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 […]
Planning & Programming
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.
Boston Living with Water was an international competition focused on developing resilient solutions to climate change. Encompassing three sites, it encouraged designers to envision new solutions at a variety of scales. The first place award winner in the Site One, Prince Building competition, LAB’s entry challenged the common approach of retreat and encirclement and proposed […]
Synta Pharmaceuticals is an innovative, agile biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and commercialization of novel oncology medicines that have the potential to change the lives of cancer patients. LAB provided programming and test fit services to allow the company to relocate their headquarters to new facilities in Lexington.
LAB was engaged by the University to provide peer review services and expert consulting to the design team for the new Niels Bohr Institute Research Building. Project includes metrology, etching, lithography, deposition and material sciences laboratories in a clean fabrication facility.
LAB planned, programmed and designed a new facility housing four experimental suites in the fields of quantum physics and condensed matter physics. The suites are designed to achieve extreme vibrational, acoustic, thermal and electromagnetic stability.
As a leading global healthcare and diagnostics company, Hologic strives to make advances toward greater certainty for their customers by providing them with cutting-edge technology that makes a real difference. They move to narrow the gap between doubt and confidence and work to achieve both incremental and transformational progress to improve patients’ lives. LAB was […]
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 […]