Everything Old is New Again

Monday, April 24, 11:10 - 12:00 PM

Room #: City of Oaks

The continuously rising costs of building and land are causing institutions to carefully consider when new construction is the right choice. Combined with an increasing surplus of outdated but structurally-viable existing buildings, many are now considering the benefits of adaptive reuse. What challenges do these legacy facilities present for both design aesthetics and engineering needs of contemporary sciences? With research ...

Big Impact, Little Space

Monday, April 24, 4:10 - 5:00 PM

Room #: Salon F-H

For years, "collaboration" has been a buzzword for new lab building design. But how do we update existing science buildings to improve collaboration? This session will focus on three topics: 

1. Designing labs for collaboration.
2. The millennial generation’s workstyle and how it influenced the design of Rice University’s New Emerging Science and Technology Center (NEST), a 15,000 ...

Alcami Tech Center: Perspective from the Owner, Lab Planner and Engineer

Tuesday, April 25, 11:10 - 12:00 PM

Room #: City of Oaks

Alcami specializes in all phases of pharmaceutical development—from critical preformulation studies to commercial product lifecycle management. The advantage of using Alcami is consistent, flexible and reliable on-time delivery. To meet these market demands for fast turnaround, the design team worked closely with the owner to renovate their existing headquarters facility in Wilmington, N.C., to provide for additional laboratory testing facilities ...