Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Architect: Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Location: Berkeley, California

Award of Merit

This project is designed as both a team-based educational space and a compelling symbol to the region of the university’s commitment to enlightened, sustainable innovation.

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Founded on the conviction that design can help address some of society’s most pressing challenges, the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley, is devoted to introducing design innovation at the center of engineering education and university life.

The project was conceived by the College of Engineering as an interdisciplinary hub for students and teachers from across the university who “love working at the intersection of design and technology.” It is designed as both a team-based, project-centric educational space and a compelling symbol to the region of the university’s commitment to enlightened, sustainable innovation.

Jury comments

This is a quiet building, featuring high-performance building and envelope strategies in an integrated and elegant manner. The integration of student art is inspiring and reflective of the program. Studio interiors are clean and beautifully daylit.

Additional information

Acoustics Consultant: Charles M. Salter Associates

Code Consultant: Rolf Jensen

Cost Estimator: Davis Langdon (now AECOM)

Engineer - Civil: BKF

Engineer - Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection: Integral Group Engineers

Engineer - Structural: Forell/Elsesser

General Contractor/Construction Manager: Hathaway Dinwiddie

Landscape Architect: Cliff Lowe Associates

Lighting Consultant: Architectural Lighting Design

Owner's Representative: KSD Group

Telecommunications Consultant: McMillan Data Communications

Waterproofing Consultant: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Jury

Brian G Minnich, AIA, (Chair) GWWO Inc. / Architects, Baltimore

Philip J. Poinelli, FAIA, SMMA / Architects, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Brandi Rickels, Lake|Flato Architects, San Antonio

Jenine Kotob, Assoc. AIA, Quinn Evans Architects, Washington, DC

Alissa Harrington, John Hopkins University School of Education, Baltimore

Image credits

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