High-Profile Monthly recently asked Signer Harris Architects to draw on our experience working in the Life Science Industry to write an article explaining the drivers of laboratory design. The article, “Collaboration in the R&D Workplace”, focuses on the physical impact that collaborative business models have had on research environments based on our experience delivering spaces [...]
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In recent years, our local economy has seen a dramatic expansion of the biotech sector – in Cambridge’s “Biotech Corridor” in particular. This was the topic of a recent CoreNet New England Chapter Event, where Bill Harris moderated a panel discussion between three industry leaders from Genzyme, Novartis, and the Broad Institute, who shed light on the business drivers that have led to the expansion and how that growth has impacted space demands and real estate decisions.
Through its annual Best Workplace Awards, CoreNet Global New England recognizes workplace projects that demonstrate innovation in design, use of real estate, functionality, and technology that support an organization’s mission. CoreNet recently honored the 80,000 square-foot renovation of 301 Binney Street at the Broad Institute for the project’s demonstrated contribution to core business functionality.