Science & Technology Design Topics

Advanced Science & Technologies

Advanced Science & Technologies

SmithGroupJJR specializes in the planning and design of a variety of science facilities, from life sciences to material...
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Advanced Science & Technologies

Safer labs, greener labs: Ventilation strategies

Safer labs, greener labs: Ventilation strategies

Today, there are a few givens that challenge design teams and owners striving to create state-of-the-art laboratory fac...
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Safer labs, greener labs: Ventilation strategies

Creating AMC Linkages

Creating AMC Linkages

Academic medical centers are meeting the demand for enhanced interdisciplinary collaboration by employing strategies to...
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Creating AMC Linkages

From Research Park to Innovation Community

From Research Park to Innovation Community

Research parks are a key component of today’s knowledge economy. Initially conceived in the 1950s as real estate dev...
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From Research Park to Innovation Community

Research Environment of the Future

Research Environment of the Future

The research environment is progressing. Growing industry workforce, evolving demographics and the teetering economy are t...
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Research Environment of the Future

Forensic Medicine

Forensic Medicine

Laboratory space design represents a highly specialized challenge for facility owners, architects, and engineers. It requi...
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Forensic Medicine

Integrated Campus Planning

Integrated Campus Planning

As higher education confronts unprecedented change, campus planners are taking on the critical role of synthesizing an ins...
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Integrated Campus Planning

Designing for the Next Generation of Scientists

Designing for the Next Generation of Scientists

There has been much speculation about what the academic scientific workplace of the future will look like. As young scient...
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Designing for the Next Generation of Scientists

Forensic Science Facilities

Forensic Science Facilities

Forensic science facilities have experienced an influx of operational and design changes due to advancements in technology...
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Forensic Science Facilities

Laboratory Renovations

Laboratory Renovations

The collapse of the United States housing market in 2007-08 precipitated a nearly commensurate downturn in new nonresident...
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Laboratory Renovations

The Evolution of the Engineering Building

The Evolution of the Engineering Building

In March 2016, SmithGroupJJR convened in San Francisco, California to host an Advisory Board discussion in conjunction wit...
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The Evolution of the Engineering Building

Energy Laboratory Design

Energy Laboratory Design

As the demands of a growing population continue to impact the environment, today’s generation is responsible to rese...
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Energy Laboratory Design

Remaking the Engineering Building: Strategies for Success

Remaking the Engineering Building: Strategies for Success

Borrowing a page from a playbook more familiar to real estate turnaround experts, a number of research-based institutions ...
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Remaking the Engineering Building: Strategies for Success

Forensic Graduates Require Hard Science, Soft Skills

Forensic Graduates Require Hard Science, Soft Skills

The forensic field is attracting new graduates from forensic science education programs every year and the number of indiv...
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Forensic Graduates Require Hard Science, Soft Skills

Preparing for an Era of Talent Scarcity: The Evaporating Technology and Research Talent Pool

Preparing for an Era of Talent Scarcity: The Evaporating Technology and Research Talent Pool

By 2050, the global population is expected to soar by 30 percent. As our world grows, it’s also aging: one in six pe...
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Preparing for an Era of Talent Scarcity: The Evaporating Technology and Research Talent Pool

LAB2050: Laboratory of the Half Century

LAB2050: Laboratory of the Half Century

The Laboratory of the Half Century (aka Lab2050) is an initiative SmithGroupJJR embarked on to dig deep into the scientifi...
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LAB2050: Laboratory of the Half Century