DLR Group has welcomed Burcin Moehring, FAIA, as Science + Technology Leader based in Seattle. Burcin will lead the advancement of best practices in the design of academic and research science facilities, supporting new ways of learning, teaching, and discovery.
In her new role at DLR Group, Burcin’s expertise in lab planning and design will provide clients with innovative, strategic concepts for state-of-the-art laboratories, with a special emphasis on incorporating advanced sustainable design concepts. She will also focus on designing spaces for team-based and discovery-based learning, interdisciplinary interaction, and teaching and research integration, as well as integrating the technology and flexibility needed for today’s evolving scientific environments.
“Burcin brings the energy, commitment, focus, and collaborative spirit necessary to advance DLR Group’s science and technology (S+T) practice,” said Chris Ertl, Principal and Global Science + Technology Leader. “She is highly regarded for her success in developing and leading the science and technology sector at her previous firm, and she already is hitting the ground running at DLR Group. I’m certain she will have a significant impact on the S+T market in 2023 and beyond.”
Burcin’s career has also included many influential leadership positions with professional organizations including: the AIA Seattle’s Board of Directors; SCUP Juror / Facilities Planning Academy / Selection Committee for SCUP Conference Presentations; and President for the Pacific NW chapter of I2SL (International Institute of Sustainable Labs).
“The team is thrilled to welcome Burcin into our practice,” said Jackie Eckhardt, Principal and Higher Education Leader. “Her collaborations extend across planning and design, bringing a unique lens and innovative approach for science & technology projects across the region and the country.”