What are the key design features of flexible wet laboratories and
teaching laboratories? I was asked this question recently, and my
response included concepts related to how a facility is designed to
be flexible. Because the current economy has limited the ability
for some institutions to build new facilities, the concept of
flexible design can seem unachievable. It is puzzling to consider
flexibility in buildings that were designed 30 years ago.
So, is flexibility a design feature of only...