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General Purpose Classroom Building


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$80.2 million
2010 - 2012
Proposition S
This project comprised of land acquisition and construction of a 66,000-square-foot classroom building. The facility houses five floors of academic classrooms and laboratories for Mathematics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, History and Political Sciences, Black and Chicano Studies, a Food Services C-Store and Espresso bar, a satellite bookstore space and faculty and staff offices.  The classroom building includes:
  • 32 classrooms
  • Two instructional computer labs
  • Anthropology lab
  • Food service convenience store
  • Two computer labs
  • Two “wet” labs
  • Faculty and staff office and storage space
  • A small faculty conference room
A seven-story, 400 stall parking structure is adjacent to the building and a courtyard with landscaping and outdoor seating. The project includes a Corporate Education Center with a 120-seat lecture hall, 100-seat multipurpose room, two 40-seat conference hall classrooms, two small conference rooms and an instructional computer lab. The project also includes offices for the District’s Military Education program, and lease space for a Family Health Center, both located on the garage’s ground floor.    
The project is certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver by the U.S. Green Building Council. "Green" features include water-efficient plumbing; low-emittance window glazing to block radiant heat; use of recycled materials and diversion of 75 percent of construction waste from landfills; energy-efficient lighting and low-volatile organic compound materials; formaldehyde-free materials and no chlorofluorocarbons.

Project Team:

  • Architect: Roesling Nakamura Terada Architects
  • Construction Manager: Sundt Construction
  • Civil Engineer: Flores Lund Consultants
  • Structural Engineer: Stedman and Dyson Structural Engineers
  • Electrical Engineer: Randall Lamb
  • Mechanical Engineer: McParlane & Associates
  • Landscape Architect: Spurlock Poirier
  • Propositions S & N Program Manager: Gafcon, Inc.
  • Campus Project Manager: Thomas J. Fine, CCM, JE Moore Consulting
  • Furniture, Fixture & Equipment (FF&E) Project Manager: Tricia Hendrickson, Gafcon, Inc.