Laboratory Projects

MCA Architects has developed a rich experience in the design and documentation of Laboratories in numerous Universities. These include Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories, and PC2 Research Laboratories that meet the requirements of the Office of GeneTechnology Regulator Compliance.

Macquarie University

E8C BioFoundry PC2 Research Laboratory
Design and documentation of new BioFoundry PC2-certified research facility
Date: Ongoing   |   Project Value - $2M


E8A Transmission Electron Microscopy Laboratory
Design and documentation of laboratory refurbishment for new TEM and relocated SEM research
Date: Ongoing   |   Project Value - $500K 


F7B3 Synthetic Chemistry Laboratory
Design and documentation of Wet Chemistry Research Laboratory with multiple Fume Cupboards and new services
Date: 2019-2020   |   Project Value - $1M

CSIRO Cryogenic Laser Research Laboratory

Design and documentation of specialised milli-Kelvin laser laboratories

Date: 2019-2020   |   Project Value: $1.2M


E8C3 Mass Spectrometer Laboratory

Design and documentation of services, maintenance, compliance, and future-proofing upgrade to Mass Spectrometer Laboratory

Date: 2017-2018   |   Project Value - $210K

E5B1 Clean Room and Mass Spectrometer Laboratories

Specialised metal-free Clean-Room and Ultra-Clean-Room laboratories for the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Date: 2017-2018   |   Project Value - $2.1M

E6A2 Laser Laboratory

Design and documentation of a new Class Laser Lab, with 2x new laser cubicles, and future proofing for a third as research needs expand.

Date: 2017-2018   |   Project Value - $450K

F7B3 Research Laboratory

Documentation of new laboratories, renovated to suit new instrumentation, and additional Fume Cupboards to suit a new research team.

Date: 2016  |   Project Value: 350k

F7B0 Chemical Store Laboratory
Upgrade of existing bulk chemical storage facility with new Storage, Freezers, hydraulic and mechanical services, walk-in Fume Cupboard, and access-egress.
Date: 2016-2017  |   Project Value: 300k

W6A3 Tutorial Rooms

These renovation of numerous tutorial rooms set a new design standard for excellent teaching spaces at Macquarie University. The rooms were well received and especially popular for tutorials.

Date: 2015  |   Project Value: 700k

F7B0 Chemical Store Laboratory

Upgrade of existing bulk chemical storage facility with new Storage, Freezers, hydraulic and mechanical services, walk-in Fume Cupboard, and access-egress.

Date: 2016-2017  |   Project Value: 300k

F7B0 NMR Laboratory

Upgrade of existing Nuclear Magnetic Research facility to include 2 new superconducting magnets, and additional medical gases reticulation.

Date: 2016  |   Project Value: 500k

 

E8C2 Synthetic Biology Research Laboratory
Design and documentation of new research laboratories including Flow
Cytometry

Date: 2015-2016 | Project Value - $3M

E8C1 Teaching Laboratories

Design, Development, Documentation & contract administration

Date: 2014-2015   |   Project Value - $3.2M

E7B-3 North –Under graduate Chemistry Laboratories

Design, Development, Documentation & contract administration

Date: 2007-2008   |   Project Value: $1.8M

E7B-3 South-Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratories

Design, Development, Documentation & contract administration

Date: 2010-2011   |   Project Value: $2.65M

E8A-1 Teaching Laboratories – Dept of Biological Sciences, Dept of Chemistry and Dept of Biomolecular Sciences and Dept of Health and Chiropractic

Design, Development, Documentation & contract administration

Date: 2007-2009  |  Project Value: $3.0M

 

E8A-2 Research Laboratories – Dept of Biomolecular Sciences and Dept of Biological Sciences (PC2 )

Design, Development, Documentation & contract administration

Date: 2007-2009  |   Project Value: $3.0M

Dept of Earth and Planetary Science

SelFrag Laboratory

Project Value: $80K

Other Institutions

Bova Aus Veterinar Compounding Laboratories

Major extension to Clean Room compounding laboratories

Date: Ongoing   |   Project Value - $800K

University of New South Wales

Centre for Climate Change “Turney” and Biosciences “Morris” Laboratories
Laboratory refurbishment. Design, development, documentation and 
contract administration/project management.

Date: 2012-2013  |  Project Value: $630K 


School of Psychology - Mathews Building Level 5 and 11
Research Laboratories. Design, development, documentation and contract administration/project management.               Date: 2011-2013  |  Project Value: $3.1M


Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Vallentine Annexe

Environmental room, Infrastructure labs. New humidity and temperature controlled rooms.
Date: 2009-2011 |  Project Value: $600K 


School of Materials Sciences SIMPAS and GO3 – dry laboratories
Conventional laboratory. Architecture and Project Management - building design and construction, interior design, sustainable design.
Date: 2009-2010  |  Project Value: $750K


Red Centre Materials Sciences Laboratory
Design, Development, Documentation & contract administration. Conversion of existing buildings into laboratories and administration spaces. Wet and dry laboratory spaces.
Date: 2008-2010  |  Project Value: $1.2M


Dept Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering  - Willis Annexe  

Teaching and Research Unit. Material Behaviour Research Facility within existing building. Architecture and Project Management - building design and construction, interior design, move planning, sustainable design.
Date: 2009  |  Project Value: $500K


School of Psychology - Mathews Building Level 6.
Fitout of 2 laboratory spaces for animal brain behavioral research (rats) including mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems and associated refrigeration room.
Date: 2008-2009  |  Project Value: $229K
 

University of NSW Faculty of Medicine

Samuels Building: L4 Animal Research Facility
Architecture - building design and construction, interior design, sustainable design. Specialist Animal Research Laboratory
Date: 2008-2009  |  Project Value: $300k 


Samuels Building: Feasibility PC2 Laboratories
Design and construction, sustainable design, interior design. Office Refit
Date: 2006  |  Project Value: $5.0M 


Sir Peter Abeles Cancer Research Centre PC2 Laboratories
Research Laboratories. Design, Development and Documentation of Research Laboratories – conversion of 3 storey library building.
Date: 2005-2006  |  Project Value: $8.0M

Centre for Vascular Research Laboratories
Design Development, Contract Documentation, Tendering and Contract Administration
Project Value: $500K

Children’s Cancer Institute of Australia (CCIA)

Consultant to the CCIA – detailed briefing and project management for Laboratory, Administration and Animal facilities.

Project Value: $50M

Various projects at Randwick Hospital Campus including:

Stem cell laboratory

Leukemia biology laboratory

Molecular epidemiology research facility

Molecular carcinogenesis program facility

Molecular diagnostic program laboratory

New cancer biology program facility

All laboratories were PC2 and OGTR

C25 Bio Medical Research Building, space analysis, equipment scheduling, specialist design area.

Project Value: $1.2M

Prince of Wales Hospital

New Animal House

Project Value: $500K

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Turramurra, NSW, Australia

PO Box 5097 South Turramurra

NSW 2074

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www.mca-architects.com.au

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