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Sustainable Design of Research Laboratories. Planning, Design, and Operation

Architecture, Sustainable Design A comprehensive book on the sustainable design of research laboratories Today's research laboratories are complex and difficult building types to design, and making them sustainable adds more obstacles. Written by members of the well-known firm KlingStubbins, under the guidance of its Directors of Laboratory Planning, Engineering, and Sustainability, Sustainable Design of Research Laboratories represents a multidisciplinary approach to addressing these challenges. With the needs of architects, engineers, construction professionals, and facility owners in mind, this book provides a road map for sustainable planning, design, construction, and operations. The book is valuable both to experienced laboratory designers seeking guidance on sustainable strategies, as well as professionals versed in sustainable design who want insight into laboratory applications. With content rich in guidance on performance strategies, even the most technically oriented reader will find valuable lessons inside. This book: Focuses on the links between best sustainable practices and the specific needs of research laboratories Provides a number of case studies of the best contemporary sustainably designed labs, with a focus on architecture and engineering Explores the challenges in applying rating systems, including LEED, to laboratory buildings Examines unique considerations of sustainable approaches in leased and renovated laboratories Includes contributions by experts on approaches to integrated design, site design, programming, and commissioning This important book shows how theoretical ideas can be applied to real-life laboratory projects to create healthier and more efficient research environments.

Издательство: "John Wiley&Sons Limited"

ISBN: 9780470915974

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KlingStubbins is an architectural, engineering, interior, and planning firm based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kling's firm was founded in 1946 by Vincent Kling, FAIA, and had grown to become the largest architecture firm in Philadelphia, and one of the largest in the world. The Stubbins Group was founded by Hugh A. Stubbins, FAIA, in 1949. In January 2007 Kling and Stubbins merged to form "KlingStubbins." Kling's expertise was in research labs and commercial space, but it had designed projects in a large variety of building types and uses. Stubbins had designed several notable and historic buildings, and worked with noted Philadelphia city planner Edmund Bacon.__TOC__

Firm history

Originally established solely as an architecture firm, the company has grown over the years to include engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, and several branch offices in other cities. In 1969, the firm brought engineers into its office, and by 1986 had become a full-service A/E firm, then called The Kling-Lindquist Partnership, Inc. 1996 saw the opening of the firm's first satellite office in Washington, D.C., with later offices added in Raleigh, North Carolina and San Francisco. Kling became affiliated with the Boston based architecture firm Stubbins Associates in 2003. The two officially merged on January 1, 2007 [ [http://www.klingstubbins.com/about/pdfs_news/Design_Giants_Merge.pdf Design Giants Merge] - press release]

One of the most recognizable buildings designed by Kling is the Bell Atlantic Tower completed in 1991, which is among the tallest buildings in Philadelphia. The firm has won numerous awards at the regional level in recent years.

Notable Kling buildings

* United States Postal Service Processing & Distribution Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2006
* Merck Research Laboratories Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2005
* University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Research Complex I, Aurora, Colorado, USA, 2005
* Wyeth Headquarters Phase II, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA
* Bell Atlantic Tower, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 1991
* Penn Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 1950s
* GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical R&D Headquarters Complex, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
* Dow Jones & Company Corporate Office Facility, Princeton, New Jersey
* SAP AG America Corporate Headquarters, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

Notable Stubbins buildings

* Congress Hall in Berlin, Germany
* Yokohama Landmark Tower, Yokohama, Japan
* Lankenau Hospital in the Philadelphia suburbs
* Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia
* Citigroup Center in New York
* Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California
* One Cleveland Center in Cleveland
* Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
* PacWest Center in Portland, Oregon
* Chase Tower (Indianapolis)
* Nashville City Center


External links

* [http://www.stubbins.us Stubbins Associates corporate website]
* [http://www.di.net/article.php?article_id=238 "Design Intelligence" article on Kling-Stubbins affiliation]
* [http://www.aiaphiladelphia.org/find/profile.cfm?id=102 AIA Philadelphia chapter "find an architect"]
* [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/cx/?id=penncenter-philadelphia Emporis page on Penn Center]
* [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=bellatlantictower-philadelphia-pa-usa Emporis page on Bell Atlantic Tower]
* [http://www.emporis.com/en/cd/cm/?id=klinglindquistpartnership-philadelphia-pa-usa Emporis page on Kling]
* [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=edwardmscolnickresearchcenter-boston-ma-usa Emporis page on Merck Research Laboratories Boston]

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