JWA’s Christine Hofnagel, AIA, addresses the advantages and disadvantages of implementing different closed aseptic process types (Traditional, RABS, Isolation and Robotic Isolation) on ISPE’s ISPEAK blog.
Read the full post here.
JacobsWyper is once again competing in CANstruction Philadelphia, and our team needs your help to make our entry a success!
This year’s theme is ART, and our team is aiming to can-struct one of modern art’s most controversial cans, Duchamp’s Fountain. We need your help to raise enough money to purchase the cans for this effort to be as revolutionary as the original! If you would like to contribute, please click here to conveniently donate via our Fundly page.
Our collection deadline is March 20th, and the CANstruction entries will be on display at 990 Spring Garden from April 1-9, 2017. After judging, all cans from our sculpture will be donated to Philabundance.
Every bit helps, and we thank you so much for your contribution!
How and when should airlocks be used within a cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing facility? Partner Eric Bohn discusses the definition and proper use of airlocks in December’s edition of Pharmaceutical Technology magazine. Read the full article here.
JacobsWyper Architects has been selected to design the American Bible Society’s Faith & Liberty Discovery Center, a new $60 million attraction on Independence Mall. The 40,000-square-foot facility will occupy the first floor of the Wells Fargo Building at 5th and Market Streets, where the Bible Society relocated their headquarters after moving from New York last year, and is planned to open in 2018.
A knowledge brief written by senior associate Christine Hofnagel concerning OSD gowning procedures was featured in the latest edition of ISPE’s The Link as one of the most popular stories in 2016. The article, which details levels of exposure in OSD facilities and relevant gowning procedure recommendations, was originally published last May on ISPEAK, the official blog of ISPE.
The full brief can be found here.
The JacobsWyper-designed Cyclotron and Cancer Imaging Research Facility at the University of Chicago is nearing completion. Located in the sub-basement of the Bernard Mitchell Hospital, this facility will mark the return of a cyclotron to UChicago for the first time in 20 years and enable the university to “revive its radiochemistry program and expand its multidisciplinary molecular imaging program,” according to an article in UChicago’s Science Life online news source.
The Dana-Hallowell Residence Addition at Swarthmore College was recently awarded a Citation of Merit by AIA Pennsylvania at their annual Architectural Excellence Awards Gala. This is the third accolade for the 24,600-square-foot dormitory addition project, after being named “Best in Education” at the 2016 IIDA Design Awards as well as a Merit Winner in the Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Awards of Excellence Program.
Congratulations to the entire project team for this achievement!
Good Design Practices for GMP Pharmaceutical Facilities, co-edited by JacobsWyper partner Terry Jacobs, serves as a handy and current reference for professionals engaged in the planning, designing, building, validating and maintaining modern GMP pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and internationally. This second edition revises and expands on facility planning, with a focus on the ever-growing need to modify existing legacy facilities, and on current trends in pharmaceutical manufacturing which include strategies for sustainability and LEED building ratings. All chapters have been re-examined with a fresh perspectives on current topics such as legacy facility upgrades and sustainability strategies.
Product Details – Hardcover: 536 pages; Publisher: CRC Press; ISBN-10: 1482258900; ISBN-13: 978-1482258905; Dimensions: 10.3 x 1.3 x 7.4 inches
Join us at the 2016 ISPE Annual Meeting, where JacobsWyper team members will lead two education sessions delving into trending topics related to GMP design and process. Also, be sure to stop by BOOTH #418, where you can find out about the latest JWA projects and how our GMP facility expertise can help you with your facility plans.
This presentation seeks to explore the application and benefits of closed processing, and provide a pragmatic framework for decision-making when designing a new manufacturing facility. A real-life case study will be examined to illustrate the decision-making process associated with process closure and GMP facility design.
GMP Clinical Facilities: The Intersection of University and Pharma
Monday, Sept. 19, 4:15-5:45 PM
Led by: Terry Jacobs & Eric Bohn
This session will discuss the issues of designing cGMP validated Clinical Facilities in the University setting for clinical trials, and the relationships between Pharma and the University in joint ventures. The difference between Phase I Facilities (from the FDA’s viewpoint) and Phase 2 & 3 facilities will also be presented.