Science Parks Thought Leaders
Rachel ParkDirector of Strategic Facilities Planning
Rachel is a leading expert in the latest workplace trends, planning processes and programming methodologies, specializing in large-scale site and facility planning projects. She creates strategies to align business and design objectives that improve everyday operations, productivity, efficiency, and the individual's well-being. Her specialties include developing personnel, program, and space requirements, establishing occupancy criteria and workspace standards, and developing alternative planning strategies.
Brian Kowalchuk, AIA, LEED APNational Director of Design
Brian Kowalchuk is inspired by the way science bridges and unites continents and cultures, by both fostering new development and strengthening international ties.
He is committed to designing facilities that support science, increase productivity, and improve scientific output.
He feels the architecture itself is of equal importance to functional design, and works to raise the bar on the design of research facilities, taking them to a new level to celebrate the art of discovery.