Planning & Programming

Through information gathering and documentation, we will work together to establish a clear understanding of your space use and needs. This is a process that is understood by all and uncovers solutions that fit your laboratory space needs.

Services include:
Master Planning
Needs Assessments
Equipment Planning
Feasibility Studies

Conceptual Design

By investigating potential scenarios, we will strive for solutions that yield optimal functionality as well as preferred adjacencies, while also meeting institutional and research program goals.

Services include:
Laboratory Layout Options
Basis of Design Narratives
Performance Specifications


The focus of this phase will be the coordination of all built elements in the labs including fixed and mobile casework and service distribution with mechanical, electrical and plumbing disciplines. This will ensure a lab layout that supports your goals and outcomes.

Services include:
Specification Writing
Document Review & Details Development
Construction Administration

Let’s plan a laboratory together.

LR&D is a certified Minority/Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) in the State of Missouri.