G/A was the prime architect in a design-build contract to improve 1845 square feet of laboratories for “meta-materials” research – defined as “engineered materials whose underlying structure can alter the overall response to electrical and magnetic fields”. This renovated space has ultra low vibration, ultra low magnetic field and ultra low acoustic noise lab areas, which have significant potential applications for microscope and computer development.
G/A provided full architectural services for these laboratories on the 2nd floor of Building 66. The scope of work included floor plan alterations, management and coordination of mechanical, electrical, and structural systems, and new equipment.
For more information, see LBNL’s project website: www.lbl.gov/publications/recovery/projects.html.