Gallery: UCSD’s Campus Catering Building Reflects The Ocean with Its Ch...

 
Ever since University of California San Diego instituted their green building standard for all new construction, they've had a slew of new eco buildings go up, including the Housing & Dining Services Administration building. It may have a boring name, but it has a really exciting facade and was designed by Studio E Architects to explicitly allow for daylighting, reduce heat gain and block the cool sea breezes. The color of the ocean itself, the double glazed, ventilated facade is just one of the building's sustainability strategies.

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