Delawie Renews Firm Membership with Biocom

Delawie renewed its membership with Biocom in May 2017, further demonstrating the firm’s increased involvement with California’s Life Science industry. In addition, Senior Associate, Greg McClure, AIA, LEED AP, has joined Biocom’s Facilities Committee, where he will network with various life science facilities personnel to discuss life science facility trends, energy saving design solutions, and opportunities for touring specific Biocom member facilities.

About Delawie’s Life Science Studio:

The firm’s Life Science Studio began in 1994 with projects at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in La Jolla, California. Over the past 23 years, the firm has established itself as a leader in life science and biotechnology in the San Diego region. Services include Master Planning and Due Diligence Surveys, Programming, Architecture, Interior Design, and FF&E. The firm’s commissions include projects for government agencies, large pharma, start-ups, universities, and REITS. Many of these projects are “first-of-a-kind” designs, such as the TSRI Skaggs and Buddy Taub NMR Centers. This three-building cluster houses a 900 MHz, 800 MHz, 750 MHz, two 600 MHz, four 500 MHz, and a 350 MHz NMR instrument. Many projects include chemistry and molecular biology labs and their supporting facilities.

The firm’s life science practice team believes in a “high-tech/high-touch” approach to biotechnology design. Projects must incorporate the most advanced technology, equipment, and processes while accommodating their continual and rapid evolution. Equally important is the design of an environment that inspires creativity and collaboration. The goal is highly adaptable and flexible facilities that support the high-performance research while promoting safety.

An important aspect of our approach is the balance between our design philosophy and a commitment to business-driven solutions. This is reflected in projects designed for non-profit institutions such as La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, and large pharma such as Pfizer and Biosite–a large device manufacturer. The firm’s commissions include chemistry and biotechnology laboratories, animal research facilities, electron microscopy facilities, nuclear magnetic resonance facilities, clean rooms, environmental chambers, manufacturing, warehousing,  distribution facilities, headquarters and administrative space.  Our clients include Biosite, Inc., Pfizer, Inc., Gemini Science / La Jolla Institute of Allergy and Immunology, The Scripps Research Institute, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., CarrAmerica Realty Corporation, Slough Estates USA, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and The Scripps Research Institute. At Delawie, we believe that collaboration and partnership are the keys to designing for high-performance science.

About Biocom:

Biocom is the largest, most experienced leader and advocate for California’s life science sector. Biocom works on behalf of more than 900 members to drive public policy, build an enviable network of industry leaders, create access to capital, introduce cutting-edge STEM education programs, and create robust value-driven purchasing programs. Founded in 1995 in San Diego, Biocom provides the strongest public voice to research institutions and companies that fuel the local and state-wide economy. Biocom’s goal is simple: to help their members produce novel solutions that improve the human condition. In addition to its San Diego headquarters, Biocom operates a core office serving the Los Angeles market, satellite offices in Washington, D.C., and Tokyo, and has a continuous staff presence in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento.