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HGA is an integrated architecture, engineering and planning firm that helps prepare its clients for the future. With offices in Minneapolis and Rochester, Minnesota; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, and San Jose, California; and Washington DC, the nationally recognized firm has developed expertise in the healthcare, corporate, arts, community, higher education, and science/technology industries since 1953. HGA’s culture for interdisciplinary collaboration, knowledge sharing, and design investigation enables its clients to achieve success with responsive, innovative, and sustainable design.

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In the News

Case Western Reserve University Plans Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building

Published 4/19/2024

Case Western Reserve University will break ground in October of 2024 on the $300 million Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building (ISEB) in Cleveland. Designed by HGA and Van Auken Akins Architects, the 189,000-sf facility will strategically collocate investigators from the School of Medicine, the School of Engineering, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Initial occupants will be engaged in research across a range of topics including robotics, life science, material science, computer science, and others.

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Bowdoin College's Mass Timber Facilities Break New Ground in Sustainable Design

Published 12/29/2023

Bowdoin College has opened a sustainably designed complex in Brunswick that includes the John and Lile Gibbons Center for Arctic Studies and Barry Mills Hall. Designed by HGA, the two structures represent the first commercially scaled mass timber buildings in the state of Maine. The $37 million project offers a total of 46,000 sf of teaching, research, and museum space.

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Prince Street Partners Plans Redwood City Life Science Complex

Published 12/20/2023

Prince Street Partners is planning a 282,000-sf life science complex in Redwood City, Calif. Designed by Brick, now part of HGA, the project involves the adaptive reuse of an existing 85,000-sf building and the demolition of two other structures. A new five-story, 197,000-sf facility sited atop a two-level garage will be constructed to provide leasable lab and office environments for BSL-1 and BSL-2 research programs.

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Active Learning, New Occupancy Models, and Collaborative Research Enhance Interdisciplinary Science

Published 2/1/2023

The University of Maryland in Baltimore County (UMBC) is surpassing expectations for student retention, faculty recruitment, and productivity by using active learning, pioneering research models, and new building occupancy criteria in its Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building (ILSB). The 130,000-gsf building, which opened in 2019, provides 70,000 nasf of flexible research and education space to accommodate current and future students and faculty in the life sciences and biotechnology programs.

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