Laboratory consultants together with Brian Griffin and PDT architects / Donovan Hill for Queensland Institute of Technology’s Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation. The IHBI headquarters was built to reflect and bring to life the philosophy of collaboration in a practical way. The open plan nature of the building, with its numerous formal and informal spaces for members to congregate and meet, is designed to enhance communication, collaboration and innovation.
- Sustainability through flexibility of specific work environments
- Generic laboratory spaces with ‘Kit of Parts’ furniture which enables changes in work practices throughout the building’s life cycle
- Learning community design modules
- Peristitial services reticulation allows change without disruption to internal work environment