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Kresge Academic Building at UC Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA
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This renewal project was designed to preserve the unique architectural and cultural spirit of the original Kresge College while updating it to the needs of 21st century students, with a much-needed increase in housing, classroom, and student support space. The first phase of the project includes three new residential buildings and an academic building, made with a combination of CLT floor and roof diaphragms, glulam beams, wood shear walls, and light wood-frame walls.





  • Construction Cost:

    $2.5 Million

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  • Material Types:

    Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT)

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