California State University, Fullerton, College of Business and Economics-Fullerton, California

Fullerton, California

  • FIRM



    California State University—Fullerton

  • AREA

    194,000 sq.ft.





California State University—Fullerton, the third-largest accredited undergraduate business school in the nation, commissioned the architect to design a new College of Business and Economics Building to respond to the school’s rapid growth, and to launch the college into the forefront of business institutions nationwide.

The new College of Business and Economics (CBE) ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$351.00FEATURED IN2005 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYWork in Progress will serve as a gateway for the entire campus. It will consist of instructional classrooms, lecture halls and laboratories, and faculty office spaces for the five centers of excellence. The site development will include the relocation of the current entrance roadway into the campus, building demolition, underground utility relocation, parking lot reconfiguration and extensive landscaping.

Materials such as concrete panels and brick reinforce the campus context, and the building’s curving facade creates a strong identity for the college. The building also features many sustainable-design attributes and will be energy efficient.

The projected construction start date is mid-2006.