WA’s Joe Gibbons Discusses “Designing Space for Scientific Innovation” with PhysicsWorld

missingJoe Gibbons, Associate Principal, working on the Petek and Levy Labs at the University of Pittsburgh.

This month, Joseph Gibbons, Associate Principal at Wilson Architects spoke with Physics World Magazine about what it takes to design a highly technical laboratory. In the article, “Designing Space for Scientific Innovation“, Joe shares his expertise regarding special considerations unique to these spaces such as determining the right location, appeasing all stakeholders involved, and designing to adapt to future technological capabilities.

Joe has extensive experience in designing laboratory environments. He specializes in condensed matter physics but has designed large and small scale labs for a variety of disciplines including nanotechnology, biology and chemistry, to name a few. His expertise lies in knowing the space, equipment, and flexibility needed to optimize the functionality of a lab.