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Laboratory Design: It's Time for a Breakthrough

Laboratory Design: It's Time for a Breakthrough
Laboratory Design: It's Time for a Breakthrough, Cern, The Globe of Science and Innovation. Image Courtesy of smartglassinternational.com
Cern, The Globe of Science and Innovation. Image Courtesy of smartglassinternational.com

As science continues to propel forward, it seems that the architecture to support scientists and their advancements is falling behind. The problem of laboratory design was recently brought up in an article by The Financial Times' Edwin Heathcote, who cited labs around the world, from Mendelsohn's Einstein Tower to Cern's giant timber globe, as great examples of an architecture of collaboration and experimentation. If some of our greatest discoveries today are often happening in mundane environments, what would happen if the architecture of labs and offices began to support and inspire innovation? Read the full story here.

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Cite: Eric Baldwin. "Laboratory Design: It's Time for a Breakthrough" 14 Nov 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/444473/laboratory-design-it-s-time-for-a-breakthrough/> ISSN 0719-8884

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