News

Get Beyond the Operational Program   "The Story of:" How to Get Beyond the Operational Program
Laurie DaForno discusses how telling a compelling story about your architectural operation can help further understanding and appreciation of the project.
Lab Design News
 
Hospital Spotlight: Cincinnati Children's   Hospital Spotlight: Cincinnati Children's
Healthcare Business News profiles the newly opened Proton Therapy Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Healthcare Business News
 
Saving Energy: Insight and Ideas   Saving Energy: Insight and Ideas
Blake Jackson has a new article discussing the importance of colleges and universities tracking and reporting their carbon emissions.
College Planning & Management
 
CCHMC Award of Merit   CCHMC Award of Merit
The Proton Therapy Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has won an award of merit from Engineering News Record!
Engineering News Record
 
Leaning Your Workspace   Leaning Your Workspace
Laurie DaForno walks through the steps of reworking office space to promote positive change for a Lean environment.
Lab Design News
 
NEREJ: Liz von Goeler   NEREJ Profile: Liz von Goeler
Read Elizabeth von Goeler's professional profile in the 2016 New England Real Estate Journal and learn her keys to success.
New England Real Estate Journal
 
Wood: East & West Coast Regional Challenges   Wood: East & West Coast Regional Challenges
Blake Jackson participates in a conversation about the merits and regional challenges of using wood in design.
Building Design + Construction
 
Developer Lab Buildings   Developer Lab Buildings
What makes a good developer lab? Greg Muth discusses lab types and qualities firms should consider when looking for research space in today's hot market.
Lab Design News
 
AIA Connecticut Design Awards   JAX Genomic Medicine Receives Honorable Mention
JAX Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT, received an Honorable Mention in the AIA Connecticut 2016 Design Awards.
 
Duke Medicine Cancer Center   Duke Medicine Cancer Center Wins Sustainability Award
The North Carolina Green Building Council announced that the Duke Medicine Cancer Center has won the Large Commercial Sustainability Award for 2016!
U.S. Green Building Council NC Chapter
 
JAX Genomic Medicine   JAX Genomic Medicine Wins Commercial Award of Honor
The Connecticut Green Building Council has awarded the JAX Genomic Medicine the Commercial Building Award of Honor for 2016!
U.S. Green Building Council CT Chapter
 
Top 50 Firms   TK&A Top 50
Architect magazine ranked TK&A as one of the top 50 firms.
Architect Magazine
 
Growth of Proton Therapy Treatment   Growth of Proton Therapy Treatment
The University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute, the first proton treatment cancer center in the Southeastern U.S., is celebrating its ten-year anniversary!
HeathCare Business
 
Strategic flexibility for lab tenants   Strategic Flexibility for Lab Tenants
Erik Mollo-Christensen and Bill Holt share their insights about getting the most out of leased lab space in a changing and growing industry.
Lab Design News
 
Top 100 Architectural Firms   TK&A Ranked #70 in Top 100 Architectural Firms
BD+C released their Top 100 Architectural Firms Giants Report for 2016 with TK&A ranking in at #70!
Building Design + Construction
 
Top 90 Healthcare   TK&A Ranked #43 in Top 90 Healthcare Firms
BD+C released their Top 90 Healthcare Giants Report for 2016 with TK&A ranking in at #43!
Building Design + Construction
 
South Street Landing   Teamwork key to vision for South Street Landing
TK&A's Nick Koulbanis discusses the collaboration between the three architecture firms working on Providence's South Street Landing Rehabilitation Project.
Providence Business News
 
UPHS One West Café   UPHS Newest Urban Retreat
The One West Café at The University of Pennsylvania Health System has been praised as a cozy respite for any staff or visitor to catch their breath, relax and have some great, healthy food.
Food Management
 
ElizabethvonGoeler   Pining for the Cubicle
Elizabeth von Goeler contributed to an article discussing the pros and cons of shared open-space offices vs. personal cubicles. She confirms that in modern offices, balance and boundaries are key.
The Boston Globe
 
BlakeJackson   Sustainable Materials Prove to be Prudent Investment
Blake Jackson contributed to a discussion, held by Health Facilities Magazine, of the benefits of using sustainable materials for interior designs including cost benefits and long-term savings.
Health Facilities Management
 
JocelynFrederick   Designing for Wellness in Healthcare
Jocelyn Frederick discusses designing healthcare spaces for wellness stating, "Designing for wellness is a complex process of balancing qualitative and quantitative aspects."
Healthcare Design Magazine
 
BillHolt   Bill on Booming BioTech
Bill Holt is quoted in a publication from Knoll Worksplace Research, emphasizing the importance of creating new biotech workspaces that incorporate smart, adaptable, and collaborative design.
Knoll.com
 
vivarium   NEREJ Praises the Moakley Cancer Center Addition
The New England Real Estate Journal praised the Moakley Cancer Center Addition for TK&A's design and execution which dramatically improved the function of the greater BMC campus.
New England Real Estate Journal
 
vivarium   WELLness in Labs: Part 2
Blake Jackson continues the conversation on which criteria really matter for the WELL Building Standards, including light, fitness, comfort and mindfulness.
Laboratory Design News
 
vivarium   Sustainability Award
TK&A has been recognized by A Better City's Challenge for Sustainability program, winning an award for greenhouse gas reduction.
A Better City
 
vivarium   WELLness in Labs: Part 1
Blake Jackson breaks down the importance of intentional design for healthier indoor environments and the criteria that matters for the WELL Building Standards.
Laboratory Design News
 
vivarium   Microvivaria Can Make Sense
Congratulations to Erik Mollo-Christensen, who was quoted in a recent article published by Tradeline on the feasibility and process of designing vivaria, both full scale and micro.
Tradeline Inc.
 
Lab Flexibility   Flexibility — It Takes a Plan
Greg Muth explains how flexible lab design can live up to its potential when designers and clients start with the right plan.
Laboratory Design
 
N. Koulbanis   Bring Back the Agora!
Nicholas Koulbanis emphasizes the importance of both formal and informal spaces in modern educational environments.
College Planning & Management
 
Sustainability   Cost-effective Sustainability & The Cost of LEEDv4
Blake Jackson discusses strategies to achieve high-performing, cost-effective, sustainable lab design.
Laboratory Design
 
Resiliency   Resiliency for Lab Designers
Our Sustainability Practice Leader, Blake Jackson, discusses the practical, financial, and aesthetic value of resiliency in lab design.
Laboratory Design
 
spaghetti   Lean on Your Users: Strategies for Dynamic Lean Design
Laurie DaForno takes readers through the lean design process and explains tools such as paper dolls and spaghetti diagrams.
Laboratory Design
 
Fume Hoods   Fume Hoods in Lab Design
Greg Muth offers his expertise to address growing confusion of specifying fume hoods in lab projects
R&D Magazine
 
Virtual reality goggles   A Revolution in Rendering and Model Making
Luis Cetrangolo puts the growing power of virtual reality to use to help clients visualize designs.
A|N Blog
 
Endicott College   Endicott College
A profile of the new Curtis L. Gerrish School of Business and Ginger Judge Science Center, featuring flexible, state-of-the-art classrooms and labs.
College Planning & Management
 
The scientific workplace: Designing for People   The Scientific Workplace: Designing for People
Can workplace design trends be applied to labs? TK&A's Bill Holt discusses ways to design labs for both the rigor of science and for the benefit of people and collaboration.
Laboratory Design
 
Architect 50   The 2015 Top 50 Firms in Business
TK&A makes Architect magazine's list of the top 50 firms in the business category.
Architect
 
Designing for people and labs   In Kendall Square, Architects Compete to Redefine the Laboratory
TK&A's Erik Mollo-Christensen offers insight on striking a balance between designing inviting spaces for people while also designing for the goals of science.
The Boston Globe
 
40 Under 40   Meet the BD+C "40 Under 40" Class of 2015
Sustainable Practice Leader Blake Jackson was named one of Building Design + Construction magazine's 40 Under 40 for his work promoting sustainability locally and nationally.
Building Design + Construction
 
Virtual reality   Architecture Firm Turns to Virtual Reality to Show Off Building Designs
Luis Cetrangolo puts the growing power of virtual reality to use to help clients visualize designs.
The Boston Globe
 
Post Occupancy Evaluation   The Value of the Post-Occupancy Evaluation
TK&A's Jennifer Mango discusses one of the best tools for assessing a design's success.
Laboratory Design
 
cu_end_sci03.jpg   Why Do Chemical Quantities Matter, and What’s a Lab Planner's Responsibility?
Greg Muth explores common conditions in labs surrounding the use of chemicals, and how awareness can inform design, function, and ensure code compliance.
Lab Design News
 
st_jax_genomic06.jpg   Adaptive Design: It's Always a Balancing Act
Maryam Katouzian explores common challenges designers face in planning to meet current and future user's needs.
Lab Design News
 
news_fumehood.jpg   The Myth of Low-Flow Fume Hoods
Greg Muth demystifies questions of efficiency when it comes to operations and best use of laboratory fume hoods.
Lab Design News
 
st_pfizer_cti07.jpg   Don't Mock the Mock-up
Erin Miller shares observations on how various forms of mock-ups aid the design process and speculates on the future state of user experiences.
Lab Design News
 
st_jax_genomic04.jpg   Pros and Cons of Fast-Track Project Delivery
Steve Palumbo and Steve Gurtel of Whiting-Turner Contracting Company explain the benefits of fast-track project delivery.
Lab Design News 
 
Sustainable Labs   Sustaining a Lab Environment
Blake Jackson, TK&A's Sustainable Practice Leader, comments on sustainability in lab design.
Laboratory Design
 
hc_bwh_cwn01.jpg   Small, Fast and Successful: A Case for Lab Renovation
Barbara Carpenter expertly navigates user expectations and shares design strategies for renovated lab space.
Lab Design News 
 
su_jackson_b.jpg   Please, More Fresh Air for Building Occupants
Blake Jackson highlights the pitfalls of poor Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ).
Engineering News Record
 
st_kowa_clsb02.jpg   How to be a Great First-Time User Representative
Erik Mollo-Christensen details how users can contribute to planning research environments.
Lab Design News
 
st_mbl_loeb01.jpg   The Dichotomy of Designing for Science
Blake Jackson explores the recent surge of "high design" laboratory environments. 
Lab Design News
 
st_jax_genomic07.jpg   10 Tools for Sustainable Lab Design
Blake Jackson, Steve Palumbo and Jacob Knowles of BR+A share metric-packed strategies for healthier research environments.
Lab Design News
 
st_jax_genomic01.jpg   Optimizing Lab Design for Rapidly Evolving Science
Steve Palumbo and Rick Kobus share what it takes to design flexible lab environments.
Lab Design News
 
ie_biomed_clsbcafe05.jpg   Changes in Office Design
Three of our client's unique work spaces are featured in this article on trends in office design.
The Boston Globe
 
AIA Top 50   The Top 50 Firms
TK&A once again made the AIA's list of top 50 firms, placing 28 and 21 in the business and sustainability categories.
Architect Magazine
 
cu_end_sci03.jpg   Leading-Edge Learning Environments
TK&A's Nick Koulbanis shares his insights on leading-edge learning environments, including Endicott College's new science and business center.
Laboratory Design News
 
Boston College Stokes Hall   A Tradition in Stone
Learn about the story behind the stone used to complete Boston College's Stokes Hall.
Stone World Magazine
 
Canstruction   Canstruction at BSA
Boston Magazine covers this year's Canstruction event, featuring TK&A's contribution.
Boston Magazine
 
 Sustainability   Resilient Design
TK&A's Blake Jackson discusses designing sustainably and creative solutions.
Building Green
 
University of Minnesota Children's Hospital   4 Hospital Lobbies Provide a Healthy Perspective
TK&A's interior designers share tactics for creating a positive welcome experience
Building Design + Construction
 
A Better City   Build It
Blake Jackson helps to promote awareness of Boston's sustainable capital projects
A Better City
 
Pfizer Center for Therapeutic Innovation   Pfizer's Center for Therapeutic Innovation
TK&A shares tips for creating highly adaptable lab and office environments
www.boston.com\The Hive
 
Boston College Stokes Hall   At Last, The Doors are Open for Stokes Hall
Kate Wendt explains how the new building celebrates the humanities
The Boston College Chronicle
 
Charles River Ventures   Charles River Ventures: Knoll Project Profiles
Knoll profiles our completion of the Charles River Ventures new Kendall Square office
Knoll Studio
 
Tsoi / Kobus & Associates   The Ups and Downs of Modern Laboratory Design
Rick Kobus and Erik Mollo-Christensen share their experience
R&D
 
Vertex Pharmaceuticals   Expanding Knowledge
TK&A Builds Sustainability and Industry Practices
Engineering News Record
 
Johnson & Wales Center for Culinary Excellence   A Building that Wows
A profile of Johnson & Wales' Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence
The Boston Globe
 
Johnson & Wales Center for Culinary Excellence   Exemplifying Sustainability in Brick
The design of Johnson & Wales' Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence highlighted
Masonry Magazine
 
University of Minnesota Children's Hospital   Brightening Healthcare for Children
A profile of the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital
Architecture MN
 
Boston Medical Center Moakley Building   Crisis Control for Healthcare Facilities
Senior Principal Rick Kobus discusses today's healthcare design challenges
Architect
 
Tsoi/Kobus & Associates   Cleaning Up
Blake Jackson discusses trends in green design
Boston Business Journal
 
University of Minnesota Children's Hospital   2011 Healthcare Environment Awards
The University of Minnesota Children's Hospital takes honors
Contract
 
University of Minnesota Children's Hospital   The University of Minnesota Children's Hospital
The University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital is a "different kind of healing environment"
Interiors and Sources
 
Johnson & Wales University   Johnson & Wales University Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence
Johnson & Wales University's new facility is the jewel of its waterfront campus
Contract
 
Center for Life Science Boston   The Center for Life Science | Boston
A profile of this first-of-its-kind research building
arch daily
 
Tsoi / Kobus & Associates   Architecture Employment on the Rise
Finally some good news for the hard-hit profession
Architectural Record
 
IMAGE TITLE   Going Green Without Going Broke
TK&A's Blake Jackson discusses misconceptions about sustainable design
Eco-Structure
 
Tsoi / Kobus & Associates   Partners of the Year
Cambridge Family & Children's Services and TK&A are honored
Boston Business Journal
 
Tsoi / Kobus & Associates   A Memo to CEOs
Jocelyn Frederick explores the impact of healthcare reform on facility design
Modern Healthcare