Cleanrooms almost always have the largest impact on cost and schedule in terms of construction and operation for a lab project. New standards such as ISO 14644 will be voted on soon. If passed these standards may increase the impacts of both existing and new cleanrooms on laboratory facilities. This article outlines some key planning... Read more »
“Sky garden” is the term given for vertically stacked, three-story tall landscaped interaction hubs, flanked by formal and informal conference spaces.
Tom Mozina (Perkins+Will),
Gail Bothwick (Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture)
This article compares the varied types of team-based training offered at simulation centers in educational institutions and healthcare system-based centers in order to identify how this learning style impacts the simulation spaces we design.
Task Tuning, variable load shedding and daylight harvesting are three strategies for reducing the energy consumed by lighting systems. This study tested the effectiveness of these three strategies against both the Encelium Lighting Control and Pulse Energy Data energy management systems.
Leah [Davies] Ijjas (Gensler),
Jon Penndorf (Perkins+Will),
Haley Russell (Perkins+Will)
British Technology Innovation Centers each focus on a particular research theme that, though specialized, has relevance across a wide range of industries. They promote faster and more effective translation of laboratory discoveries into products and processes for commercialization.
This study reviews literature and research associated with characteristics of well-designed interiors for healthcare, commercial and educational market sectors, focusing on strategies that improve productivity, health and well-being of occupants.
Carolyn Baross (Perkins+Will),
Sonya Dufner (Gensler)
This study investigates developments of a closed-loop system that localizes wastewater treatment for food production within urban settings.