Location: Los Angeles, CA
Architect: Moore, Ruble, Yudell (MRY)
Products: EM Series Chain Actuators
Glazing Co: Arcadia Glazing
About the Project
A modern, interdisciplinary engineering research center, enables sophisticated research conducted by departments within the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences: electrical, materials, aerospace, computer and mechanical engineering. It also houses the Institute for Cell Mimetic Space Exploration and the bioengineering department. Its open floor plan – designed to encourage collaboration – provides an enriched experience for students. The five-story building contains classroom, seminar space and offices. Breakout space, lounges and open stairways encourage social interaction. Sustainable features include a cool roof, high-efficiency air handlers and operable office windows.