Higher Education Award of Merit - California State University East Bay Warren Hall Replacement Building
California State University, East Bay Warren Hall Replacement Building
AWARD OF MERIT
Owner California State University, East Bay
Lead Designer LPA Inc.
Contractor Sundt Construction
Subcontractors Silverado Contractors; Bergelectric; Southland Industries; Boyett Construction
The original 13-story Warren Hall was the most seismically vulnerable building on the Cal State campus, and in just 12 seconds, the more than 40-year-old building and a two-story bridge connected to the main library were safely imploded. The new five-story, 67,000-sq-ft faculty office and administrative building provides a dramatic grand entry to the Hayward campus. The $30.7-million construction-manager-at-risk project incorporates energy-efficient features and is expected to earn LEED Gold certification. The team used an integrated design strategy coupled with extensive modeling and included all disciplines early in the process.