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Project
2020
Chapman University Rinker Campus Master Plan
  • 4
  • 2020
    Cisco Home Commerce
  • 8
  • 2020
    Cisco Home High Point
  • 8
  • 2020
    City of Anaheim PUD Crew Quarters Building and Sustainability Education Center
  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 2020
    Crossroads School, Performing Arts Classroom and Theater Building
  • 4
  • 2020
    CSULB Anna W. Ngai Alumni Center
  • 4
  • 2020
    DCTRP Maintenance Facility Replacement
  • 6
  • 8
  • 2020
    Hudson Housing
  • 7
  • 2020
    Japanese American National Museum Rooftop Event Space
  • 6
  • 2020
    Pio Pico Pocket Park
  • 6
  • 2020
    Redcliff Residence
  • 7
  • 2020
    Santa Lucia Housing
  • 7
  • 2020
    Spaulding Housing
  • 7
  • 2020
    UCSB Associated Students Bike Shop
  • 4
  • 2020
    UCSD Main Gym and Natatorium
  • 4
  • 2020
    Wells Cheang Residence
  • 7
  • 2019
    Cloud Plaza
  • 8
  • 2019
    LACDA Demonstration Homes
  • 7
  • 2018
    Caltech Watson Lab Feasibility Study
  • 4
  • 2018
    City of Fremont Warm Springs Innovation District Concept Study
  • 6
  • 8
  • 2018
    Netflix Animation Hub
  • 8
  • 2018
    UC Berkeley Olympic Rowing Facility Feasibility Study
  • 4
  • 2017
    Aire
  • 7
  • 2017
    CSULA Makerspace Feasibility Study
  • 4
  • 2017
    Grand Avenue Housing
  • 7
  • 2016
    Glendale Artist's Residence
  • 7
  • 2016
    Lalique
  • 7
  • 2015
    Crossroads Shopping Center
  • 8
  • 2015
    Korean American National Museum
  • 392
  • 2014
    AEG Parking Structure
  • 8
  • 2014
    Claremont McKenna College Aquatics Center Feasibility Study
  • 4
  • 5
  • 2014
    Rouleau Residence
  • 7
  • 2013
    Bordeaux Sister Cities Pavilion
  • 6
  • 2013
    Cobb Residence
  • 7
  • 2012
    Tom Bradley MMM
  • 392
  • 2012
    UCLA Ackerman Student Union
  • 4
  • 8
  • 2011
    Brown Jordan Showroom at Pacific Design Center
  • 8
  • 2011
    Y-F House
  • 7
  • 2010
    LACCD Harbor College JPDC
  • 4
  • 2010
    Stanfordville Residence
  • 7
  • 2008
    Mira International Trade Center
  • 8
  • 2008
    Monterey Park Hotel
  • 393
  • 2008
    Vista Hermosa Park
  • 6
  • 2008
    Zoo Magnet
  • 4
  • 2007
    Berglass-Bluthenthal Residence Renovation
  • 7
  • 2005
    New Antioch Church of God in Christ Sunday School Addition
  • 394
  • 2000
    Kimm Residence 87th-Lex
  • 7
  • 1999
    Bundang Townhouses
  • 7
  • 1998
    Ayres Residence Renovation
  • 7
  • 1998
    Pinedo Residence, Fallbrook
  • 7
  • 1997
    Noodle Stories
  • 8
  • 1997
    Shinsadong Building
  • 8
  • 1996
    Parashu
  • 8
  • 1993
    Sun Gallery
  • 7
  • Graduate Aerospace Labs (GALCIT), Caltech

    Pasadena, CA
    2009

    Housed in a historically-protected structure originally designed by Bertram Goodhue in 1921, GALCIT has accomplished revolutionary breakthroughs in aerospace engineering. The renovation of the department’s 33,000 square feet of labs, conference rooms, and common spaces acknowledges these past achievements while also suggesting the multitude of exciting directions for its future.

    Drawing on the idea of “flow,” a concept central to aerospace engineering, many of the project’s forms were derived by imagining the building as an “architectural wind tunnel.” The complex curves of the lobby ceiling element, fabricated of PETG thermoplastic using advanced software and computer-controlled machines, is a prime example. The felt ceiling of the main conference room is a direct representation of a seminal flow diagram by Theodore von Karman, the founder of both GALCIT and Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

    New glazed walls and windows bring light into formerly dark labs and classrooms, while also allowing views of the innovative research being performed inside. The heightened transparency inspires an atmosphere of interdisciplinary collaboration and cooperation. Many walls incorporate vitrines that display historical artifacts. The overall result is that GALCIT’s students and faculty are constantly inspired by past achievements, as well as by their own collaborative and creative interactions.

    Client

    • California Institute of Technology

    General Contractor

    • Del Amo Construction

    Project Team

    Awards

    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech
    GRADUATE AEROSPACE LABS (GALCIT), Caltech

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