UCSD Opens Collaborative Biomedical Research Facility

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

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

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
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

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
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

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

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

University of Nevada Expands Earthquake Research

The University of Nevada at Reno is now home to the nation’s largest seismic simulation and research facility, and the second largest earthquake research facility in the world.

California Schools Urged to Conserve Water

California Governor Jerry Brown has asked schools across the state to take immediate action in reducing water consumption.