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ABOUT US . . . .

years in business


staff members

42 12 with 10+ yrs at FPBA


epeat clients

leed certified projects

10 70%

design awards


BIOMED REALTY | Road to the Cure San Diego, CA BioMed Realty engaged FPBA to upgrade both the exterior and interior of one of their recent acquisitions. In addition to significant upgrades of the two building lobbies and related common support areas, a large shared Conference Center with leading edge AV systems was created, shared laboratory support functions were expanded and enhanced, a new Fitness Center was developed and, most importantly, a series of four new, flexible laboratory suites was created, each taking maximum advantage of the new lobbies to create highly visible individual entries for each suite.

flexible meeting room

outdoor work + meeting space

LIGAND PHARMACEUTICALS San Diego, CA As Ligand’s business has matured they have developed a commitment to highly collaborative work environments. They wanted to leverage that transition into an extremely open and highly flexible office and laboratory environment, with an emphasis on interaction space, unstructured work environments and leading edge use of wireless electronic communication.

collaborative office space

staff lounge + amenities

BIOMED REALTY | Illumina San Diego, CA This three-story 84,000 square foot laboratory and office building is the fourth building at the Towne Centre Drive Campus for San Diego based BioMed Realty Trust Inc. Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects created this lease space to be the new Administration Offices and additional research facilities for Illumina by adding Laboratories, Offices, Campus Amenities, Cafeteria, an All-hands meeting space, structured parking, and a 144 foot pedestrian bridge spanning between the Illumina Campus buildings B and C.

full service cafeteria

pedestrian bridge

BIOMED REALTY | Amenities Coast 9 San Diego, CA The 9 building campus of Coast 9 Station offers life science tenants a unique and efficient opportunity to develop their business. Each building was restyled to make it an attractive option for businesses requiring suite sizes ranging from 2,500 to 27,500 square feet, with flexibility for expansion. The spacious conference center adjoins a tenant lounge with a TV/reading library and foosball table. Just down the hall is a fitness center with all the latest aerobic equipment and adjacent to the central court yard is the full service cafĂŠ

office tenant lounge

open conference room

GENOPTIX | Faraday Avenue Building San Diego, CA Genoptix Medical Laboratories (recently acquired by Novartis) is a national provider of rapid oncology and hematology diagnostics and one of Fortune Magazines 10 fastest growing companies in the United States. This project comprises 44,000 square feet of laboratories, physician/technician office and work areas together with staff amenity areas and technical support space. The existing shell building and site were also completely renovated to create a more contemporary and appropriate corporate image.

work area + breakroom

HEALTHCARE PROPERTIES | Torrey Pines San Diego, CA HealthCare Properties (HCP), one of the San Diego region’s premier life science property owners, engaged FPBA for programming, architecture and interior design for campuswide upgrades of their four-building Torrey Pines Science Center. Particular programmatic emphasis was placed on creation, upgrade and enhancement of common area amenities including a new Conferencing Center, a completely revamped Fitness Center, a total renovation of the existing CafÊ including a newly-created exterior dining/gathering area and upgrades to two primary building lobbies.

cafĂŠ + dining area

revamped fitness center

GENOPTIX | CTCE Office Carlsbad, CA This project, the CTCE (Clinical Trials Center of Excellence) included a full-building tenant improvement of 80,000 square feet and houses both the CTCE and a 7,500 square foot CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) laboratory. All areas of the building were completely renovated including new R&D laboratories, extensive lab support spaces and approximately 12,000 square feet of administrative and laboratory technician space.

meeting + conference room

breakroom with micro market

HEALTHCARE PROPERTIES | Science Center Drive La Jolla, CA Taking advantage of adoption of the International Building Code, Science Center Drive was completely renovated, with a more open plan, increased use of natural light and several flexible common area improvements including an expanded break room and contiguous exterior dining areas, four small and two large common conferencing rooms and an array of laboratories supporting various sized tenants pursuing a variety of scientific research.

break room + amenities

outdoor dining space

TAKEDA | East Breakroom San Diego, CA Takeda San Diego (TSD) is a global center for excellence in structure-based drug discovery. FPBA was hired to provide design services for the conversion of an unused office suite into an employee lunch room and break area including a conference center and a new flexible office suite. For this project, FPBA proposed the use of recycled, reused and rapidly renewable building materials, in addition to energy efficient equipment, appliances and lighting.

dining + break area

JAMES FERGUSON, LEE president, principal-in-charge

Jim’s specialty is design of life science an

spaces supporting them. Jim is a licensed

Colorado. As a strong proponent of susta

of design solutions that preserve our reso

member of BIOCOM and served as Presi Engineering, San Diego Chapter.

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE 29 years YEARS WITH FPBA 29 years EDUCATION Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Arts, North Dakota State University REGISTRATIONS California, Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Florida


 UCSD Urey Hall Zebra Fish Lab, La Jo

 UCSD Dr. Chang Lab Renovation, La J

 Texas A&M University System - Nation

 CIADM Pandemic Influenza Facility, C

 Gilead Sciences - Research Labs and

 Biogen IDEC NIMO Commercial Manu

 Sanford Burnham Medical Research I

 Sanford Burnham Medical Research I


nd high technology facilities, and the people

d architect in California, Arizona, Texas, Florida and

ainable design, Jim guides the team in exploration

ources and the long-term value of facilities. Jim is a

ident of the International Society for Pharmaceutical

olla, CA

Jolla, CA

nal Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing, College Station, TX

College Station, TX

d Pilot Plant, Oceanside, CA

ufacturing Campus, Oceanside, CA

Institute, Building 10, La Jolla, CA

Institute Labs & Vivarium, La Jolla, CA


vice president, principal-in-charge

Phil has over 25 years of professional a

integral part of the firm’s design leaders

for leading edge technology building de

500 companies and municipal projects.

when working with his clients. The team

designer and client has generated multi San Diego County. INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE 25 years YEARS WITH FPBA 23 years EDUCATION Bachelor of Architecture, Andrews University, Michigan REGISTRATIONS California, Arizona


 Shire Regenerative Medicine Corpor  HCP Science Center Dr. Lot 14 & 16,  Slough Bressi Ranch, Carlsbad, CA

 Slough Parkway Business Center, Po

 BioMed Realty Towne Centre Drive S

 Illumina Lab + Office Tenant Improve

 Biogen IDEC NIMO, Manufacturing O  Biogen IDEC NIMO, La Jolla, CA



architectural experience, and has been an

ship. His projects continue to win awards, especially

esigns of education, corporate headquarters, Fortune

. Phil particularly enjoys the relationships he builds

m approach generated with this collaboration of

iple aesthetically-pleasing facilities visible throughout

rate Campus, San Diego, CA San Diego, CA

oway, CA

Shell, San Diego, CA

ement, San Diego, CA

Operations Building, Oceanside, CA


vice president, principal-in-charg

Andy is a hands-on Principal and Proje

has helped him establish trusted relatio

his enjoyment of leading the owner an

process to create architecture that refl to make this process fun, exciting and

challenges presented by laboratory an tech and clean technology sectors.

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE 25 years YEARS WITH FPBA 24 years EDUCATION Bachelor of Architecture California State Polytechnic University, Pomona REGISTRATIONS California

SELECT PROJECT EXPERIENCE  Muller Torrey Pines Renovation, La

 BioMed Realty John Hopkins Multi-

 BioMed Realty Road to the Cure Mu

 BioMed RealtyBunker Hill Upgrade  Carlsbad Library, Carlsbad, CA  Del Mar Library, Del Mar, CA

 Qualcomm Building BG Lab/Office,

 Qualcomm AO Office, San Diego, C



ect Manager with a passion for client satisfaction that

onships with many repeat clients. This comes from

nd design team through the programming and design

flects the culture and values of each client. He strives rewarding for all involved. Andy relishes the complex

nd manufacturing projects in the life sciences, high-

Jolla, CA

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