• Laboratory Planning

    The world’s most important solutions begin in laboratories. We are honored to play a part in creating designs that stimulate collaboration, innovation and human progress.

Meet our Leaders

We understand, and anticipate, the evolving needs of research, and address them with innovative, flexible solutions.

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Andrew Labov Jennifer Swedell

In the News

In this article by Building Design + Construction, COworkers Andy Labov and Jennifer Swedell describe their experiences working with clients and researchers to deliver highly-customized labs. Over the years universities made their lab spaces as flexible as possible. Recently, customization has been making a comeback, partly out of necessity as research universities vie for top students and high-profile faculty. CO is among a handful of firms that caters to this trend.

The Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex at Sacramento State was recognized by the Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC) for Overall Sustainable Design!

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Learn how CO and Sundt Construction championed a successful and collaborative Design-Build process for the Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex at CSU-Sacramento. The method included open and transparent collaboration with the entire team and client stakeholders to achieve an inspiring state-of-the-art facility.

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On January 25, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix campus hosted COnnect2STEM, an annual outreach event to inform and inspire kids about science, technology, engineering, math and medicine.

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CO’s Andrew Labov and Jennifer Swedell present at Tradeline – University Facilities for the Sciences and Advanced Technologies 2019 on October 28-29. Learn more about the session on trans-disciplinary clusters.

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Archello features the tallest addition to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. Check out the 10-story Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building designed by CO in association with Ayers Saint Gross. This copper cladded building is designed to promote collegiality, collaboration, and customization with highly flexible lab spaces and open gathering places.

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Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex at Sacramento State (CSUS) celebrated its grand opening on September 18, 2019.

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