JOURNAL: CO ARCHITECTS

Introducing the new Science II Building at California State University, Sacramento. This five-story, 95,000-SF facility, located on the banks of the American River, will house state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories for biology and chemistry, learning studios, a planetarium, and an observatory.

The SSPI project at Caltech is a highly successful example of how a WWII-era building, which had supported Cold-War engineering research, was adapted to the needs of modern interdisciplinary research, merging satellite technology and sustainable energy systems.

As part of CO’s Balcony Hour series, CO Presents, the office hosted Alvin Huang, founder of Synthesis Design + Architecture and Assistant Professor at the USC School of Architecture to present and share his work.  

San Diego Medical Center is Kaiser Permanente’s next iteration of its Template Hospital strategy, designed over the past two decades to improve wellness, patient safety, operational efficiency, sustainability, and energy efficiency with interiors that are highly sensitive to the emotional and physical needs of both patients and personnel.

Basics, an innovative solar analysis program developed by CO for Microsoft Hololens, uses both digital and physical data to generate mixed reality solar projections in the architectural design process.

Parini Mehta shares the highlights of her trip to the 2016 Healthcare Design Conference in Houston, Texas.

Don Kim shares his passion designing for human life with healthcare architecture students on a construction tour of the Shriners For Children Medical Center Pasadena.