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BioMed Realty Trust’s Road to the Cure Laboratory

Significant exterior and interior upgrades were designed by FPBA to BioMed Realty Trust’s facility at Road to the Cure, a 1980s vintage building located in La Jolla, California.  The 68,000-square-foot building was completely renovated to include four upgraded laboratory spaces that take maximum advantage of both natural light and the landscaped views outdoors. Reconfigured laboratory suites respond to a variety of tenant needs to allow for maximum flexibility as end-user requirements evolve.

The new conference center with contemporary audio visual capabilities is expandable to the exterior where outside meeting and gathering areas are carefully integrated with new landscape and site enhancements. The building’s exterior areas were designed as direct extensions of the interior upgrades, with new canopies visually expanding from the base building. The new technology-based fitness center provides tenants a welcome opportunity to enjoy physical activities away from their desk at any time during the day.


La Jolla, CA

Square Footage


Team Members

Andy Darragh
Ken Baldwin
Amanda Schultz


SARA Design Award of Merit, 2015