• Laboratory Planning

    Designing labs that stimulate collaboration and interconnectedness.

Meet our Leaders

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

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Jorge de la Cal Andrew Labov James Simeo Jennifer Swedell

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3 CO Projects Shortlisted for World Architecture Festival

The Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building for the University of Arizona – Phoenix, the Miller Medical Education Center for the University of Miami School of Medicine and our submission for the University of Miami Student Housing Master Plan Design Competition were shortlisted for the 2017 World Architecture Festival! Held in Berlin this November, our projects will compete in Completed Projects- Education & Research, and Future Projects – Education and Competition Entries categories.

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The 96,631-square-foot complex will open in June 19, and will include 30 cutting-edge biology and chemistry labs with the latest instruments, as well as a 2,500-square-foot planetarium and a roll-back rooftop observatory housing telescopes for viewing the night sky.

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The Life Sciences Building at Loyola Marymount University is the winner of a 2017 AIA California Council Merit Award for Design!

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The Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building is the recipient of the 2017 Metal Architecture Judges Award for the innovative use of regional, recycled and recyclable copper in its inspired and high-performance façade.

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Associate Principal and Senior Laboratory Planner Jennifer Swedell recaps her first day with CO and the growth of the Freshman Research Initiative at the University of Texas at Austin.

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We are excited to announce that the Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building in Phoenix, AZ has won a 2017 North American Copper in Architecture Award. Congratulations to our collaborators and to The University of Arizona. We’d also like to share that the adjacent Health Sciences Education Building was named a Top 10 NACIA award winner selected from a pool of the best copper projects from the last decade.

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