Monday, March 28, 2011

john curtin school of medical research by lyons architecture firm

Today’s Building of the Week will be john curtin school of medical research by lyons architecture firm.

 [If anyone else has any BOWs they’d like to share, please feel free to let me know! Thx J]

Australian architecture firm, Lyons has completed 'John Curtin School of Medical Research',
a research laboratory designed to enhance interactivity and collaborative research. located
in the capital city of Australia, the low-rise structure is based at the Australian national
university in Canberra.

Housing research facilities, exhibition areas and a 200 seat public lecture theater, the building
features a series of internal spaces that are connected with stairs and open atria aimed at
promoting social exchange and fraternization.

Inside, flexibly designed laboratories accommodate small and large groups, allowing research to
be undertaken in a variety of manners. office areas for independent analysis and support staff are
located next to the labs, delivering an integrated and highly efficient workplace.

You can find more about this building here (EYE CANDY!):