CORTEX ONE MULTI-TENANT LABORATORY
Sustainable design in a new biotech research and development district.
Cortex is a multi-tenant laboratory building within a biotech research and development district in St. Louis, Missouri. The design of the building is informed by the public and entrepreneurial nature of the research mission, with a dynamic façade that not only holds the street edge, it tilts out towards the public space. Fenestration along the length of the façade brings natural light into each of the laboratory suites, as well as allowing views in from the sidewalk. A two-story lobby cuts through the building, allowing chance interactions between laboratory tenants.
This building obtained the first core and shell LEED certification in the nation and was the first in the growing CORTEX district in St. Louis.
Lamar Johnson Collaborative also designed spaces for the following laboratory tenants:
Biogenerator | Laboratories that facilitate exploration by local researchers and inventors to build successful, sustainable life science companies.
Pfizer Indications Discovery Unit | Drug repositioning laboratory that explores therapeutic applications of various Pfizer compounds.
Stereotaxis | Research and development of magnetic technology for cardiac interventional medicine. Stereotaxis design, manufactures and markets advanced cardiology systems for the use in cardiac catheterization labs.