UCSD’s New Dining Concept Incorporates Interactivity

By Jessie Fetterling
(05/05/2015)
The University of California San Diego (UCSD) debuted its latest student dining facility at Revelle College last December to keep up with the evolution of student dining trends. Today’s students want healthier food choices and a more interactive food experience. As such, locally based Studio E Architects designed the $12.1 million 64 degrees dining concept to provide a new kind of dining experience that puts the act of cooking and the natural beauty of food on display.

University of Tennessee Music Building Earns LEED Silver


(05/05/2015)
The $40 million, state-of-the-art Natalie L. Haslam Music Center recently became the latest University of Tennessee (UT) facility to earn LEED designation. This latest certification brings the Knoxville-based university’s LEED tally to six buildings, while the soon-to-be-completed Joint Institute for Advanced Materials is expected to achieve LEED Gold.

San Jose State Completes New Student Health Center

By Jessie Fetterling
(04/29/2015)
Construction on the new San Jose State University Student Health & Counseling Center (SHC) was completed in April. The three-story, 53,000-square-foot building will now house the university’s student health center, counseling services and wellness center.

Cal Poly Pomona Addresses Parking Shortage with New Structure


(04/29/2015)
As the enrollment at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) has grown, so has its need for additional parking spaces. With a campus population of 20,000 students, faculty and staff — and growing — university administrators elected to construct a new $34 million, 1,800-space parking garage.

San Diego’s New Urban Discovery Academy to Debut


(04/21/2015)
Construction on the Urban Discovery Academy, a K-8 charter school in San Diego’s East Village, is scheduled for completion in July. The academy will hopefully help attract more families to the urban neighborhood.