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University of California, Berkeley – Richard C. Blum Center for Developing Economies (Naval Architecture Building Restoration & Expansion)

Location:

Berkeley, CA

Client:

Blum Center for Developing Economies

Architect:

Gensler

Project size:

13,000 sqft

Date Completed:

2010

The UC Berkeley Richard C. Blum Hall, or Naval Architecture Building, was a multi-piece project for Hathaway Dinwiddie. In addition to the 13,000 square foot new wing addition, the original 1914 historical Naval Architecture Building was seismically retrofit, renovated, and upgraded to code. The new wing, set back 16 feet to respect the history of the NAB, is connected via footbridge to the second floor of the original building, and a ground-level plaza links the entire project to nearby buildings.

The UC Berkeley Richard C. Blum Hall is certified LEED Silver.