• Laboratory Planning

    Designing labs that stimulate collaboration and interconnectedness.

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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

Congratulations to Professors Soon-Jo Chung and Yuki Oka who were recognized by Caltech with named professorships – the Institute’s most distinguished award for individual faculty. CO’s designs for both the Chung Aerospace Robotics & Controls Laboratory Renovation and the Oka-Hong Bioengineering Laboratory at Caltech create innovative spaces that support these professors’ impressive research.

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The tallest addition to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus is the 10-story Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building (BSPB), designed by Los Angeles-based CO Architects in collaboration with Ayers Saint Gross. Programmed, designed, and constructed in only 27 months, the laboratory complex allows University of Arizona research scientists to collaborate with local healthcare providers and private companies to find new medical cures and treatments.

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Lab Design Conference  |  Monday, April 29, 2019

Don’t miss Principal Andrew Labov and Associate Principal Jennifer Swedell present ‘Time & Space Challenges: Design While Building 10 Stories of Biomedical Research in 28 Months,’ a discussion of how the Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building was designed.

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CO’s design for these iconic, copper-clad education and research “sister buildings” on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus is featured this month in Metal Construction News. Learn why CO chose copper for the Sonoran Desert-inspired design of the Health Sciences Education Building and Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building for the University of Arizona- Phoenix.

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Located on the northern border of Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, sits a new medical research building for the University of Arizona. The 10-story Phoenix Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building (BSPB) joins CO’s preexisting Health Sciences Education Building on the Biomedical Campus. The design of the building’s facade is intended to blend into the Arizona desert landscape with folded and perforated copper panels.

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We are excited to announce that the University of Arizona Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building received the 2018 Best of Design – Healthcare Award from the Architect’s Newspaper.

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Tradeline’s College & University Science & Engineering Facilities Fall Conference  |  Thursday, November 15, 2018 & Friday, November 16, 2018

Don’t miss Principal Andrew Labov and Associate Principal Jennifer Swedell presenting at the conference in San Diego.

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