ViaSat – Building Six

ViaSat, a leader in innovative satellite and wireless communication products for commercial and military markets, expanded to a seven building campus. FPBA were hired to relocate the Operations Group into a new facility that enhances their Operations’ efficiency, teamwork and cooperation.  An newly upgraded entrance and lobby is the portal to and from the existing campus where manufacturing… Read more »

Genoptix CLIA Laboratory

As a 7,500-square-foot program component for the design of a larger cytology and oncology diagnostic facility, Genoptix required a certified CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) laboratory. Criteria included conformance to CDC’s Standards and Certification: Laboratory Requirements (42 CFR 493) issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), with particular design attention to criteria… Read more »

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… Read more »


Nokia is a leading global company focused on the key growth areas of wireline and wireless telecommunications. A pioneer in mobile telephony, Nokia is the world’s leading developer of digital handsets and wireless data, the world’s second largest manufacturer of all mobile-phones, and one of the two leading suppliers of GSM-based cellular networks. The Nokia… Read more »

Ligand Pharmaceuticals

As Ligand’s business has matured, it has developed a commitment to highly collaborative work environments. Ligand 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. As a tenant improvement in an… Read more »

Genentech – Product Operations Facility

This campus houses one of the most advanced facilities of its type in the world, setting new standards not only for biotech process design and automation but also in project execution and delivery. Since its completion, this 90,000-liter-capacity facility has produced significant cancer and arthritis therapies for the U.S. and the world. While all mammalian… Read more »

Qualcomm AO Building

FPBA designed a full interior renovation in this six-story building for Human Resources and Information Technology group’s new workspace environments. The design team was challenged with implementing the first open office floor plans for Qualcomm in San Diego with an open ceiling utilizing floating soffits. The building had only 12’-6” floor to floor heights, so… Read more »

San Diego State University, CG/BAM/ED Renovation

This project is a combination of three separate projects linked together as a phased relocation of four different departments within the College of Science at San Diego State University. FPBA created a new building design that met the needs of a modern university and integrated the building into a historic college campus. The first element of… Read more »

Poway City Offices

The City of Poway wanted to consolidate its existing operations and expand the capacity of the City Council Chambers and City Offices. FPBA worked with the City to determine a municipal building size that met its present and long-term needs. The Poway City Offices were designed to centrally locate all public interaction with City departments around… Read more »

Murrieta City Hall

Murrieta’s 34,000-square-foot City Hall was designed by FPBA in the City’s new town square, which shares common pedestrian space with the library, police station, senior center and amphitheater pavilion. It brings a welcoming environment for the city administration and elected officials to interact with the citizens of Murrieta. The iconic Clock Tower and craftsman-style design… Read more »