The Lake Nona Impact Forum has extended an invitation to Ross Cole, architect and principal of BAM Architecture Studio. The invitation-only event brings together international speakers and leaders from a variety of sectors to discuss connections between wellness, sustainable living, and education. A selection of this year’s speakers includes Billie Jean King, Deepak Chopra, MD FACP, and Sanjay Gupta, MD.
BAM would like to offer our congratulations to Ron Cohen, MD, President, CEO and Founder of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. on being selected as a speaker. Everyone at BAM has enjoyed working with the passionate team at Acorda on truly innovative workplace, science and technology projects for the past five years.
The forum takes place in Lake Nona, a continuously expanding life science community in Orlando, Florida. BAM has been working with Lake Nona since 2012, and recently celebrated the completion of the world class Guidewell Innovation Center. The three-story, glass and steel Life Sciences building is the first in Lake Nona designed to attract leading health and life sciences companies.
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BAM is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of GuideWell Innovation Center at Lake Nona Medical City on October 30, 2014. Designed by BAM, the 92,000 square-foot office, research and wet lab facility in the heart of Lake Nona Medical City will be the epicenter of health and life sciences innovation. The world-class center will also include a life sciences incubator to be managed by the University of Central Florida in partnership with the University of Florida.
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BAM has recently been working with Lake Nona on their Medical City located in central Florida. The campus is planned around the idea that multiple facilities working in tandem accelerates innovation. Lake Nona Medical City promises to become home to top medical institutions and is already making Orlando a global destination for health care. Lake Nona is working with the Sanford-Burnham Research Institute and the University of Florida’s Academic & Research Center to provide top quality health care and economic opportunity for central Florida.
Technology giants, such as Cisco, have recognized the potential of the Medical City and have partnered with Lake Nona to help realize the project’s full potential. The Orlando Sentinel reported that Cisco, “named Lake Nona an Iconic Smart + Connected City, a designation granted to only eight other cities in the world.” Cisco’s president of globalization and Smart+Connected Communities, Anil Menon, stated, “Lake Nona has the honor to be the first city in the United States to receive this distinction.”
BAM is excited to continue our work with Lake Nona, providing design and consulting for the Medical City.
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