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April 26, 2017 12:00 am
Now in its 51st year, the Laboratory of the Year Awards continue to recognize excellence in research laboratory design, planning and construction. The 2017 Laboratory of the Year Judging Panel is proud to award this prestigious achievement to the following facilities.
April 19, 2017 11:50 am
MaryBeth DiDonna
Laboratory Design spoke with Michelle Yack, NCIDQ, LEEP AP, Senior Interior Designer with TRIA in Boston.
April 19, 2017 11:26 am
MaryBeth DiDonna
Laboratory Design will be live-tweeting from next week’s Laboratory Design Conference in Raleigh. Follow us on Twitter @labdesignnews, and use the hashtag #2017LDC.
April 12, 2017 1:58 pm
Margetta Thomas, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is a nonprofit genomics and genetics research institute in Huntsville, Ala. Opened in 2008, the 152-acre campus is located in the center of Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the U.S. and the fourth largest in the world.
April 12, 2017 1:47 pm
Laboratory Design Newsletter
Laboratory Design spoke with Mark Kranz, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Vice President, Design Director with SmithGroupJJR in Phoenix.
April 12, 2017 12:37 pm
MaryBeth DiDonna
As the 2017 Laboratory Design Conference approaches, we invite you to get to know the professionals who will be delivering the event’s feature presentations. Laboratory Design interviewed some of the experts who will be leading sessions at this year’s conference. Full interviews can be found on
April 12, 2017 11:42 am
Adam Denmark, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, and Steve Hackman, AIA, LEED AP, SmithGroupJJR
The forensic field is attracting new graduates from forensic science education programs every year ... however, many students attempting to enter the field lack the balanced academic background that crime laboratories increasingly demand.
April 12, 2017 12:03 pm
MaryBeth DiDonna
Not every cleanroom is a laboratory, and vice versa ... however, in many cases the two can be one in the same.
April 12, 2017 12:21 pm
Raffe Khazadian, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, O+M, CDT, TRIA
Cleanrooms offer an indoor environment unique to any other indoor environment—and with it, pose some unique design challenges.
April 12, 2017 12:25 pm
Steven Andersen, AIA, Leo A Daly
The Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) is a sprawling complex of underground labs that occupies the former Homestake gold mine in Lead, S.D.
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