Health Science Biomedical Research Facility

December 22, 2015

Biomedical Research Facility II Receives LEED Platinum Certification

The Health Sciences Biomedical Research Facility II building, which opened in 2014 on the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine campus, has been awarded LEED platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

UCSD bike path

Feb. 5, 2015

Creating a More Bike-Friendly Campus

A popular pathway is about to get a makeover as part of UC San Diego’s efforts to create a more bicycle-friendly campus.

UCSD engineering student

Jan. 10, 2015

Hi-Tech Maps Promise Savings

Latitude 33 engineering tries out infrastructure maps at UC San Diego.

Keeling Apartments

Dec. 12, 2014

Touring the Future: UCSD as Sustainable-Design Laboratory

UC San Diego may be ranked as one of the world's top research universities. But what's not so celebrated is the university's role in test-driving architectural and building technology to save energy and build in an environmentally responsible way, employing "sustainable" techniques, such as using recycling materials and low-water-using landscaping and plumbing.

Boone Hellman Apartments

Dec. 11, 2014

New Green Building Tours at UC San Diego to Blend Architecture, History and Sustainability

Blending architecture, campus history and sustainability, new Green Building Tours will be offered starting this winter, hosted by the UC San Diego Visitor’s Tour Program in collaboration with UC San Diego Facilities Design and Construction and Housing and Dining Services.

Thornton Hospital Cafeteria

October 15, 2014

Thornton Hospital Cafeteria Wins Healthcare Design Renovation Award

The results of the annual Healthcare Design 2014 Remodel-Renovation competition are in. Six projects have been selected as winners and finalists.

Health Science Biomedical Research Facility

October 3, 2014

San Diego Architectural Foundation Awardeds Health Science Biomedical Research Facility 2 Grand ORCHID

The jury fell in love with the LEED Platinum-plus UCSD Health Sciences Building, which one juror called, “a sustainable jewel box; rational, subtle, competent, pure, in the same vein as the Salk Institute.”


May 1, 2014

Scripps Oceanography Laboratory Building Awarded LEED Platinum

The Marine Ecosystem Sensing, Observation and Modeling Laboratory is the first UC San Diego lab building to achieve LEED Platinum status.

Galbraith Hall

September 2013

Riviera Magazine: Class Act (PDF)

UC San Diego continues its legacy as an architectural powerhouse.

Galbraith Hall

July 31, 2013

Galbraith Hall Awarded Architectural Orchid from Local AIA Chapter

The Galbraith Hall Interior Renovation project adaptively repurposed 30,000 square feet of existing space into a mixed-use program that houses a new 417 seat lecture hall, two enclosed student study spaces, three practice studios for the Theatre & Dance Department, shared conference rooms, and academic office space.


August 14, 2012

Telemedicine and Prime Heq Education Facility Awarded Architectural Orchid from Local AIA Chapter

On approach, the glass louver screen suspended from the cantilevered concrete roof above immediately catches the eye, offering a glistening and engaging perspective of the striking 88,000 square foot Medical Education and Telemedicine Building.

Keeling Apartments

May 1, 2012

Campus Awarded First LEED Platinum Certification for Charles David Keeling Apartments

New housing at UC San Diego has students seeing green.

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center

April 16, 2012

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Recognized for Dedication to Sustainability

The UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is the first hospital-based project in the region to receive LEED Gold certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

Village Apartments

October 25, 2011

UC San Diego Student Apartments Scoop Up LEED Gold Certification

UC San Diego’s Village@Torrey Pines East apartment development, featuring solar-heated showers and “wind scoops” that pull in Pacific breezes, is celebrating its grand opening with news that it won LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Gold certification.