UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute
La Jolla, California
- Services Structural Engineering
- Market(s) Education, Laboratories, Life Sciences
- Sustainability LEED Gold
2017 ENR California Best Higher Education/Research Project
2017 AIA San Diego Design Awards Citation
2017 San Diego Architectural Foundation Orchid Recipient
- Owner University of California, San Diego
- Architect ZGF Architects, LLP
- Contractor Rudolph & Sletten
Affiliated Engineers, Inc.
Van Atta Associates
- Team Los Angeles, CA
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.
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