Our broad experience in STEM buildings and teaching and research laboratories is nearly unparalleled. We create learning environments that foster curiosity, experimentation and exploration.Learn More >
In the every-changing world of healthcare, clinical laboratories play a central role in patient care. HERA understands that quality specimen processing and efficient flow take center stage in your lab operation. We design spaces that adapt to the people, process and technology at the heart of your work.Learn More >
HERA’s forensic arm – Crime Lab Design – is recognized around the world as the industry leader in forensic laboratory programming, architecture and MEP design. Together with Harley Ellis Devereaux, CLD has provided integrated services for more than 20 years.Learn More >
HERA understands how to navigate procurement rules, annual budgetary cycles and design approval processes for government projects. We have the experience to assist contracting officers in completing successful laboratory facility projects including research, testing, clinical, vivarium and support spaces.Learn More >
HERA understands key science issues for corporate clients: Safety first; recruitment and retention of staff through smart design; cost efficiency and flexibility for capital expenditures; and planning for future growth.Learn More >
We love science. At HERA, we enhance scientific discovery and client productivity through the creation of optimal laboratory environments. That’s our mission.
As architects who are also lab planners and designers, we have a deep understanding of trends, issues and best practices that shape laboratory environments. We bring that knowledge and commitment to every project we touch.
What does that mean for our clients and partner firms? Together, we will innovate and explore ideas to ensure all your project needs are met.
With five primary markets – academic, clinical, forensic, government and R&D – our combined experience from hundreds of projects totals more than 24 million square feet in laboratory space alone. Our depth of experience allows us to examine new ideas in laboratory planning and design, while evaluating them against our previous experience for best practices.
Founded in 1996, we are a certified Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB).
Cree LED moved into a new headquarters at the Park Point campus in Research Triangle Park, NC. This new location focuses on research and development and provides an environment for collaboration and innovation capabilities, allowing the company to maintain its leadership in a variety of cutting-edge LED products. The new 86,000-sf facility includes 42,000-sf of dedicated laboratory […]
This year we donated a stockpile of old IT equipment to Phoenix Solutions. They repurposed many items to donate to non-profits and recycled the remainder. We got rid of unwanted equipment, kept it out of landfills and helped:- Teachers and students at Dayspring Arts and Education in St. Louis.- Teachers and students in Accra, Ghana.- Refugees from […]
Nokia unveiled plans for a new state-of-the-art Nokia Bell Labs research and development facility in New Brunswick, NJ. Murray Hill has been their iconic home for 80+ years, but it’s time to establish a new R&D hub on the East Coast in this fast-growing innovation zone. The new leading-edge R&D facility will enable Nokia to […]