Gallery: Supersonic Wind Tunnel Building Renovated Into Daylit ACCD Sou...

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What was once a supersonic wind tunnel facility for aircraft companies has now become a stunning naturally daylit facility for the Art Center College of Design's South Campus. With a green roof featuring native California grasses and innovative sculptural skylights, ACCD's South Campus facility is an exciting new educational building that will help the school connect with downtown Pasadena. The renovation was designed by Santa Monica-based Daly Genik Architects, who sought to leave much of the original industrial context while opening the building up, improving the space to meet the program's needs, and reflecting the schools commitment to innovation.

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