Cal Poly Pomona’s goals to provide a performance-driven, welcoming, transparent and effective student services center were met with thorough CO’s design solutions. The Student Services Building‘s iconic, undulating roof – the fifth facade – was conceptualized and designed as the building’s primary passive performance driver.
CO created the Architecture Discovery Program to expose young high school women to architecture and encourage them to consider the profession as a career choice. The four-week program brought each of the students together as they designed their own unique projects on the site of CO’s recently designed Cal Poly Pomona Student Services Building.
Essential to the success of the contemporary medical school is its facility’s ability to adapt to changes in medical curriculum and pedagogy, and for the program spaces to support multiple functions. Innovative solutions to traditional medical education space planning will result in a building able to flex to various scaled activities in a single space. Designing for change will create a facility that is durable, enduring and sustainable, demonstrating a prudent use of an institution’s physical, financial and human resources.
The Health Education Building at the University of Kansas Medical Center is a new academic medical and health sciences training facility that creates literal and figurative connections at all scales: across Kansas and the KU campuses, among schools and curricula, between the past and present, and most importantly, between people.