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Lab Classroom Facility

Published 10/23/2012

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is a constantly evolving four-year liberal arts college whose enrollment has grown to more than 9,000 since its founding in 2006. Recognizing that investment in the sciences is essential to the institution's continued growth, administrators see this new laboratory classroom building as an important step towards fulfilling current needs and anticipating the requirements of future development in the fields of laboratory biology, chemistry, and physics.

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HPA Uses Mobile CT and MRI Scanners to Study Infectious Diseases

Published 10/16/2012

Researchers at the Health Protection Agency (HPA) in the United Kingdom have developed a way to safely anesthetize and transfer animals from BSL-3 and BSL-4 containment to a mobile imaging facility for CT and MRI scans without breaking the containment barrier. The process allows them to obtain the high-resolution, three-dimensional images necessary for their research without building a costly suite onsite.

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Maximizing Safety and Uptime at Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute

Published 10/9/2012

The need to minimize risk governs almost every aspect of building operation at biocontainment facilities, presenting special management and operational challenges. With safety and security such paramount priorities, the rigorous environment is further complicated by sophisticated infrastructure, multiple user groups, and a mix of personnel with varied competencies and skill levels.

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Renée Samuels Center at the Hartford Art School

Published 12/20/2009

The Renée Samuels Arts and Technology Center at the University of Hartford's Hartford Art School is a 15,000-sf, two-story addition that provides a new facade for the existing Taub Hall, where an additional 6,000 sf of space has been renovated. Studios, classrooms, and galleries surround a common space shared by all of the departments. Koopman Commons, a central two-story atrium, is a flexible space that promotes interaction among students and faculty with expansive walls for hanging art or projecting images.

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