Prop M

Maintain & Modernize Palomar College

Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)

LRC

Project Delivery Method: CM At Risk
Project Budget: $50 million
Construction Start Date:  June 2015
(Estimated) Completion Date: June 2018
Occupy Date: August 2018
Bond Series: C

Scope/Summary: 

Construction of a 85,000 SF 4-story Library and Learning Resource Center to replace current outdated facility.  The new Library/LRC consists of an expansive entry atrium, collaboration and group study in both private rooms and open areas, classrooms, training and meeting rooms, individual and group open lab tutoring, and a computer commons with both individual carrels and group settings, and Staff offices.

Sustainable Features:

  • Photovoltaic panels on roof to provide building electricity
  • Project is pursuing LEED Gold Certification.

Awards:

  • Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC) Award of Merit

Project Team:

  • Architect: LPA, Inc.
  • Construction Manager: Gilbane Building Co.
  • Civil Engineer: LPA, Inc.
  • Electrical/Mechanical Engineer: LPA, Inc.
  • Structural Engineer: LPA, Inc.
  • Landscape Architect: LPA, Inc.
  • Construction & Facilities Planning Manager: Dennis Astl
  • Prop M Construction Manager: John Philipps
  • Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E) Supervisor: Eileen Poole