This new “living lab” is located on the north hillside of the campus overlooking stunning views of the Bay. The Center features two large indoor laboratory classrooms and a single large covered outdoor classroom; ample space for study, experimentation, research and group gatherings; office, restroom and storage facilities; a mobile kitchen, pizza oven/barbecue and fire circle; and a greenhouse. Designed to maximize natural lighting and ventilation while being extremely energy efficient, the building offers the flexibility of an indoor/outdoor learning environment. North-facing walls will open out into the adjacent tree-covered hillside and the west facing wall onto the large open terrace; LEED Platinum Certified.
Location: Oakland, California
Client: Roman Catholic Welfare Corp.