Langan Life Sciences Experience

Langan provides an integrated mix of engineering and environmental consulting services in support of life science buildings, innovation centers, and advanced research facilities. With 1,200 professionals throughout 30 offices across the globe, we are recognized as leaders in our field, earning awards for engineering excellence and technical innovation.

Rutgers University – Center for Integrative Proteomics Research

OVERVIEW
Langan provided site/civil engineering design, permitting services, and landscape architecture for the Rutgers University Center for Integrative Proteomics Research (CIPR) on the Busch Campus. The CIPR project is intended to centralize the University’s research and library facilities for protein studies. Langan’s design responsibilities include site layout, grading and drainage, stormwater management, utility layout, soil erosion measures for steep slopes, sitework construction details, and construction specifications.

Location
Piscataway, NJ

Client
Rutgers University

Services
Site/Civil
Landscape Architecture

Architect
NK Architects


Novartis Pharmaceuticals – East Campus

OVERVIEW
The East Hanover Campus of Novartis Pharmaceuticals is made up of office buildings, laboratories, storage facilities, dining facilities and recreational facilities. Over the past 5 years Novartis has redeveloped the eastern portion of their campus. Improvements include new office buildings, a parking garage, landscaping of a promenade and environmental remediation. Langan provided services throughout this redevelopment process in association with the construction of two 29,430-SF office buildings and a 61,700-SF parking garage, including site/civil, geotechnical, and environmental engineering. Langan site/civil engineering services included site demolition, grading, drainage, erosion and sediment, utilities and construction details to support the building projects and the east campus landscape enhancement project. Geotechnical services included conducting subsurface investigations including borings and test pits, a geotechnical report and design support for the preparation of foundation documents for three new buildings and site improvement.

AWARDS
2015 AIA New York State Design Award, Merit of Design: Commercial/Industrial Large

Location
East Hanover, NJ

Client
Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation

Services
Site/Civil
Geotechnical
Environmental
Landscape Architecture

Architect
Gensler


Bristol Myers Squibb / Celgene

OVERVIEW
As part of the design-build team, Langan provided site/civil, geotechnical, surveying, landscape architecture, and traffic engineering services for this new, five-story office and structured parking facility. Langan evaluated the subsurface conditions and prepared value-engineered design measures to provide cost-effective solutions for the proposed foundation system. Langan’s site design services included work on the 182,000-SF office and structured parking facility with approximately 974 parking spaces, an at-grade parking area consisting of 215 parking spaces, a new traffic signal at the fronting intersection to the campus, and a 50-foot-high retaining wall surrounding the perimeter of the building.

Location
Summit, NJ

Client
Bristol Myers Squibb / Celgene Corporation

Services
Site/Civil
Geotechnical
Traffic & Transportation
Landscape Architecture
Surveying/Geospatial

Architect
Highland Associates

Strategic Partner
Turner Construction Company


NJIT – Integrative Science and Engineering Laboratory

OVERVIEW
This new 4-story, 24,500-SF state-of-the-art research facility will include wet and dry laboratories, offices, and teacher and student space. Langan provided site/civil, geotechnical and environmental engineering, and surveying services for the new building. Additionally, Langan laser scanned the existing building and created a Revit model for the architect to use for their design, resulting in a more seamless design and construction process. We also provided geotechnical and environmental engineering support services during construction of the facility.

Location
Newark, NJ

Client
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Services
Site/Civil
Geotechnical
Traditional Surveying
Terrestrial Scanning/BIM
Environmental

Architect
NK Architects


William Paterson University – Academic Building

OVERVIEW
Langan assisted the design team with programming, schematic and design services on this new academic building. The new building creates an appropriate campus gateway from the new parking garage near the site. Our design services included site survey, geotechnical, site grading, stormwater management, vehicular and pedestrian circulation, roads, walkways, utility infrastructure, and soil erosion and sediment control.

Location
Wayne, NJ

Client
William Paterson University

Services
Site/Civil
Traffic & Transportation
Environmental
Geotechnical
Traditional Surveying

Architect
NK Architects


Rutgers University – Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering


By combining the design for the adjacent road and regional stormwater basin with the Weeks Hall project, Langan was able to reduce construction costs by sharing stormwater management facilities and minimizing utility relocations.


measurable value

Early in the design process, Langan identified critical issues that needed to be addressed prior to construction of Rutgers University Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering. These critical issues included regional stormwater management planning, site circulation, utility relocations, permitting constraints, and replacement of on-site parking.

Langan’s regional stormwater approach not only addressed the current needs of the project, but also supports future developments within the 30-acre drainage area on Busch Campus. The new roadway adjacent to the building, which will be a part of a future campus loop, will provide vehicular circulation at the perimeter of the campus while limiting pedestrian and vehicular conflicts in the center of the campus.

By combining the design for the loop road and regional stormwater basin with the Weeks Hall project, Langan was able to reduce construction costs by sharing stormwater management facilities and minimizing utility relocations.

 

overview

Weeks Hall was designed to provide a state-of-the-art interdisciplinary facility designed to anchor the School of Engineering on the Busch campus and serve as a gateway for the next generation of engineers. The facility will feature smart classrooms and laboratory spaces, collaborative work space, dedicated student space, and advanced technology integration. Langan provided land-development engineering, utility design, soil erosion and sediment control permitting, geotechnical engineering, traffic engineering, environmental engineering, surveying services, and natural-resources permitting services on this challenging project.

Location
Piscataway, NJ

Client
Rutgers University

Services
Site/Civil
Geotechnical
Traffic & Transportation
Surveying/Geospatial
Environmental

Architect
The S/L/A/M Collaborative


Biotrial North American Headquarters

OVERVIEW
Langan provided geotechnical, civil, environmental, traffic, and landscape architecture services to this France-based biotechnology and pharmaceutical company. The first phase of the project consisted of a five-story, 70,000-SF glass building, which features metal panels that rise on two sides of the building, symbolizing the nature of Biotrial's pharmaceutical testing mission. Phased site design construction plans include a screened-in service and parking area with underground stormwater storage, a public plaza at the front of the building that will carry the building pattern toward the public sidewalk, and a private volunteer garden that will provide a green resting area for building users.

Location
Newark, NJ

Client
Biotrial

Services
Geotechnical
Site/Civil
Traffic & Transportation
Landscape Architecture

Architect
Francis Cauffman

Strategic Partners
Buro Happold
Thornton Tomasetti


Cornell Tech – Tata Innovation Center

OVERVIEW
Langan provided geotechnical services in support of the construction of a six-story, 430,000-SF building that houses education/research facilities and commercial spaces, which is part of the larger Cornell Tech campus development project on Roosevelt Island. Located south of the Queensboro Bridge, the facility will provide a collaborative environment for students, faculty, and researchers invested in the advancement of cutting-edge digital technologies.
AWARDS
2018 Urban Land Institute New York Excellence in Development Awards, Hotel Development
2019 AIA NY Design Award, Architecture Category

Location
Roosevelt Island, NY

Client
Forest City Ratner

Service
Geotechnical

Architect
Weiss/Manfredi

Strategic Partner
Thornton Tomasetti


New York Proton Center

OVERVIEW
The 3-story, 140,000 SF New York Proton Center in East Harlem is the first proton beam cancer therapy facility in the state of New York. The building has four treatment rooms, a research room, and can treat 1,400 patients annually. The project is a collaboration between Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Health System, and Mount Sinai Health System.

Location
New York, NY

Client
ProHealth Medical Management

Services
Landscape Architecture
Site/Civil
Surveying/Geospatial

Architect
Stantec Architecture

Strategic Partner
Murphy & McManus


Mount Sinai Center for Science and Medicine

OVERVIEW
The Mount Sinai Research Center, in the Upper East Side section of Manhattan, is a 1.5-acre parcel occupying about three-quarters of a city block along Madison Avenue. The site is comprised of an 11-story building with a four cellars. A tunnel, approximately 250-feet east of Fifth Avenue, connects the proposed Research Center to Mount Sinai’s Guggenheim Pavilion to the south. Langan’s role on this project included site/civil, surveying and geotechnical engineering services. Challenging aspects included the ongoing infrastructure work to accommodate a tunnel beneath a congested New York City street.

Location
New York, NY

Client
Mount Sinai Hospital

Services
Geotechnical
Site/Civil
Surveying/Geospatial

Architect
Skidmore, Ownings & Merrill LLP


UCSF Mission Bay – Sandler Neurosciences Center

OVERVIEW
The LEED Gold-certified Sandler Neurosciences Center is one of the largest neuroscience complexes in the world. Built on land reclaimed in the 1880s, the site was underlain by heterogeneous fill, weak and compressible Bay Mud, dense sand, and bedrock. For the new five-story, 237,000-SF building, Langan performed a geotechnical investigation, consisting of borings advanced to­ bedrock. We recommended pile foundations, below-grade walls, seismic design, utilities, and earthwork. Due to elevated methane concentrations in soil gas beneath the site, Langan designed the building’s methane mitigation system to prevent methane gas from intruding into the structure. 

Location
San Francisco, California

Client
Clark Construction Group

Services
Geotechnical
Environmental

Architect
SOM


Lincoln Centre Life Sciences Research Campus

OVERVIEW
Located on the Peninsula, Lincoln Centre is a 595,000-SF biomedical and life sciences research campus redevelopment. The buildings of the former industrial park were demolished. The development now includes three office/laboratory buildings, three parking structures, and an amenities building. Langan performed a geotechnical investigation and site-specific seismic studies, updated the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, conducted a Limited Environmental Site Characterization, and provided construction observation and analytical testing services.

Location
Foster City, CA

Client
BioMed Realty

Services
Geotechnical
Environmental
Earthquake/Seismic

Architect
HOK


University of Miami – Life Science & Technology Park

OVERVIEW
The research and development park provides office and laboratory space for companies to collaborate with UM researchers, making it easier to turn scientific discoveries into commercial products. The extensive 1.4-million-SF research and development complex includes numerous mid-rise buildings and associated multi-level parking structures. Langan prepared paving, grading and drainage plans to expand the surface parking field by 131 parking stalls. The preparation of the construction documents included drainage calculations for five drainage wells, catch basins and conveyance piping. Langan obtained a “Drainage Connection Permit” from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) which was required because the project abuts NW 7 Avenue, an FDOT operated roadway.

Location
Miami, FL

Client
Wexford Science and Technology

Services
Site/Civil
Geotechnical

Architect
Zimmer Gunsul Frasca

Strategic Partner
Whiting Turner


Howard University Interdisciplinary Research Building

OVERVIEW
Langan provided environmental and geotechnical engineering services to Howard University for the development of the Interdisciplinary Research Building. Services provided included Phase I, II, and III Environmental Site Assessments. Langan also completed a geotechnical investigation to provide recommendations for site preparation, foundation design, peer review of contractor specifications and drawings, and other geotechnical aspects of the proposed development. 
AWARDS
NAIOP DC/MD 2016 Award of Excellence - Best Institutional Facility

Location
Washington, DC

Client
Howard University

Services
Environmental
Geotechnical

Architect
HDR, Inc.

Strategic Partner
Brailsford & Dunlavey