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  • Five Space Planning Principles to Avoid the Inefficiencies of Research Program Turnover

    Savings Are Possible Through Precise Planning, Partnerships

    Churn—it’s the constant, costly reality of research space utilization, with a price tag that’s often underestimated. Also underestimated? The opportunity for organizations to realize cost savings, operational streamlining, and overall...

  • Cleveland State University Builds on Engineering Legacy

    Washkewicz Hall Provides Shared, Collaborative Spaces

    Challenged by a two-fold increase in undergraduate enrollment over the past six years, the Washkewicz College of Engineering at Cleveland State University has invested $62 million in a building addition to continue its commitment to students and...

  • Design Strategies for Unknown Occupants

    New Pediatric Research and Education Building at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Creates a Home for All Departments

    Planning for the new Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital (JHACH) Research and Education Building in St. Petersburg, Fla., took place before all the building users were identified, and used strategies like identifying the business and design...

  • When Research Programs Grow Faster Than the Space

    Children’s National Medical Center Finds Innovative Ways to Make Room for More Research

    The Children’s Research Institute (CRI), the research arm of Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., has seen its research programs expand, bringing the need to accommodate more staff and projects. A new innovation campus is in...

  • Northwestern University Solves Space Quandary with Vertical Expansion and Complete Overhaul of Existing Building

    Hybrid Lab-Library Building Increases Research Space, Houses Specialized Equipment, and Promotes Collaboration

    Northwestern University is continually working to grow and improve the quality of its research space inventory. A 2017 renovation and expansion of the Seeley G. Mudd Science and Engineering Library—situated in a prime location on the Evanston,...