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Design and planning service for health science facilities

Pharmaceutical manufacturing facility design constraints

In pharmaceutical manufacturing facility design constraints often exists between the limitations inherent in site constraints – the building “envelope”- and the pressure of intent to ‘open’ that envelope to maximise the floor area, in …

MHRA GMP deficiency data trending 2015

2015 MHRA GMP Inspection Deficiency Data Trends

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is an executive agency of the Department of Health in the United Kingdom which is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are …

Architecture art

Is Architecture Art in a Life Science Setting?

Yes. That old chestnut.

Well, that is to say, the notion of “architecture as art” or moreover reframed as the simpler question “is architecture art?” has intrigued me for such a long time now – …


Value Engineering using Building Information Modeling (BIM)

With the increasing optimisation of value-engineering using Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for advanced pharmaceutical facility design, it has never been more critical to properly understand the existing conditions of buildings when working on …