Science Facilities --HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
Facilitating Research. Discusses thorough planning, communication, innovation, and a realistic budget as key steps in the renovation of university biotech research facilities. 10/31/2002
Facility Earns LEED Platinum Rating. Describes features of the University of California at Santa Barbara's Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, which obtained the highest LEED rating available. 03/31/2004
Facility Focus: Academic Buildings. Describes the design of the Agnar Pytte Center for Science Education and Research at Case Western Reserve University and the School of Law building at Gonzaga University. Discusses how their atriums... 07/31/2002
Facility Focus: Medical Schools Profiles three new higher education medical schools. Northwestern University's Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center is cited for sensitivity to its downtown Chicago location. The... 03/31/2006
Facility Focus: Medical Schools. Reviews new medical teaching facilities. Florida International University's Health and Life Sciences Center features flexible spaces that can accommodate multiple disciplines within the building... 04/30/2006
Facility Focus: Research Facilities. Profiles new research facilities at the University of Southern California and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. 09/30/2008
Facility Focus: Research Facilities. Profiles new scientific research facilities at the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and at The University of Michigan. Their design, equipment, and sustainability features are described. 11/30/2009
Facility Focus: Science Buildings. Provides an overview of five custom designs used in university science buildings. Descriptions include renovation to a mechanical engineering lab, construction of a new building for molecular biology... 02/28/1998
Facility Focus: Science Buildings. Describes three college science buildings that support student- centered learning in their science programs. How the schools created facility spaces that were interactive but quiet, merged multi-... 03/31/2000
Facility Focus: Science Facilities. Documents successful new science facilities at Mankato State University, University of Central Oklahoma, and Georgia State University. 04/30/2010
Facility Focus: Science Facilities. Discusses design and architectural features of two new science facilities at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida, and a new graduate research tower the University of Wisconsin... 10/31/2001
Facility Focus: Science Facilities. Describes four recent higher education science facilities which were designed around their respective institutions' academic programs. The facilities are MIT's Ray and Maria Stata Center... 06/30/2004
Facility Focus: Science Labs. Describes a Florida Institute of Technology observatory and planetarium deck with 15 small telescopes for individual use, and a physics and biology addition at Boston College that dramatically joins... 03/31/2005
Facility Focus: Science Labs. Describes the buildings of the International Center for Public Health of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and the Louise C. Buhl Hall of Sciences at Chatham College in... 10/31/2002
Facility Focus: Science/Research Facilities. Profiles examples of innovative design at Stephen F. & Camilla T. Brauer Hall, Washington University; Duke Lemur Center, Duke University; and Ocean and Coastal Studies Building, Texas A&M... 02/28/2011
Fast and Smart: Design Principles for Academic Research Laboratories. Presents fundamental principles of best practices in academic laboratory design: transmission of knowledge and advancement of research. The author's subtopics Faster and Smarter provide specific... 06/30/2011
Fast-Tracking Helps KU Create Complex Building in Just 15 Months. Profiles the construction of the University of Kansas Multidisciplinary Research Building, whose completion in 15 months made the University eligible for federal grants. Details of design, project... 12/31/2007
First Annual Go Beyond Awards Celebrate Achievements in Lab Sustainability. Recognizes individuals and laboratories that were cited by the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories. The contributions of winners and honorable mentions for individual, organizational... 10/31/2008
Fit-Out Creates Efficient Lab Space Fast for Broad Institute. Relates the response of the Broad Institute to the challenges of designing laboratory space that is efficient and flexible for continued growth. First principles are flexibility, transparency, and... 12/31/2010
Fit-out Project Presents Unusual Challenges. Focuses on the challenges of incorporating Japan's Kowa Science Institute into Boston's Center for Life Science, a first-of-its-kind speculative, privately-owned, multi-tenant research... 10/31/2010
Focusing on the Invisible. Examines whether or not the design and development of an educational laboratory changes when the focus is on nanotechnology. The author explores current laboratory building trends and the added... 12/31/2007
Form and Flexibility Highlight RPI's Biotech Center. Details Rensselaer Polytechnic University's new Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies. The plan accommodates the interdisciplinary educational program with abundant casual and... 02/28/2006
Francesco Bellini Life Sciences Building and the Cancer Research Building. Profiles this cancer research and biomedicine center with offices, seminar rooms, conference areas, common-area kitchens on each floor, and research laboratories. The facility connects to the... 10/31/2009
Fund Development for Science Facilities. A college president shares his advice on the critical elements of a capital campaign program for science facilities. 08/31/2002
Genetic Complement. Describes the University of Toronto's new Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research. The modern and environmentally sensitive structure features a highly flexible and open... 12/31/2005