Relay Therapeutics is an emerging biotechnology company located in Kendall Square. LAB was engaged to design a new reception area and conference suite to help reinforce the company’s mission to develop the potential of allestoric reactions in drug discovery.
Ovascience is a global life sciences company dedicated to improving fertility for women around the world. The new corporate R&D headquarters is located in 24,000 sf of leased space in Waltham, MA. The design celebrates the international impact of the company and its products through large-scale graphics on the walls and ceilings. It takes advantage […]
With the move of the Anthropology Department to a new building on campus, the decision was made to expand Sociology and bring in Social Studies to William James Hall, a 15-story tower by Minoru Yamasaki. A new stair was added to pull together Sociology, now encompassing three full floors. The Social Studies Department, an undergraduate […]
Set in a 1960’s building near the Cambridge Common, the new Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications is comprised of a large community space, offices and seminar room. The focus of the center is the open working lounge where large chalkboards for collaborative study are flanked by colorful seating groups. The project maintains much of […]
bluebird bio, a biotech company in Kendall Square, had a need to expand it’s laboratories within their existing space. In order to replace desks lost by expanding into the office space, LAB designed a series of touchdown desks. Colorful accents on the wall extend from simple tables that seem to fold out from the wall.
With views overlooking Cambridge and Boston, this upper floor at Harvard’s William James Hall for the department of psychology has as its center a vibrant community space for work and study. Using the nearby Charles River as inspiration, the design of the glass wall between the entry and the lounge provides a decorative element as […]
This lobby renovation transformed a dark space into a bright and lively entry and gathering space for the Kendall Square area laboratory building. Renovation included an espresso bar and new reception desk.
Providing venture capital and leadership skills to build and launch biotechnology companies with the potential to make a dramatic difference in patients’ lives, Third Rock Ventures chose LAB to redesign their headquarters on Newbury Street in Boston to reflect their cutting edge position. Located in three Back Bay townhouses on multiple split levels, we created […]
E-Space is a successful hoteling company geared towards nurturing startups in the Boston area. Hingham is third in a line of locations LAB has designed with the company. Individual small offices share community spaces, including a kitchen and lounge space.
Set on the top floor of William James Hall, the psychology labs extend a new aesthetic derived from the original meeting room and lobby, designed by Minoru Yamasaki. The new renovation establishes a dialogue with the 1960’s design, with curved ceilings, expanded glazing and sustainably harvested woodwork that mimics the teak of the original spaces.