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Lab : Building a Home for Scientists - by Mark C. Fishman (Hardcover)

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Laboratories are both monasteries and space stations, redolent of the great ideas of generations past and of technologies to propel the future. Yet standard lab design has changed only little over recent years. Here Mark Fishman describes how to build labs as homes for scientists, to accommodate not just their fancy tools, but also their personalities. This richly illustrated book explores the roles of labs through history, from the alchemists of the Middle Ages to the chemists of the 19th and 20th centuries, and to the geneticists and structural biologists of today, and then turns to the special features of the laboratories Fishman helped to design in Cambridge, Shanghai, and Basel. Anyone who works in, or plans to build a lab, will enjoy this book, which will encourage them to think about how this special environment drives or impedes their important work.
Number of Pages: 363
Genre: Architecture
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Distributed Art Pub Inc
Author: Mark C. Fishman
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2017
TCIN: 52042050
UPC: 9783037784976
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-1484
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