How do you create an energy efficient building in a marine environment?
How do you create an energy efficient building in a marine environment?

California Maritime Academy Dining Center & Bookstore Complex

Opened in 2013, the new Dining Center features stunning views of the San Pablo Bay from two stories and a mezzanine level.

Customized Solution
  • Forell/Elsesser provided design and construction services for this new 2-story 26,000 s.f. student dining center. The dining center contains a commercial-level kitchen and seating for up to 450 students on both the first floor and mezzanine levels.
  • The second floor provides a large open plan which can accommodate up to 200 people or be divided into three separate meeting spaces.  The structure is comprised of a concrete deck on steel beams with a steel moment frame lateral system.
  • The project also included the renovation and seismic upgrade of an adjacent building to provide a new student bookstore.
CATEGORIES

Academic - University


HIGHLIGHTS
  • Architect: Flad Architects
  • Owner: California Maritime Academy