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Case study: Converting non-science spaces into (electrified!) cutting-edge research environments

Adaptive reuse may be your best expansion option considering the space and budget constraints most research organizations are facing, but converting non-science space into research environment has its challenges. Session leaders demonstrate how a 1920's industrial building was successfully converted into a cutting-edge research and clinical center for the Icahn School of Medicine. They detail strategies for overcoming existing conditions, building electrification, insertion of MEP infrastructure, and managing giant floorplates in order to accommodate changes in biomedical research programs over time. They detail the resulting design solutions that accommodate 243 scientists in cancer research, neurology, genomics, stem cell research, CRISPR, and proteomics.  

Occurs Location
Monday, April 8 2:20PM - 3:15PM
Atlantic 1
CEU Type Units
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
1.00 Units
Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW)
1.00 Units