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Jeff Talka

Senior Architect, Life Sciences Leader

Jeff comes to us with broad experience designing labs, vivaria and corporate offices throughout the U.S. and in locations as far away as Dubai and the Republic of Korea. Highly sought after for his lab design expertise and as a speaker, Jeff’s talent and reputation have taken him throughout the U.S. and to locales as distant as Dubai and the Republic of Korea. He’s been designing specialty research, laboratory, and vivarium facilities for clients in the pharmaceutical and life science, healthcare, education and government sectors for more than three decades. Jeff thinks continuously about ways to improve the lab environment, developing lab planning solutions that are flexible, sustainable and easily adaptable. His enthusiasm for the life sciences world runs deep. Jeff loves sharing his knowledge and generously mentors both clients and younger colleagues.


Bachelor of Architecture; Pratt Institute


American Biological Safety Association (ABSA), American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS), International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)


Registered Architect