructional laboratory, research and development facility, biomedical laboratory, or biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility, we’re helping our clients improve quality of life in our communities.

Science is a complex business and designing facilities that adapt to evolving technologies presents unique challenges. Flexibility to adapt to changing standards and needs, sustainable building design, and high-volume production are some of the many factors to be considered. We understand those complexities and work with owners, researchers, instructors, and production managers to design facilities and efficient processes that inspire creative thinking and collaboration.

Converting commercial or office space to life-science use

Unused office space? Developers and owners are looking for ways to reinvigorate their facilities and find new opportunities. With the recent increases in the speed and accuracy of life science research, office spaces are a prime candidate for conversion to laboratory space. With a few considerations in place—location, energy use, safety, and flexibility. Read More
We create simple solutions to complex problems so our partners are inspired to innovate
Laboratory Facilities
MEP Giants
Science and Technology

Building Design + Construction placed us first in their 2021 Top 95 Architecture/Engineering Firms ranking.
In December 2020, Building Design + Construction ranked us fourth in their Top 60 Laboratory Facilities Sector Architecture and AE Firms list.
Out of 100 mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) firms, Consulting-Specifying Engineer ranked us eighth in September 2021.
Out of 80 science and technology facility firms, Building Design + Construction ranked us 12th in December 2021.


Architecture 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.
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.
Environmental Services With 3,100 environmental staff in 20 specialties, we know what to do. When we’re gathering data to permit a new project or collaborating on a plan to remediate an old one, our passion for science drives us.
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 & 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.
Process Engineering From fermentors and bioreactors to purification and sterilization schemes, our process engineers are well versed in the requirements of these technologies and build them into our designs.
Interior Design As humans, we spend a significant portion of our daily lives inside. We believe our emotional and physical well-being is dramatically impacted by the places where we live, work, and play.

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