Scientific

Scientific buildings require a delicate balance of bespoke requirements: from highly secure and environmentally controlled ‘black box’ areas to large, open spaces that encourage interaction and knowledge sharing, scientific spaces need to stimulate the creativity so vital to achieving breakthrough ideas.

As well as being exceptional research facilities, we understand that scientific buildings also need to meet tough environmental guidelines. We offer sustainable solutions that are often groundbreaking for buildings of this type; continually investigating new ways to save the client money on energy costs and reduce their carbon footprint.

Our dedicated approach to innovative engineering is perfectly suited to these challenges. Informed by the weight of our international experience, we offer solution-based engineering to the highest global standards, maximising the green credentials of every facility we work on.

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Project

13/06/2014

Working closely with architects SOM and our colleagues based in the UK, USA and China, our team prepared a detailed economic strategy to support a concept masterplan for the proposed JingJin New Economic City.

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Project

05/06/2013

The European Spallation Source (ESS) will become the world’s largest and most advanced facility for neutron-based research. ESS is located in the university city of Lund in southern Sweden.

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Copernicus Science Centre

Project

19/02/2013

The Copernicus Science Centre is one of the finest cultural and educational facilities of its kind in this part of Europe. 

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Project

21/09/2012

Designed by Quincy Jones in 1971, the original building was a three storey concrete computer laboratory in need of significant renovations before it become the new home to the Institute. Primary renovations involved removing oversized sun shades, installing high performance double paned glass, introducing a new atrium and transforming what were once offices into research laboratories. The restoration resulted in improved natural lighting and views to the outside, as well as cutting edge energy efficient research space.

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Project

23/05/2011

The Bard Center for Science and Computation is a dynamic, interactive workspace located in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. The stunning curved structure is the new academic hub of the campus, with facilities that will draw...

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Project

05/05/2011

The world-leading Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM) is a brand new, 9000m2 facility which will spearhead the University of Edinburgh’s work into vital stem cell research. A number of innovative renewable...

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Project

05/05/2011

High on a hilltop, just nine miles from Boston, lies the state of the art Brandeis Science Center. This recent addition to Brandeis University opened in 2009, and is a research and teaching centre of excellence which connects new...

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Project

20/04/2011

Edinburgh’s Napier University new Sighthill campus boasts a state of the art Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences for 5,000 students and staff. This ambitious, multi-million pound development will not only feature...

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