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Foothill College – Physical Sciences and Engineering Center

Location:

Los Altos Hills, CA

Client:

Foothill-DeAnza Community College District

Architect:

Ratcliff

Office:

SC

Project size:

57,000 sqft

Date Completed:

2012

The Foothill College Physical Sciences and Engineering Center is comprised of three Type II-B steel-framed buildings that house the engineering, chemistry, physics, and nanotechnology departments. The facility includes classrooms, laboratories, “breakout rooms,” a faculty conference room, and a student lounge with a coffee shop. An outdoor court and lower plaza are designed with displays and outdoor seating to promote the sciences and provide opportunities for social interaction.

Foothill College’s Physical Sciences and Engineering Center is seeking LEED Silver Certification.