UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute

La Jolla, California

  • Services Structural Engineering
  • Market(s) Education, Laboratories, Life Sciences
  • Sustainability LEED Gold
  • Awards 2017 ENR California Best Higher Education/Research Project
    2017 AIA San Diego Design Awards Citation
    2017 San Diego Architectural Foundation Orchid Recipient

359,000

Square Feet

$269M

Construction Cost

Utilized Chilled Beams & Thermal Energy Storage Tank
  • Owner University of California, San Diego
  • Architect ZGF Architects, LLP
  • Contractor Rudolph & Sletten
  • Collaborators Affiliated Engineers, Inc.
    Van Atta Associates
  • Team Los Angeles, CA
UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute

UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute

The split level, seven floor structure, encompasses 359,000-GSF on UC San Diego’s La Jolla Health System Campus. The design integrates the building into the natural topography of the canyon, includes diversity of angles which create open, light-filled interior spaces enabling the occupants to connect with the outdoor environment from various vantage points within the structure. The floors are arranged in a five-sided polygon enclosing two terraces. The building accommodates 52,000-ASF of research and core laboratories; 66,000-ASF of dry research space; a large animal vivarium, multiple conference rooms and a large lecture hall; offices for CTRI administration and the SCVC; and other facilities.

Additional Services Provided:

  • Building Design
  • Pedestrian Bridges
  • Bridge Design
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