The McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine is a 45,200 square foot, stand alone, two-story laboratory/office building in the Southside Works, a mixed-use, riverside development in the City of Pittsburgh. The site, which is located about 3 miles from downtown, is a former brownfield that was once occupied by a sprawling steel mill. The new building is home to scientists, researchers and other staff who are developing artificial organs and blood substitutes. The program includes animal holding, surgery rooms, research labs, two MRI rooms, a shop, graduate student spaces and offices.
Visits to the Creamery are synonymous with the university experience at Penn State. Alumni and current students revere the University Creamery and consequently it generates much good will. Essentially an ice cream shop, the Creamery is the campus retail sales room of the Food Science program at Penn State University. Food Science programs include research, teaching, and outreach activities.
Designed by IKM Incorporated, the Hillman Cancer Center is UPMC Cancer Centers’ flagship treatment and research facility. As home to the state of the art clinical services of UPMC Cancer Centers and the nationally and internationally recognized cancer research of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, the Hillman Cancer Center is the nucleus of the leading cancer program in Pennsylvania.
In order to confirm basic feasibility, employ a development partner and establish a fast track schedule, the Milton Hershey School Trust engaged IKM Incorporated Architects to prepare a program document, preliminary design concept and conceptual opinion of cost for a new 75,000 square foot incubator research lab facility.