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About HERA laboratory planners

We love science. At HERA, we enhance scientific discovery and client productivity though 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 over 20 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 Woman-Owned Business (WBE) and Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB).

What do our partners say about us?

“Always our go-to for lab planning!”
– Eric Zabilka, Principal Architect at Omni Architects

“Strong communication, elevated design sensibilities, collaborative teams.”
Bill Deegan, Senior Designer at KCBA

“HERA provides reliable expertise in a niche market with a collaborative approach.”
Mark Levine, Vice President at Pond & Company

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