Durata Therapeutics
A breakthrough pharmaceutical product, a public stock offering, and unharnessed company growth fueled Durata Therapeutic’s need for this new state-of-the-art, regional research and development center. A lengthy search and feasibility process resulted in this transit oriented renovation project. Located within walking distance of the Metro-North Railroad and the regional bus line, this new space features administrative and research office space, training space, a library, exercise rooms, labs, and a teleconference center. The approach to gut renovate an existing building for the 18,000-SF was chosen for two significant reasons: 1. The ability to expand quickly and cost effectively into the remaining 36,000-SF of undeveloped space; 2. The relatively low-embodied energy associated with a renovation project as opposed to the construction of a new building. A shepherd for the environment, the Durata space featured environmentally friendly finishes, fixtures, and furniture.

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CLIENT

Durata Therapeutics

LOCATION

Branford, Connecticut

YEAR COMPLETED

2012

SIZE

18,000 SF

COST

$1,200,000

QA+M Architecture is a full-service architectural firm that provides programming, planning and interior design for clients in commercial, community, education, healthcare, historical, housing, and recreational/athletic markets. Staffed by 34 dedicated professionals, including 14 licensed architects, QA+M has grown to be the 4th largest architectural firm in the Greater Hartford area.

ADDRESS

195 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT 06032

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