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Uren Biomedical Engineering Research Hub
Uren Biomedical Engineering Research Hub
Imperial College London
White City, London

Abell Nepp is providing Laboratory Planning services to Allies and Morrison for Imperial College London's £80m Michael Uren Biomedical Engineering Research Hub. The 13-storey centre, 10 storeys of which are research labs and offices, will be built at the new Imperial West Campus. It will contain medical technology to aid research on variety of conditions and enable Imperial's scientists and clinicians to work with external companies to increase innovation.

Flexible Laboratories
Flexible Laboratories
Eli Lilly and Company
United Kingdom

Abell Nepp has been Architect and Lead Consultant on a rolling programme of refurbishments and extension of existing research space since 2011. The proposals create new flexible laboratories capable of accomodating chemistry or biology functions, as well as shared equipment areas for analytical work. The fit-outs also include write-up space adjacent to the labs, accompanied by meeting rooms and breakout spaces.

AstraZeneca Global R&D Centre
AstraZeneca Global R&D Centre
AstraZeneca
Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Abell Nepp have provided laboratory planning services to Herzog & de Meuron and BDP. The £330m building will bring together AstraZeneca's small-molecule/biologics research and development activity, providing a key point of scientific exchange and collaboration in the CBC community. The porous building provides opportunities for science-on-display in the street level laboratories. Construction began in 2015.

EMBL - EBI South Building
EMBL - EBI South Building
EMBL - European Bioinformatics Institute
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton

The BBSRC has funded the £20m expansion of EMBL-EBI, providing bioinformatics-related research and training facilities. The new three-storey building will host over 200 researchers and the ELIXIR Directorate, the new European research infrastructure for life science data. We were the Architect and Lead Consultant for the 5,000sqm D&B project. 2015 Awards: RIBA East Finalist and FX Interior Design Finalist.

Living Systems Institute
Living Systems Institute
Unversity of Exeter
Streatham Campus, Exeter

The Living Systems Institute is a complex building of technically demanding laboratory and research spaces for biology, physics, mathematics and engineering. Abell Nepp provided laboratory planning services, with lead architect Hawkin\Brown for the 7,200sqm multi-disciplinary research building. Technology hubs for lasers, microscopy, plant growth and other specialisms support the compact core laboratories and encourage interaction between researchers. 

Wellcome Conference Centre
Wellcome Conference Centre
Wellcome Genome Campus
Hinxton, Cambridgeshire

Showcased by a glazed elliptical roof, the heritage Kitchen Garden of one of the world's leading scientific conference centres will be enclosed to provide flexible space for events. In the evening, it becomes a bar to extend the 'conference day' for further scientific engagement. The 1600sqm infill surrounds the existing circular Crick Auditorium and refurbishes the Rosalind Franklin Suite.

New Research Building
New Research Building
University of Oxford
Oxford, UK

Abell Nepp have provided User briefing, internal laboratory planning and fit-out design services to the University of Oxford for the integration of Novo Nordisk within the new medical research building at the Old Road Campus.

 

The building will provide a focal point for interaction between researchers and clinicians, right in the heart of one of Europe's largest medical research facilities.

Shared Facilities Collaboration Hub
Shared Facilities Collaboration Hub
Wellcome Genome Campus
Hinxton, Cambridgeshire

This refurbishment signifies the importance of interaction and collaboration between campus researchers. New staff and visitor facilities have been created including a new library and café. Set within a two-storey volume, molecule-clad 'twisted boxes' house meeting rooms and breakout spaces align with vistas between the historic and modern sections of the Campus. Awards: 2015 FX Interior Design Finalist. 

The Pears Building
The Pears Building
Royal Free Charity / UCL
Hampstead, London

Abell Nepp is providing BIM-based laboratory planning services to Hopkins Architects for UCL's Institute of Immunity and Transplantation research facility. The £30m building combines three storeys of laboratories with patient hotel and charity offices.

AMSCI Project
AMSCI Project
Oxford BioMedica
Cowley, Oxford

As part of a £13m Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI)-funded expansion of research and manufacturing facilities, Abell Nepp is Architect for the renovation and extension of Oxford BioMedica's existing buildings to provide a suite of GMP clean rooms, street-facing office space, and a meeting room. Construction was completed in 2016.

Cellular Generation and Phenotyping Facility
Cellular Generation and Phenotyping Facility
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton

The Cellular Genetics and Phenotyping suite is the largest in Europe, supporting large-scale research involving the sequencing of genetic material. This refurbishment project created 870sqm of wet laboratories, including CL2 and CL3 labs and administration space. The suite was officially opened in March 2013.

The Wolfson Wohl Research Centre
The Wolfson Wohl Research Centre
University of Glasgow
Garscube Estate, Glasgow

Abell Nepp provided laboratory planning services to the architect RMJM. This facility for the University of Glasgow Beatson Institute for Cancer Research will enrich and support the current research programme, and inform future avenues of exploration alongside other research bodies and organisations. The building was completed in December 2012.

West Campus Science Centre
West Campus Science Centre
Uppingham School
Rutland

Abell Nepp provided science planning services to the lead architect, ORMS, for a new science building for the prestigious Uppingham School.  The recently completed building provides 15 science classrooms and supporting space for biology, chemistry and physics.

 

The project was awarded the RIBA East Midlands Award 2015.

Mulberry Court Residences
Mulberry Court Residences
Wellcome Conference Centre
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton

The four-star, 64-bedroom accommodation for conference centre delegates is named after the 100+ year-old mulberry tree relocated into its courtyard. Bruce Nepp began the project at his prior practice and it was in 2010 Abell Nepp completed the architectural and interior design of the £5.5m building after a hiatus. Its environmental features include photovoltaic roof panels and a BREEAM design target of Very Good.