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How New Energy and Building Codes Will Transform the Massachusetts Life Science Market

New energy and building codes are set to transform how life science companies and universities in Massachusetts can...

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4 Questions Life Science Companies Should Ask Before Signing a Lease

In the Boston area, the pandemic-era boom in life science development led to more companies being caught out by code...

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Why Early Lab Planning Benefits Developers and Life Science Companies

Amid the pandemic-era rush for new laboratory space, many life science companies made a key misjudgment: That any...

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How to Think About the Future Workplace

In the first of a new series on the future of the workplace, SMMA’s Jonathan Merin explains how companies should be...

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Accelerating Science Through Flexibility

The lab of the future is going to be more compact, more efficient, and designed for the institution. No longer are...

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Why Lab Designers Should Aim to ‘Speak the Language’ of Scientists

As lab designers, we are always striving to better understand the needs of lab scientists—the end users who our...

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Hood Park Reaches New Milestone

SMMA has been engaged with the City of Boston, working on the redevelopment of Hood Park to transform the former...

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Real Value in Virtual Environments

Virtual reality affords an opportunity to approach and experience projects in ways that are impossible with standard...

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The Ever-Expanding Role of Lab Architects and Planners

In Part 2 of SMMA’s series on the future of the lab design profession, we explore how lab architects and planners...

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