Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) has been a pivotal contributer to technological innovation and national security for the last seven decades. As part of the world-class research center's 36-acre master plan, MGMA designed three office/lab structures and a parking garage.
Building 200, constructed by Harvey Cleary Builders, is a five-story, 200,000-square-foot facility on the Laurel South Campus. The façade is composed of pre-cast with thin brick inlays juxtaposed with metal panels to achieve a series of smaller massing in the overall rectangular structure.
The APL project included a two-story lobby with integration of advanced security, a cafeteria, and a high-tech conference space.