Crime Laboratory Madison

Madison, WI

The Case:

Remodel an existing state-owned building for the new forensic crime laboratory in Madison, WI. This 50,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility integrates labs and offices to promote efficiency and communication between staff and investigative functions.

One of the biggest issues facing the criminal justice system today is a substantial backlog of biological evidence from crime scenes.

Case Solved

The design requirements for unique DNA forensic laboratories are unlike those for other laboratory types. The examination of biological evidence, lab organizational structure, chain of custody requirements, and high security inform the design process in these special facilities ensuring accurate evidence reaches the criminal justice system.