KPD was engaged by Billard Leece Partnership Architecture in the design development of the laboratory furniture systems, a process that continued with Brookfield Multiplex when they became the principle contractor for the project. The facility features the SLS (Suspended Laboratory Services) system throughout all levels of laboratory spaces.

The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity is named after the esteemed Nobel Laureate (1996) and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne, Professor Peter Doherty, who is also the Institute’s Patron.

Operational in 2014, the Doherty houses a coalition of infection and immunology experts to lead the fight against infectious human diseases.

More than 700 scientists, researchers and staff collaborate in a state-of-the-art facility and teach, train, provide scholarships for and inspire future generations of students, clinicians and researchers.