Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

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project type

Lab, Manufacturing, Office

Project Location

Boston, MA

Project size

268,000 SF

Market Sector

Research-Based Workplace
Life Sciences

After a complete programming and planning effort to define Vertex’s requirement and workplace strategies, TRIA provided architectural services for Vertex’s Cell & Gene Therapy Site. The process, completed throughout the pandemic, was led by our lab-focused architect, who successfully implemented over 60 building changes to the original core and shell, which was originally designed for multiple tenants.

Achieving LEED Platinum certification, this new state-of-the-art facility, a “Workplace of the Future”, features labs and manufacturing operations. For the remaining 40% of the office space, Vertex utilizes neighborhood-based office space with quick huddle areas, large and small conference rooms, a cafeteria with room for informal company meetings, a rooftop with sweeping views of the harbor and city, a fitness room, an IT bar, coffee bar and several kitchenettes.

This project was the topic of a panel discussion at  BisNow’s March 31, 2022 Boston Life Science Summit as a Case Study, Enhancing Urban Manufacturing.  To learn more, see our Insights.