Francis Cauffman Appoints Jennifer Browne as Director of Laboratory Planning

Philadelphia, PA, May 06, 2011 --( Francis Cauffman, an award-winning national architecture firm, has appointed Jennifer Browne as Director of Laboratory Planning. Ms. Browne has been planning laboratories internationally for more than 30 years. She has extensive experience in designing labs with different security and containment levels.

“Jennifer has completed sophisticated projects around the world and brings that knowledge to Francis Cauffman. With such a variety of experience, our clients will benefit from her insight and expertise,” said James Crispino, AIA, president of Francis Cauffman.

Ms. Browne’s work varies from higher education facilities to laboratories with biological safety levels 2, 3, 3-enhanced and 3Ag. She has also completed a number of vivariums and insectary facilities in both the private and public sectors. Previously, she worked at Health, Education + Research Associates where she was a Senior Lab Architect leading efforts in numerous laboratory programs and planning projects. These include the King Hussein Institute for Biotechnology and Cancer in Jordan, the FBI Laboratory Division in Quantico, VA, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Ms. Browne is a licensed architect in Washington and California and is a NCARB certified and LEED Accredited Professional. She was an architectural member for the NIH Science and Technology Review Board for various grant applications from 2008 to 2011 and is a founding board member of the Green Vivarium Foundation and a member of the Educational Program Committee for Delaware Valley Green Building Council. Ms. Browne has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Environmental Design from Parsons School of Design in New York City and a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University.

About Francis Cauffman
Francis Cauffman, an award-winning architecture firm with offices in New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore, has supported its clients since 1954 with innovative architecture, planning, and interior design services. The practice is recognized for being on the leading edge of new investigations in healthcare, academic research and teaching, corporate research, corporate and advanced technology, and government and justice planning and design. Francis Cauffman has a staff of 130 architects, planners, and interior designers and is active in 20 states and three countries. Francis Cauffman’s clients include the GlaxoSmithKline, LifeCell Corporation, The Buffalo Life Sciences Complex, Almac Group North American headquarters, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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