How do you design a science building that inspires students?
How do you design a science building that inspires students?

Las Positas College Science & Technical Building

Forell/Elsesser provided structural engineering services for this new science education building located in Livermore.

Customized Solution
  • This project, located next to the existing Science Building, provides additional lab instruction, lab support, faculty office and classroom space.
  • The new building consists of a 2-story, 20,000 s.f. steel framed structure with special concentric braced frames as the primary seismic lateral system.
  • Much of the structural steel is exposed to view.
  • The project was reviewed and approved by DSA.
CATEGORIES

Academic - Community College, K-12, Science & Technology


HIGHLIGHTS
  • Architect: Kwan Henmi
  • Owner: Las Positas Community College
  • Steel framed structure with special concentric braced frames

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