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High Point University in the news

High Point University in the news

High Point University’s Wanek School of Natural Sciences supports student population growth, enables research, helps recruitment and encourages experiential learning. As the project’s lab planner, HERA’s program validation, planning, design and equipment planning services were critical to the project’s success. Designed to de-silo departments and foster a truly interdisciplinary approach to learning, offices for biology, […]

A strong start to a new decade

A strong start to a new decade

HERA is thrilled to announce the promotion of Lab Architect Eva Baker, AIA, LEED AP BD+C to Associate. Eva has flourished since joining the HERA team three years ago. She provides firm wide leadership with her technical knowledge and problem-solving skills. Our clients and partners rely on her integrated understanding of MEP systems and code […]

Barbara Spitz, AIA, is retiring
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Barbara Spitz, AIA, is retiring

After a remarkable 15-year career at HERA laboratory planners, Principal Barbara Spitz, AIA, is beginning the transition to the next phase of her life. Starting in 2020 she will wind down her career, moving to part time January 1 and officially retiring March 31. Barbara has been a force at HERA throughout her 15 years […]

This Fellow is exceptional
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This Fellow is exceptional

Exceptional. That is what HERA laboratory planners thinks of Lab Architect Monica Moore-Žigo, AIA. Monica is not only an alumna of Washington University in St. Louis, but she is also a Fellow of The Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Fellowship Program. This cross-disciplinary fellowship program, founded in 1974 by the Monticello College Foundation and […]

We’re growing…quickly
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We’re growing…quickly

HERA has been named by the St. Louis Business Journal as one of the fastest-growing companies in the region. The publication announced its list of the top 50 fastest-growing companies in St. Louis. The exact rankings will be announced Oct 10, but we’re thrilled to be in excellent company. Read the full story here. And […]

A Partner with a future

A Partner with a future

HERA again participated this summer in the Rockwood School District’s Partners in Education Project Interface program, which partners students with business professionals in the students area of interest to shadow the summer before their senior year. Haley Meyer, a rising senior at Marquette High School, partnered with HERA to learn about lab design and architecture. […]

HERA’s newest venture: Conceptual engineering

HERA’s newest venture: Conceptual engineering

We have turned a new page at HERA. Over the past 22 years, we have provided laboratory programming, planning and design services, guiding lab projects from an architectural perspective and sometimes teaching a thing or two about engineering along the way. This month, HERA will begin offering conceptual engineering services to further enhance our lab planning […]

2019 Summer Schedule
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2019 Summer Schedule

As a benefit to our employees, HERA is continuing our 16-week summer schedule program for 2019. The 16-week program begins on Monday, May 13 and runs through Friday, August 30. Our offices will be closed on the following Fridays and holidays: Friday, May 24 Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day) Friday, June 7 Friday, June 21 […]

A fitting wrap-up to a remarkable project
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A fitting wrap-up to a remarkable project

LS3P, our architectural partner on the Renewable Water Resources Laboratory & Environmental Education Center, created a beautiful e-book as a wrap-up to this remarkable project. The new 17,700-sf laboratory houses a water quality testing program that renews approximately 42 million gallons of wastewater a day. To put that in perspective, that’s equal to 2.4 million […]

HERA’s westward expansion

HERA’s westward expansion

We are pleased to announce that Glen Berry, AIA, NCARB, previously the owner of Design for Science, has joined HERA laboratory planners as a senior laboratory architect. Glen brings with him 30+ years of experience as a laboratory planning consultant. His diverse portfolio spans more than eight million square feet of higher education, forensic, government, […]

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