The faculty at the University of Alberta envisioned an educational home for the scientific, business, and community leaders of tomorrow.
For Jeff Raasch, it all started atop the Empire State Building about 40 years ago.
Jerry Polly shares his thoughts on the role of architecture in the global energy dialog.
Jerry Polly discusses how the built environment can provide researchers with energy requirement information and what slight modifications can mean for usage.
Healthcare, like most industries is on a constant march toward greater efficiency as regulatory uncertainty and rising costs eat into profit margins.
The culture connects you with the entire office, and it really helps you grow in your career.
Planning for The American Center has involved countless hours and more than 225 individuals.
Jeff Zutz discusses how 3D modeling allows the client to become more engaged in the design process.
By returning to a more traditional way of designing and constructing, David Black surpassed all expectations for Simon Hall.
Seven Nobel Prizes have been awarded for discoveries made at Brookhaven.
Universities are increasingly faced with outdated buildings and fewer open parcels to build on.
"Mr. Lego's" construction allowed Team Flad to donate over 2,900 canned goods to Middleton Outreach Ministry.
Understanding how a design worked for a particular client becomes the genesis of a new design process.
You're given the ability to see not just what you are responsible for on a project ...but the entire process.
David Black discusses considering campus culture and history to create a sense of place.
Creating a cGMP Facility for Early Clinical Trials of Molecular Imaging and Therapeutic Agents
There's a real commitment in the firm to continuous learning, knowledge sharing, and mentoring.
Flad's President discusses evolving building classifications and the affect on how project teams are structured.
Rachel Nelan discusses SWOF strategies being implemented at GM's Research Center in Warren, Michigan.
It's important to us that we do great work, but it's also very important that Flad Architects is a great place TO work.
After ten years in the making, a newly designed and constructed dining facility came to fruition in grand style.
The University of Saskatchewan celebrates the opening of the new Health Sciences building
The CCIS is introduced as the University of Alberta's new home for collaborative research.
Indiana University's Simon Hall received "High Honors" in the R&D Magazine Lab of the Year competition.
At Flad, we focus on design as a means to a solution, we listen to our clients and respond to their needs.
How do you effectively condense a six-month hospital design process into one week?
A creative design process for a carpet competition is featured on 3M's website.
Improving the patient's experience and the organization's bottom-line.
Building design influencing laboratory behaviors and effectivness
Jeff Zutz discusses how Lean helps project teams be proactive on workflow and its impact on facilities.
Health Facilities Management features Mercy Medical Center. Utilizing LEAN principles, the clinical staff became directly involved in creating the new Emergency Department.
In a world where the only constant is change, it is not enough to only plan where the equipment will be located.
Steve Freson discusses Flad's partnering role for meeting strategic and design goals.
Dr. Cox shares the details of working with Flad Architects on the UW-Madison Biochemistry buildings, Phases I and II.
How fast can you deliver a project from schematic to owner occupancy?
You're given a lot of opportunities to contribute to each project from day one.
Strategies for keeping partially occupied facilities operational during renovation
The NBAF is envisioned as a state-of-the-art biosafety level 3 and 4 facility.
Rachel Nelan addresses the rapidly changing research environment.
School Construction News has reported on the new Chemistry and Chemical Biology Building set to open in 2016 at Rutgers University.
St. Mary's builds Wisconsin's first freestanding satellite emergency center.
Skills are tested in real-world settings with no risk of harm to patients or practitioners.
Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes, Florida Hospital
Jerry Polly discusses methodologies used to create the Advanced Energy Center.
No matter how expertly designed the facility is, if it costs too much to build and operate, it can never truly be successful
Laura Serebin discusses the methods used at the University of Alberta for the integration of daylight
Creating sustainable energy research spaces can be a challenge.
The Koury Oral Health Sciences Building was conceived, designed, and built with minimal environmental impact in mind.
A conversation with Rachel Nelan about the processes and research that helped create the SWOF platform.
It's not so uncommon for construction projects to begin with a box. That box just usually isn't made out of cardboard.
This article by Robert Osgood discusses connecting and aligning distributed, global innovation teams for high performance.
The environment is very relaxed, people are very helpful. I find that I can go and ask anyone anything.
As companies struggle with limited financial resources, a growing number are turning to a new kind of renovation - repurposing.
Renovating non-containment buildings into BSL-3 research spaces is an attractive alternative to new construction.
Florida Hospital builds a facility dedicated to reversing one of today's most significant health challenges.