Biotrial North American Headquarters, Newark Building

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Biotrial North American Headquarters

University Heights Science & Technology Park Building, NJ, USA – design by Francis Cauffman Architects

Oct 25, 2016

Biotrial North American Headquarters Award

Francis Cauffman Wins AIA New Jersey Award for Biotrial’s North American Headquarters

Location: University Heights Science & Technology Park, Newark, NJ, USA

Design: Francis Cauffman, Architects

Francis Cauffman Wins AIA New Jersey Award for Biotrial’s North American Headquarters

Annual awards program honors design excellence in New Jersey

Biotrial North American Headquarters

Photos: Chris Cooper

NEWARK, NJ–Architecture firm Francis Cauffman has been honored with a Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) New Jersey, as part of their 2016 Design Awards. The Merit Award for Built Projects celebrates French contract research company Biotrial’s North American headquarters in Newark, New Jersey’s University Heights Science & Technology Park (UHSTP).

The AIA is a professional organization that builds awareness of the role of architects and architecture in American society. The annual Design Awards bring public and professional recognition to design teams that have made a significant contribution to design excellence in New Jersey.

“Francis Cauffman has a great team that collaborated closely with Biotrial to understand their work and their specific needs for this building,” said James Crispino, President of Francis Cauffman. “Our building embodies Biotrial’s culture and seamlessly integrates it into the urban fabric of Newark.”

Francis Cauffman’s team included: Buro Happold (Building Systems Engineer); Thornton Tomasetti (Structural Engineer); Sciame (Construction Manager, Cost Estimator); David Langdon (Cost Estimator); Langan Engineering Services (Site Civil, Traffic, and Landscape Architect); Genova Burns Giantomasi & Webster (Land Use Attorney), Joseph A. Natoli Construction Inc. (General Contractor).

Sep 30, 2016

Biotrial North American Headquarters in Newark

Biotrial North American Headquarters

Location: University Heights Science & Technology Park (UHSTP), Newark, New Jersey, USA

Design: Francis Cauffman, Architects

Biotrial’s North American Headquarters Celebrates Ribbon Cutting in Newark’s University Heights Science & Technology Park

Award-winning architects Francis Cauffman designed the sleek, daylit building to reflect Biotrial’s values and mission

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NEWARK, NJ – French contract research company Biotrial’s North American headquarters, designed by Francis Cauffman, celebrated its ribbon cutting today in Newark, New Jersey’s University Heights Science & Technology Park (UHSTP). The 70,000-sq.-ft. building is strategically located in the Park, an urban redevelopment initiative uniting five universities and other biomedical organizations. The high quality of the building’s design, which expresses Biotrial’s mission, has raised the bar for this redevelopment neighborhood, adding jobs and stimulating growth.

“We are delighted to have created Biotrial’s building,” said James Crispino, President of Francis Cauffman. “By investing ourselves in a deep understanding of their work, we designed a building that advances the mission of Biotrial and of its clients, and reflects the company’s values. The headquarters embodies the high quality of Biotrial’s professional service, and the enduring relationships that they build with their clients.”

Ribbon cutting ceremony. From left to right, James Crispino, President of Francis Cauffman; Angela Garretson, Mayor of Hillside, NJ; Bianca Madzarova, Projects Specialist for U.S. Senator Cory Booker; Baye Adolfo-Wilson, Deputy Mayor for Economic and Housing Development, Newark, NJ; Kim Guadagno, Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey; Jean-Marc Gandon, CEO of Biotrial; Jeanette Brummell, Executive Director, University Heights Science & Technology Park

Biotrial North American Headquarters

Biotrial’s Design
Francis Cauffman designed the building as two interlocking planes, whose materials reflect Biotrial’s values. The rear, private façade is solid black brick with matching mortar, which gives a sense of strength and solidity. In contrast, the front is a fritted glass curtain wall, communicating openness and transparency. The fritting creates movement as the light passes through, while also providing privacy. Inspired by the nature of Biotrial’s work, the designers created a ribbon of metal, suggestive of the fluidity of chemistry, to tie the two planes together. The ribbon forms an entrance canopy on the private side, moves through the building as the lobby ceiling, and reemerges on the public side to create a frame for the vestibule and finally the canopy for services.

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Natural light penetrates deeply into the interior through the glass, and through asymmetrical ribbon windows in the brick façade. Inside, the building contains a laboratory, pharmacy, and clinical facilities including a 100-bed unit to conduct trials, corporate and volunteer recruitment office, a café, library, lounge, and gardens.

UHTSP welcomes the new neighbor and collaborator
“We are very pleased to have Biotrial as a corporate neighbor in the University Heights Science and Technology Park,” said Joel Bloom, President of NJIT, and Chair of the UHSTP Board. “The company’s decision to locate in the heart of our community speaks directly to the upward trajectory of Newark as a ‘smart city’ as well as Newark’s higher education community of 55,000 college students, staff, and faculty. The Park is currently comprised of NJIT’s Enterprise Development Center and its 90 incubator companies, The International Center for Public Health and the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory of the New Jersey Medical School of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences University. There are numerous opportunities for collaboration with Biotrial within the park and across the higher education institutions. I extend on behalf of the university community and my board colleagues our congratulations on the successful first year in the Park.”

“The opening of Biotrial in the United States is the natural evolution of the company after more than 25 years in business,” said Jean-Marc Gandon, CEO of Biotrial. “With these facilities, designed to meet our specific clinical research needs, and the great potential for collaboration with our eminent neighboring institutions, we will be able to provide cutting-edge services in the U.S. to our pharmaceutical clients.”

Biotrial North American Headquarters

ABOUT BIOTRIAL
www.biotrial.com
Founded in 1989 & specialized in Early Development, Biotrial provides solutions from in-vivo
pharmacology through early clinical development to proof of concept, bringing a wealth of expertise to the study design process. With locations in Rennes, Paris, Mulhouse (Basel area), London, Montreal and Newark, Biotrial’s service lines include Non-Clinical Pharmacology, Phase I, Bioanalytics, ECG & Imaging Core Lab (QT/QTc Trials, Psychometric Testing, Imaging, EEG/PSG Assessment), Oncology, Phase II Patient Data Management, Biostatistics, Medical Writing, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs.

ABOUT THE TEAM
Buro Happold (Building Systems Engineer); Thornton Tomasetti (Structural Engineer); Sciame (Construction Manager, Cost Estimator); David Langdon (Cost Estimator); Langan Engineering Services (Site Civil, Traffic, and Landscape Architect); Genova Burns Giantomasi & Webster (Land Use Attorney), Joseph A. Natoli Construction Inc. (General Contractor).

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