2021 SEFA Lab of the Year®

Harvard University Science and Engineering Complex 

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Congratulations to the project team members:

Project Architect - Robert Matthew Noblett, Behnisch Architeken, Boston, MA

Lab Planner - Josh Meyer, Jacobs Laboratory Planning Group, Tarrytown, NY

MEP /Fire Protection - van Zelm Heywood & Shadford, Inc.

Structural Engineering - Buro Happold Consulting Engineers P.C.,

 General Contractor - Turner Construction Company

Fume Hoods and Casework – Mott Manufacturing

 Work Surfaces – DURCON

Laboratory Fixtures – WaterSaver Faucet

We would also like to congratulate our Special Recognition Honorees:

Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact at University of Oregon 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Biomanufacturing Center, West Hollywood, CA

Special thanks to our outstanding panel of Judges -- 

Leslie Ashor of HOK and Brian Richard of  Kirksey Architecture Co-chaired the panel which included Victor Cardona  (VJ Cardona Consulting);  T.H. Chang (T.H. Chang Consulting); Abbie Gregg (AM Technical Solutions); Tim O’Connor (The Rockefeller University); Tom Sonk (Newmark Knight Frank) and Daniel Wentzlaff (NW Architekten),  This panel went above and beyond in not only judging the competition, but redefining the submission and judging criteria for the SEFA Lab of the Year.  
 Join us in Fort Lauderdale (November 3-5, 2021)  for SEFA’s 32nd Annual Meeting, to hear about this unique project first hand!

32nd Annual Meeting -Trade Show - SEFA Lab of the Year™ rescheduled to November 3-5, 2021 (Wednesday - Friday)

Book your room at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel now!

SEFA’s 32nd Annual Meeting - Trade Show - Lab of the Year has been rescheduled -- The new dates are November 3-5, 2021 at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel.  You can download a copy of the Preliminary Agenda through the link below.   This year's meeting will feature presentations on both the 2020 and 2021 SEFA Lab of the Year Projects on Thursday November 4th, followed by an Awards Ceremony.  Special thanks to our current Exhibitors for this event -- asecos, GmbH, BICASA Srl., DURCON, Fundermax, Spectron, TRESPA, arcoplast and Tiger Drylac.

The SEFA Group Reservations Portal for the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel has been activated.  Our $209.00 group rate includes complimentary in-room wi-fi and a waiver of the resort fee. For anyone interested in extending their stay our rate is available from Friday, October 29th through Friday, November 12th, 2021, but you must reserve through the group portal. 

32nd Annual Meeting Agenda - Registration
Exhibitor - Sponsor Opportunities


ARABLAB 2021 – Rescheduled – November 15-17, 2021 SEFA Networking Reception and SEFA Member-Exhibitor Showcase

SEFA Members attending the ARABLAB Expo in Dubai – November 15-17, 2021 are invited to join us for the SEFA Networking Reception at The Fairmont Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road,  Monday, November 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM.  The Reception is sponsored by DURCON, BICASA, TRESPA and S.C.A.T Europe, GmbH.   All SEFA Members are welcome to attend.  In addition to our Reception,  We have a SEFA Member Exhibitor Showcase taking place in The SEFA Theatre on Monday November 15th and Tuesday, November 16th.   Click the line below for a complete list of SEFA Members exhibiting at ARABLAB 2021, as well as the schedule for our Exhibitor Showcase.