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AO Science + Technology studio comprises a specialized team of architectural problem-solvers. The studio is led by Douglas White, founder of WHL Architects, who brings over four decades of experience in the tech, biotech, life sciences, medical, pharma, and telecom fields. Our collective expertise includes designs for data centers, research labs, and maker spaces.

To further our expansion, and to better serve our clients’ needs, we have a new address in the heart of Silicon Valley. Let AO assist in creating your space to research, build, and develop the next generation of innovations to advance our world.

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Designing Labs for a Post COVID-19 World

Future labs will need more space and altered layout plans. AO Science + Technology Principal Douglas White discusses what to embrace and avoid when designing labs to provide optimal adaptability.

By Douglas White, AIA, NCARB | Lab Manager Magazine

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AO Science + Technology is well positioned for growth in the San Diego market

By Ray Huard | San Diego Business Journal

Leveraging our Solana Beach office and the expertise of Douglas White, AO’s new Science + Technology design studio is well positioned for growth in the San Diego region.

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AO Launches New Science + Technology Design Studio, Adds new NorCal Address

AO Press Release

AO has acquired Silicon Valley-based science and technology architecture firm WHL Architects, forming AO Science + Technology. The Sunnyvale-based science and technology design firm was founded in 1987 by Douglas White, AIA, NCARB, who joins AO as principal, spearheading AO Science + Technology studio alongside AO Partner Rob Budetti.

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