Pharmaceuticals

AO’s Science + Technology studio builds upon nearly 40 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, providing a range of architectural and consulting services including long-range master planning, programming, space planning, and design. Our team of experts deliver world class developments for biotechnology, biomedical, bioscience, and pharmaceutical research, including:

  • Standard Research Labs
    • bench/wet labs
    • fume hoods, biosafety cabinets
    • open lab design
    • modular laboratory
    • hazardous occupancies: H-2, H-4
  • Specialize Research Labs
    • BSL-1 to BSL-4, and BSL-2(+)
    • tissue culture labs
    • surgery, quarantine, microisolator
    • greenhouse
    • AIDS research labs
    • organic synthesis/chemistry and protein chemistry
    • microinjection
    • hazardous occupancies: H-2, H-4, and H-5
  • Process Development/cGMP Manufacturing
    • fermentation areas
    • change rooms, gown rooms, air locks
    • sterile prep, sterile fill, sterile processing
    • cold processing rooms
    • clean rooms
    • biomedical products assembly/subassembly
    • hazardous occupancies: H-2, H-4
  • Research / Manufacturing Support
    • cold, warm, freezer, temperature and humidity controlled rooms
    • instrument and equipment rooms
    • centrifugation, chromatography, fermentation
    • glassware prep, wash, dry, autoclave
    • hazardous materials and chemical storage
    • high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC)
    • nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), mass spectroscopy
    • engineering support
    • validation
    • media prep
    • dark rooms
    • Co2/N2 source systems

Our list of pharmaceutical clients include the following industry leaders:

  • Arana Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Cerimon Pharmaceuticals
  • Codexis
  • Comentis
  • CPC [Hangzhou, China]
  • Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases
  • Impax Pharmaceuticals
  • KAl Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Novartis
  • Plexxikon, Inc.
  • Portola Pharmaceuticals
  • Rigel, Inc.
  • TEVA Pharmaceuticals