“. . . very elegant expression of what could be a very typical building type . . . lovely clarity to it . . .”
Architecturally, the building draws inspiration from both the building’s and the curriculum’s focus on the ability of materials to bridge culture. A lesson in archeology is created in the celebration of the building’s original concrete floors and exposed structural columns and beams.
Tozzer is an example of transformation as adaptive reuse, a sustainable approach that provides innovative new space within the confines of an old structure. The project approach allowed us to improve other campus conditions such as general site accessibility, better light and views into the courtyard, better street presence, and a more prominent/appropriate termination to a campus street,” says Celia Kent, Director of Planning.
Kennedy & Violich Architecture; also LeMessurier Consultants; Buro Happold Consulting Engineers, PC; Green International Affiliates, Inc.; Richard Burck Associates, Inc.; Tillotson Design Associates; Hughes Associates Inc.; Cavanaugh Tocci Associates