Category Archive: architecture

Jun
27

MM4TB and a trip to a new Miro Exhibit

  Occasionally I take a bit of a diversion from my usual science focused postings, this one has an artistic flavor. I am in beautiful Brataslava in the Slovak Republic for a few days for the final More Medicines for Tuberculosis (MM4TB) meeting. Every 6 months for the past 5 years we have had meetings of …

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Oct
23

Interpreting the whiteboards of an old GSK building

In my previous blog I described a visit to a former GSK building and included many images of the building. In addition I showed several photos of what appeared to be informatics related whiteboards. After time to reflect, analyze and digest them I have posted the slides on slideshare and figshare. It appears they include details on preclinical …

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Oct
21

Pharma architecture and informatics, whiteboards as the silo of ideas, symbol of demise

Yesterday thanks to a kind prize from David Kroll I embarked upon a “trip” to one of the most amazing ex-pharma offices in the world. I went to the former Burroughs-Wellcome Elion-Hitchings Building, a masterpiece by Paul Rudolph and most recently the home of GSK. A special one day open house made possible by Triangle Modernist Houses. What follows …

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