Science & Technology
Labs and R&D | Industrial | Special Projects | Mission Critical & Data Centers | Collegiate Science Buildings | Automotive | Call Centers & RTOC
The Science & Technology Team at Kirksey is constantly evolving, but centers around three distinct practice areas:
- Laboratory Projects
- Mission Critical Projects
- Industrial & Special Projects
We believe our clients' success is best supported by our understanding of your functional, science, and technology integration design with the business aspects of your project. In short, enhancing the solution for the all of the above requirements these complex projects entail. We understand these projects often require robust coordination efforts across all engineering disciplines. Our team provides innovative solutions, complementing the complexities of each discipline, and simplifying the design and construction process for project owners. We value our clients’ business goals and functional requirements and develop need-based solutions for complex projects.
Led by Brian Richard, our Science & Technology Team was formally created in 2007 to address the growing demands of these three specific markets. Brian is an expert in his field and effortlessly combines the architectural design process with the science of mission critical, laboratory, R&D, and industrial projects. He has planned more than 2.5 million square feet of state-of-the-art laboratory spaces and has designed over 100 megawatts of mission critical data center space. Brian has also become a leader in industrial and special project planning. The team also benefits from the expertise of Skye Smith, who specializes in laboratory projects.
Our Team of Mission Critical, Lab, and Industrial & Special Projects Architects
Areas of Science & Technology Expertise
- Mission Critical
- Research & Development
- Higher Education Science Facilities
- Data Centers
- Call Centers & Control Rooms
- Technology Centers and R&D Campus Projects
- Forensics & Crime Laboratories
- Petrochemical Facilities
- Life Sciences & BioMed
- Manufacturing / Distribution
- Visualization / Simulation
- Industrial & Special Projects
- Clean Room
Science & Technology Leadership
Director of Science & Technology Projects:
Brian Richard, AIA
Kirksey’s Science & Technology Team was formally created in 2007 to address the growing demands of specific markets: Mission Critical, Laboratory, Research & Development, and Industrial. These facilities often require robust coordination efforts across all engineering disciplines. Our team provides innovative solutions, complementing the complexities of each discipline, and simplifying the design and construction process. We value our clients’ business goals and functional requirements and develop need-based solutions for complex projects. We are committed to understanding and enhancing the science and technology that drives our clients’ success.
Our Science and Technology Experience
Kirksey’s Science & Technology Team consistently delivers efficient, high quality, high performance facilities. Whether we are taking the lead position in designing a highly branded co-location data center or working under an Engineering lead on a fast past-paced Enterprise solution, our experience and flexibility adds value to the project team, and emphasizes the importance of coordinating and documenting aspects of the project traditionally thought to be outside of the architectural purview.