Update: Insulet Corporation’s New U.S. Facility Completes Construction by ci design

Construction is wrapping up on Phase One of the new corporate headquarters, assembly and distribution facility for the Insulet Corporation, makers of a tube-free insulin and oncology drug delivery system known as a “pod.”  The project encompasses 300,000 square feet of corporate offices, labs, clean room assembly lines and distribution. Insulet selected ci design to provide all the architectural and interior design services for this new U.S. Facility.

Click to Watch Completed Phase One Facility Video:

Raffe Khazadian, AIA, Joins CI Design as Principal, leading life science facilities architect will expand the global design and architecture firm's science and technology capabilities by ci design

BOSTON and BALTIMORE (February 11, 2019) - Noted science and technology facility architect Raffe Khazadian, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, O+M, CDT, has joined CI Design as a principal, the international architectural design firm announced today.

As a leader in designing life sciences facilities, mixed-use complexes and other commercial buildings, Khazadian will strengthen and expand the capabilities of CI Design's science and technology practice, said John Larsen, AIA, NCARB, president of CI Design. Khazadian will be based out of the firm's Boston office.

CI_new_Raffe.jpg

"Raffe's vast experience in science and tech design, working in both the private sectors, will strengthen our already solid team in this ever more important sector," Larsen said. "We are delighted to welcome him to CI Design."

"We've had the pleasure of working with the same clients as Raffe in recent years," adds Christopher Ladd, AIA, NCARB, CI Design vice president and principal. "His joining CI Design will complement our practice, and deepen already strong relationships."

Prior to joining CI Design, Khazadian served as an associate principal and senior project manager with Boston-based TRIA Architects, overseeing day-to-day operations while developing the firm's niche in science and technology. Previously, he was a senior associate/senior project manager with Perkins+Will Boston, where he was responsible for a variety of projects for private and public sector clients. His earlier experience includes roles with Signer Harris Architects and Cubellis. His projects include a wide variety of cGMP and non-cGMP facilities, oncology-based research laboratories, clean rooms and vivaria, as well as utility and infrastructure projects. Clients include Procter & Gamble, Integra Life Sciences, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Biogen, Novartis, Sanofi, Ipsen, Pfizer, Alexion and UCONN Health Center, among other notable companies in the S&T sector.  

For more than 25 years, CI Design's team has offered innovative, sustainable and value-creating design solutions for S&T and other commercial facilities, including wet and dry labs, specialized testing facilities, and control rooms for chemical storage, distribution and treatment. Clients have included GT Advanced Technologies, Insulet Corp., Merck/Millipore, Gillette and other private and public companies and educational institutions.

"There is so much potential for growth in the science and technology arena," Khazadian said. "After seeing CI's award-winning work in so many sectors, I'm excited to expand its reach even further into this category."

A LEED-Accredited Professional with more than 21 years of experience, Khazadian is a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), American Institute of Architects (AIA), Boston Society of Architects (BSA) and International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE). He is a Registered Architect in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Ohio, Connecticut, New York, Georgia, Texas, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Maine. Khazadian is the author of the April 2017 article "The Costs of Building a Cleanroom" in Laboratory Design, and the June 2011 article (with Carl Nelson) "The New Massachusetts State Building Code: What You Should Know." He earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology. 

He resides in the Boston area with his wife Angel Khazadian, also an architect, and their two daughters.

###

ABOUT CI DESIGN, INC.

CI Design is an international architectural design firm offering award-winning planning, architecture and interior design services to a diverse base of clients. For more than 25 years, CI Design has been a recognized leader in mixed-use, retail and advanced facility project design across the globe.

The CI Design team served as architect and interior designer for Insulet Corporation's new U.S. manufacturing facility in Acton, Massachusetts and is currently working with Insulet on phase two. Other projects include our continuous design support on multiple projects for Millipore, IPG Photonics, Raytheon and other various confidential life science projects.  

CI Design has offices in Boston and Baltimore, for additional information, go to  www.ci-designinc.com .

CI Design Names David Marcozzi Senior Project Manager by ci design

BALTIMORE (January 15, 2019) - Award-winning international architectural design firm CI Design has named David Marcozzi senior project manager, it was announced today.

Marcozzi, who will be based out of CI's Baltimore headquarters, will bring extensive experience in hospitality, multifamily and mixed-use development to the firm, expanding its global practice.

Artboard+1+copy.jpg

"Creating innovative, integrated projects that become special places for their users is the heart of CI Design's mission," said John Larsen, CI Design president. "David's multidisciplinary work, which combines knowledge of architecture, landscaping, urban planning and interiors, under-standing of cultural biases, and team leadership fits right into that philosophy. We're delighted to welcome him to the firm."

Prior to joining CI Design, Marcozzi spent 13years with FILLAT+ Architecture, most recently serving as an associate principal and director of the Baltimore office. His projects, nationally and internationally, have included mixed-use complexes incorporating retail, entertainment, hospitality and residential components. Among his most notable projects are: 400 East Pratt Street in Baltimore, the Moxy Hotel in Washington, D.C. and The L on Liberty in Baltimore.

For more than 25 years, CI Design's team has offered innovative, sustainable and value-creating design solutions for mixed-use, retail, entertainment, hospitality, industrial, residential, workplace and specialty design projects. Its projects include: the conversion and expansion of the former North Hills Mall into a vibrant mixed-use town center in Raleigh, N.C.; Metropica, the 4 million-square-foot transit-oriented mixed-use complex under construction in Sunrise, Fla.; and the conversion of a former boys' school in Cranston, R.I., into Chapel View, which incorporated national retailers and restaurants, office space, and luxury condominiums into historic structures including a stone chapel.

"CI is more than an architecture firm; its master planning and initial approaches to creating exciting projects are exceptional," Marcozzi said. "I'm excited to bring my previous experience, including a family background in construction, to these and new projects around the country."

Marcozzi earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects, and is a member of the Urban Land Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers, Italian American Civic Club of Maryland, and the Main Street Design Review Team of the SECDC. He lives in Baltimore with his wife Mariagrazia Parravano-Marcozzi and their son and daughter.

###

ABOUT CI DESIGN, INC.

CI Design is an international architectural design firm offering award-winning planning, architecture and interior design services to a diverse base of clients. For more than 25 years, CI Design has been a recognized leader in mixed-use, retail and advanced facility project design across the globe.

The CI Design team served as planner & architect for North Hills in Raleigh, NC, a 2-million square-foot mixed-use development. CI Design is currently working on several mixed-use developments including Metropica in Sunrise FL, a 4-million square-foot development and the 1.2 million square-foot expansion to North Hills In Raleigh, NC. CI Design is headquartered in Baltimore, MD, and has offices in Boston.

For additional information, go to www.ci-designinc.com.