How do you help launch an historic new University in California's heartland?
How do you help launch an historic new University in California's heartland?

UC Merced Classroom & Office Building

Forell/Elsesser provided structural engineering services for one of the original UC Merced buildings.

Customized Solution
  • As part of the first new campus in the U.C. system in 40 years, this classroom and office building was designed with a high degree of flexibility to serve the needs of the University now and in the future.
  • The 90,000 s.f. building houses a 360-seat auditorium, lecture halls, classrooms, computer labs, incubator space, multi-media and studio arts spaces and faculty and graduate student offices.
  • The facility serves as a distance learning center, affording all citizens, regardless of their proximity to a U.C. campus, the availability of a higher education.
  • The project achieved LEED Gold
CATEGORIES

Academic - University


HIGHLIGHTS
  • Architect: THA Architecture
  • Owner: University of California, Merced

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