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Master Plan for Confidential Biopharmaceutical Company Maryland, USA

Design completion: 2016

The master plan for the expansion of a

A drop-off circle that currently forms the

suburban office campus originally designed

campus entry will be transformed into a

by HOK in the 2000s is guiding a leading

glass-roofed winter garden. This communal

biopharmaceutical company’s growth on this

gathering space will serve as the primary

site, which is one of its primary centers for

connection point between existing and new

pharmaceutical research and development.

office buildings.

By establishing a new direction for the

Sustainability is a key driver for all campus

campus, the master plan will maximize

development planning. The new office

opportunities for collocation and collaboration

buildings will aspire to achieve net zero energy

while creating an atmosphere that inspires

use and to meet all non-potable water needs

scientific innovation.

with captured stormwater and condensate. Combined with the proposed improvements to

To keep staff together, new office and amenity

the existing buildings, the expanded campus

spaces will surround existing buildings with

is expected to use less energy than the

a sinuous ribbon of glass. This unified design

original facility.

encourages interaction among all employees.

â—„ atrium

2016 design annual

1.35 million sq. ft. / 125,420 sq. m.

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2016 HOK Design Annual