Elephant Odyssey at the San Diego Zoo

For the Elephant Odyssey Exhibit on 7.5 acres, FPBA worked to integrate four Asian elephants from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park with the San Diego Zoo’s three African elephants to the newly designed space. This provided a perfect opportunity to replace the outdated elephant habitat as well as over 9 acres of other aging… Read more »

Texas A&M University System National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing

The “Flexible by Design” program for Texas A&M University’s new 156,000-square-foot facility revolutionizes the production of vaccines and critical medical therapies. Encompassing academic, research and development activities under one roof with areas and functions to promote collaboration and cross fertilization of ideas, it is the “first-in-class” facility to potentially create vast opportunities in the biopharmaceutical… Read more »

University of California, Irvine Alumni Center

The LEED Platinum UCI Alumni Center establishes a presence that extends far beyond the borders of the campus to generate an economical, educational, and cultural bridge to the world. FPBA weaved this ideology into the design, and through a meticulous and collaborative process, the team yielded a facility embodying a balance of progressive architecture, sustainable… Read more »

San Diego Zoo Beckman Center For Conservation Research

The Institute for Conservation Research at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park houses six laboratories, six research divisions and is a LEED Silver facility. Dedicated to making ground-breaking innovations in science and technology, the Institute for Conservation Research helps solve complex conservation issues and is one of the largest zoo-based multidisciplinary research efforts in the… Read more »

BioMed Realty Trust’s Road to the Cure

Significant exterior and interior upgrades were designed by FPBA to BioMed Realty Trust’s newest acquisition, a 1980s vintage building located in La Jolla, California. The 68,000 SF building, previously converted from defense contractor use to now dated wet labs, was completely renovated to include four newly upgraded laboratory spaces designed to take maximum advantage of… Read more »