UCSC Kresge College

Project Location
Santa Cruz, CA

Owner 
University of California, Santa Cruz

Architect 
Studio Gang and TEF

Engineer
Magnussen Klemencic Associates

Market
Education, Higher Education, Mass Timber

Services
General Contracting

Region
Northern California

Swinerton Office Location
Santa Clara, California

Keywords
Student Housing, Academic Buildings, Occupied Campus, Self-Perform Mass Timber and Concrete, Lateral System, Wood Sheer Walls

The Kresge College campus refresh includes a new Academic Building totaling 15,887-square-feet. The structure will include a glulam post and beam frame with a cross-laminated timber (CLT) curved roof diaphragm. The mass timber scope of work includes delegated design for the timber system, and strategic procurement to meet the requirements of LEED Gold construction. Curved timber roof structure.