Sundt Selected for UC Santa Barbara Project


(04/23/2014)
The University of California, Santa Barbara has selected Sundt Construction Inc. to build the school’s new $38.5 million Henley Hall Institute for Energy Efficiency. Sundt’s Irvine, Calif. location will serve as construction manager at risk for the 53,000-square-foot project.

College of the Desert’s Applied Sciences Complex Underway


(04/23/2014)
Construction of the new Applied Sciences Complex at the College of the Desert–Palm Desert Campus began in February. Designed by Los Angeles-based HGA Architects and Engineers, the project includes construction of a 22,700-square-foot Applied Sciences Building and the renovation of the 2,700-square foot Agricultural Sciences Building.

UCSD Opens Collaborative Biomedical Research Facility


(04/03/2014)
The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) recently opened a new $113 million Health Sciences Biomedical Research Facility in La Jolla. The 196,000-square-foot building was designed to encourage collaboration between scientists in the region and worldwide.

Green California Summit and Exposition Addresses Prop 39


(04/03/2014)
Green builders and stakeholders attended the Green California Summit and Exposition at the Sacramento Convention Center April 8 and April 9 to share best practices and survey the latest technologies in sustainable building.

Orange County School Kicks Off Capital Campaign


(04/03/2014)
The Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) announced the launch of a capital campaign for a new state-of-the-art expansion.

Q&A: The Evolution of Innovation Centers

By Jessie Fetterling
(03/27/2014)
Perkins + Will, with a location in San Francisco, designed the Campus for Research Excellence And Technological Enterprise (CREATE), a global research community that comprises three mid-rise buildings and a high-rise tower, in Singapore. The project earned the architecture firm a Laboratory of the Year last year for its unconventional lab design.

YGH-Designed Facility Earns Masonry Award


(03/27/2014)
The Central Oregon Community College (COCC) Health Careers Center, designed by Yost Grube Hall Architecture (YGH) of Portland, recently received a Hammurabi Award from the Masonry and Ceramic Tile Institute of Oregon.

Davis Plans for Downtown University Gateway District

By Jessie Fetterling
(03/18/2014)
Plans for the 100-acre Downtown University Gateway District were presented to the Davis City Council on Feb. 11. It would combine the development of three different properties that would include high-density housing; research facilities for the University of California, Davis; and shopping and entertainment for Davis citizens.

WSU’s Clean Tech Building Anticipates 2015 Opening


(03/18/2014)
Washington State University has broken ground the new, state-of-the-art Clean Technology Laboratory Building.

Loma Linda University Makes Advances on Capital Improvement Plan


(03/11/2014)
A new seven-level parking structure on the Loma Linda University Medical Center campus was completed more than a year ahead of schedule.