Lab Planner | Associate

Raleigh, NC


“Lab design is never the same thing twice. It’s always challenging and I like being challenged.”

Chris Bartlett has more than 15 years of experience in architectural and lab planning. With a focus on research and biomedical laboratories, his project experience includes pharmaceutical, higher education, agricultural technology, industrial, warehousing and manufacturing facilities. Chris can speak the scientists’ language and maintains strong working relationships with clients, contractors, and subconsultants during all phases of the project. Chris and Brian Brader presented “Top 10 Lab Design Pitfalls to Avoid” at the 2017 Laboratory Design Conference.

Chris has an MEP background and is skilled in AutoCAD, Revit, and several programming languages. He developed an internal database that easily updates lab equipment into Revit models with one click. Chris also authored an internal lab training manual as a reference for all Clark Nexsen disciplines with indepth details of lab design, modular labs, flexibility within labs, and understanding various types of lab equipment.

He is an active member of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Carolina South Atlantic chapter and the Association of Education and Research Greenhouse Curators (AERGC). Chris is a lifelong North Carolina resident from Wilson. He enjoys hiking and outdoor excursions, road trips and traveling, SciFi movies, and reading. He contributes to the community as a construction volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.