CSU East Bay, Pioneer Heights Student Housing, Phases II & III
Phase II consists of three new four-story dormitory buildings encompassing 140,000 square feet. Funded by Proposition 47, this project added student housing units for 704 students. This phase also includes a single-story Commons and a Maintenance Building. The project was occupied for the 2006 school year. Phase III will provide two additional four-story housing buildings for an additional 512 students. Total construction cost was $27M
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University, CA
Hohbach-Lewin, Inc. provided structural engineering services for the recently opened John A. & Cynthia Fry Gunn Building for the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). This conference and office facility at Stanford University, near Hoover Tower, features exterior detailing and materials at the exterior that refer to the Romanesque architecture of the campus’ original inner quadrangle. The stone cladding and steel window system required careful attention to structural detailing to provide compatibility with the building’s modern steel buckling restrained braced frame lateral force resisting system. The architects were Ike Kligerman Barkley in association with Kornberg Associates.
Oregon Coast Community College, Newport, OR
The Central County Campus pictured above is a LEED Certified, $16.5 million, 77,000 SF facility in Newport, Oregon. The campus, designed by gLAs Architects, houses classrooms, labs, vocational and trade shops, a library, student services and administrative and instructional support functions.
Construction of the Central Campus includes a variety of materials: the 2-story portion utilizes CMU walls at the first floor, steel wide flange beams and columns supporting a second floor concrete deck, and wood stud walls and a wood framed roof above the second floor. The single story portions of the facility are wood framed, with glue-laminated long span trusses at the high bay community room. Construction of the facility was completed in the summer of 2009.
Pioneer Bookstore, CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA
Firm principal, Doug Hohbach, S.E. was the structural engineer of record for this new steel framed metal clad building bookstore. The building is sited over an existing loading dock between the student union and library. The design by David Barlett and Associates features a full height window at the western exposure and a curvilinear entrance façade.
Santa Clara University — College of Arts, Sciences and Communication
Firm Principal, Dan Lewin, S.E., was the structural engineer of record for this new 65,000 SF, two-story steel braced frame building on the Santa Clara University campus. The project was designed by HMC Architects, San Jose. The building houses the College of Arts and Sciences and Communication.