Higher Education

Multidisciplinary Building   |  Palomar Community College District




Project Size: $40 Million | 150,000 sq.ft.
Scope of Work: Project Inspection
Performance Period: 2008 – 2010
Client Name: Palomar Community College District
Project Address: 1140 W Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA

 

Project Description:

This $40 million new construction project was built to 2007 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

This building is at the epicenter of campus activity. Previously, the site contained 3 single story building that were not feasible for retrofit to current standards. The existing buildings were demolished and their concrete slabs and foundations were repurposed as fill for the new 3-story facility. The MD Building included construction a rooftop central Plant.

Construction included classrooms, laboratories, lecture auditorium, faculty offices, multiple study areas, support spaces and a central interior courtyard.

Planetarium Building | Palomar Community College District




Project Size: $7 Million | 6,300 sq.ft.
Scope of Work: Project Inspection
Dates Services were Performed: 2008 – 2012
Client Name: Palomar Community College District
Project Address: 1140 W Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA

 

Project Description:

This $7 million new construction project was built to 2007 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

The 6,300 sq.ft. planetarium seats 142 students. The dome rests on a 12-inch-thick concrete ellipse with a sloping top wall at 15 degrees. The 15-degree "slice" through the ellipse then creates a perfect 50-foot diameter circle for anchoring the specialized dome.

This project included the construction of an exterior central plant. This plant was constructed in two separate enclosures, one for air handlers and the other for boilers and chillers. This project also required underground HVAC piping and complex underground/under-slab return ductwork systems.

TLC Building | Palomar Community College District




Project Size: $2.5 Million | 6,600 sq.ft.
Scope of Work: Project Inspection
Dates Services were Performed: 2011 – Present
Client Name: Palomar Community College District
Project Address: 1140 W Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA

 

Project Description:

This $2.5 million new construction project was built to 2010 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

This project includes new construction of a single story 6,600 sf.ft. classroom building complete with raised access flooring, offices and conference rooms.

This project includes a temporary detached central plant. This temporary central plant is located in an adjacent parking lot and associated underground HVAC Perma Pipe installation crosses the campus’ loop road to service multiple buildings. The design provides for future relocation of the plant to the rooftop of the future LRC building. This plant will service the TLC, LRC and Humanities buildings.

Humanities Building | Palomar Community College District




Project Size: $29 Million
Scope of Work: Project Inspection
Dates Services were Performed: 2010 – Present
Client Name: Palomar Community College District
Project Address: 1140 W Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA

 

Project Description:

This $29 million new construction project was built to 2007 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

This project includes new construction and associated site improvements for a 3-story, 90,898 sq.ft. steel frame classroom building including faculty offices and mechanical basement area.

This project includes a temporary detached central plant. This temporary central plant is located in an adjacent parking lot and associated underground HVAC Perma Pipe installation crosses the campus’ loop road to service multiple buildings. This plant will service the TLC, LRC and Humanities buildings.

Natural Sciences Building | Palomar Community College District




Project Size: $28 Million | 106,000 sq.ft.
Scope of Work: Project Inspection
Dates Services were Performed: 2005 – 2007
Client Name: Palomar Community College District
Project Address: 1140 W Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA

 

Project Description:

This $28 million new construction project was built to 2001 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

This new 3-story, 106,000 sq.ft. multi-disciplinary research laboratory classroom building includes a central plant that provides expandable infrastructure for the future. Complex plumbing and HVAC systems are used to support the wide range of scientific study incorporated in the building. Exterior elements of this steel-framed structure include metal siding, brick and EIFS finishes.

A range of sustainable systems and materials integrated into the design are expected to save the District approximately $188,000 per year. Energy saving features include lab exhaust system controls to optimize use of conditioned air, advanced building systems and optimization controls.

Health and Sciences Complex | Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District




Project Size: $25 Million | 52,000 sq.ft.
Scope of Work: Project Inspection
Dates Services were Performed: 2008 – 2010
Client Name: Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD
Project Address: 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, CA

 

Project Description:

This $25 million new construction project was built to 2007 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

This Health and Sciences complex mixes education, training, exploration, research, and hands-on. The 52,000 sq.ft., 2-story facility houses science laboratories, classrooms and offices for additional health professions programs.

This project included a central courtyard that links building functions together and provides for ease of collaboration between different departments. Group areas encourage teamwork among students and outdoor spaces provide a link to the physical environment.

LA Harbor College Parking | Los Angeles Community College District




Project Size: $18 Million
Scope of Work: Project Inspection
Dates Services were Performed: 2009 – 2010
Client Name: Los Angeles Community College District
Project Address: 1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington, CA

 

Project Description:

This $18 million new construction project was built to 2007 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

The new West Parking Structure was designed to integrate with the existing architecture of the campus and provides more than 900 parking spaces. It has several sustainable features, including: Vegetation and new trees; An open air design that allows for fresh air circulation; and A rooftop 250-kilowatt solar panel system.

The new parking structure is part of an ongoing transformation, which has included a CDC, Academic Hall, Student Services and Technology buildings.

LA Peirce College Stadium Replacement | Los Angeles Community College District





Project Size: $8.9 Million
Scope of Work: Project Inspection
Dates Services were Performed: 2010 – 2011
Client Name: Los Angeles Community College District
Project Address: 6201 Winnetka Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA

 

Project Description:

This $8.9 million construction project was built to 2007 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

This stadium replacement project included upgrading the existing football stadium and currently hosts more than 11 athletic teams.

This project also included a new parking structure with a softball field and a soccer field that is surrounded by a 400 meter NCAA track, pole vault, long jump and high jump event areas that includes a 28’ by 12’ scoreboard, bleachers for 800 spectators and stadium lighting for night events.

LA Mission College Chilled Water Loop | Los Angeles Community College District





Project Size: $1.9 Million
Scope of Work: Project Inspection
Dates Services were Performed: 2012 – Present
Client Name: Los Angeles Community College District
Project Address: 113356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, CA

 

Project Description:

This $1.9 million construction project was built to 2010 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

This chilled water loop system to was installed to centralize the campus cooling systems by modifying the existing building mechanical systems and new building projects.

The chilled water supply and return pipe system was installed around the campus in a loop configuration, starting and ending at the Central Plant Building.

This design also provided additional piping stub-outs for future buildings

LA Harbor College Campus Office Building | Los Angeles Community College District





Project Size: $1.2 Million | 2,815 sq.ft.
Scope of Work: Project Inspection
Dates Services were Performed: 2011 – 2012
Client Name: Los Angeles Community College District
Project Address: 1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington, CA

 

Project Description:

This $1.2 million new construction project was built to 2010 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

This project consists of construction of a new 2,815 sq.ft. office and restroom building and associated sitework. Site work consisted of site grading, connection of utilities, construction of new structure and site paving and fencing.

Building construction consisted of concrete slab on grade, CMU walls, metal insulated roof deck, Type 5B construction, unsprinklered, conditioned space at office, restrooms exhaust only.

Snack Bar / Café Building | Southwestern Community College District




Project Size: $4 Million | 3,000 sq.ft.
Scope of Work: Construction Inspection
Dates Services were Performed: 2010 – 2011
Client Name: Southwestern Community College District
Project Address: 900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, CA

 

Project Description:

This $4 million new construction project was built to 2007 Title 24 CCR, under the jurisdiction of the Division of the State Architect.

Construction was a single-story, type II (sprinklered) snack bar building. The cast-in-place concrete walls required elaborate inspection and specialized inspectors.

The project consisted of demolition of an old Snack Bar structure and construction of a new 3,000 sq. ft. café. The new café includes indoor and outdoor dining with WiFi access for students.

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