UCSB: Engineering II Life Safety Improvements and Addition

LEED Certified Gold Building

The project consists of a 15,182 SF addition to Engineering II, which includes 6,566 SF of research offices and laboratory space, 5,697 SF of academic arid administrative space, 1,259 SF of classroom space, and 1,660 SF of existing building renovation.

The addition fills in the southwest corner of the existing Engineering II building, and will establish internal connections to the existing building.

The first floor consists of classroom and office space. The second and third floors contain the Solid State Lighting and Display Program research laboratories, academic and administrative office and support space.



  • 15,182 square foot addition
  • Foundation system of drilled piles with grade beams under reinforced concrete slab on grade structure
  • The vertical structure is steel columns with steel braced frames.
  • Exterior finish materials include plaster, translucent glass and windows with low-e glass.