Projects

Facilities, Planning, Design and Construction is continuously working to improve the Cal State LA campuses. 
Below is a summary of current and recently completed projects: 

Current 

The Alhambra

The Alhambra   The Alhambra

Construction of new office space in existing building to House Academic Programs for Communication Disorders and Kinesiology. 10,000 sq. ft. tenant improvement in leased space at The Alhambra. 

 Location: Alhambra, California
Completion Date: Fall 2019
Project Area: 10,000 sq. ft.
Number of Stories: 1
 

Infrastructure Upgrades

4160V System Upgrades & Switches  

The scope of the project is to install fourteen (14) new 4160V sectionalizing switches and re-feed existing building 4160V services from the switches. Existing 4160V-480V transformers serving the Stadium and the Mass Tranist Authority (MTA) station shall be removed. A new 4160V-480V unit substation will be installed at the Stadium to serve existing Stadium and MTA loads.

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Fall 2019
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Number of Stories: 
Infrastructure Electrical Distribution Replacement Substation

The scope includes, but is not limited to the replacement of the existing main CSULA and LADWP 35kV-4160V electrical distribution substation & switchgear. The equipment will be housed in a new prefabricated building and includes conduit duct banks and feeders, LADWP conduit and equipment pad infrastructure, coordination/scheduling with LADWP, etc. 

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Fall 2019
Project Area: sq. ft.
Number of Stories: 

Utility Infrastructure 

The scope includes, but is not limited to the construction of a central chiller plant comprised of two 1,250 ton centrifugal chillers, cooling towers, controls and auxiliary equipment. All construction work shall be carried out to achieve the final configuration of the plant with minimal or no interruption to existing electrical and chilled water services to the campus buildings. 

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Fall 2020
Project Area: sq. ft.
Number of Stories: 

Water Utility Infrastructure Improvement Project

The scope of work is to upgrade, repair and/or replace section of the water piping systems campus wide. The systems include the potable water, storm water and sewer water. 

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Summer 2021
Project Area:  sq. ft.
Number of Stories: 

Mind Matters Garden of Well-Being (Phase 1 of 2)

Mind Matters Garden

Design features include a circular path, a sensory swirl, a small fountain, a courtyard for events and outdoor classroom use potentially along with plenty of seating and as much shade as possible. The garden is separated into three zones: relaxation, healing and transcendence. Types of plants include those that have properties corresponding to each of the zones (e.g., lavender for relaxation) and landscaping includes planting a variety of trees including Manzanita and Acacia. We're also incorporating cross-section cuts from unsalvageable campus Sycamores augmented by local Sycamores from Whittier Narrows re-purposed as pavers in the circular path and sensory swirl. The fountain is solar-powered and the glass stair enclosure for Student Health Center will be covered with one of Mika Cho's paintings.

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Fall 2019
Project Area: 11,300 sq. ft.
Number of Stories: 1

Physical Sciences Building

Physical Sciences Physical Sciences

Seismic retrofit and major building system upgrade for 218,000 sq. ft., eight story Physical Science Building completed in 1970, which after renovation will house the campus administrative and student services functions which currently reside in a building scheduled to take out of service. The following systems will be upgraded and replaced: window wall, roofing, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, fire suppression, building controls, security and voice data. Floors will be upgraded as per the new programming developed for the future user groups with new layouts openings, finishes, fixtures and equipment. 

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Fall 2021
Project Area: 218,000 sq. ft.
Number of Stories: 8

Rongxiang Xu Bioscience Innovation Space 

BioScience Innovation Space  BioScience Innovation Space

Incubator for intensive training program for early-stage bioscience entrepreneur. Approximately 15,000 sq. ft. for tenant build out. Architect expecting to submit plans to M6 and Digital Energy this week for review prior to SFM submittal.

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Summer 2020
Project Area: 15,000 sq. ft.
Number of Stories: 2

Rosie Casals and Pancho Gonzalez Tennis Center 

Construction of New Athletic Facility, Tennis Courts, and Site Improvements. The new two story 7,000 sq. ft. building will include lockers and training rooms on the ground floor with multi-use space and viewing areas on the second floor. 

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Fall 2021
Project Area: 7,000 sq. ft.
Number of Stories: 2

Student Housing East

Student Housing East   Student Housing East

Design-build Student Housing East Project will provide 1,500 beds for Freshmen and Sophomore students, in one 7-story tower and two 8-story towers, in more than 380,000 sq. ft. The first floor will be dedicated to community spaces, including dining and food service, lounges, a fitness and wellness center, teaching and learning commons and student laundries. Campus-wide Housing Administration offices and residential life support space will also be located on the first floor. 

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Fall 2021
Project Area: 380,000 sq. ft.
Number of Stories: 7 & 8 stories

Completed 

Athletics Scoreboard 

Scoreboard

Modernization of Existing Scoreboard for Cal State LA Baseball Program at the University Stadium. New Digital Scoreboard and LED Display supported on new structural steel columns and cast-in-place concrete foundations. 

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Fall 2019
Project Area: 10,000 sq. ft
Number of Stories: 1

Hallway Benches (Phase 1 of 3)

Installing Hallway Benches throughout Buildings. The third phase of corridor seating with power hubs was installed this past summer, bringing the total number of corridor benches installed throughout campus to 300. Power hubs were installed at existing power locations adjacent to benches to provide the greatest number of opportunities for students to charge devices while getting them off the floor and onto more comfortable seating. Phase 1 100 Benches and Phase 2 100 Benches for a total of 200 benches. 

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Fall 2019
Project Area: N/A
Number of Stories: N/A

Parking Structure E 

  Parking Structure E Electric Car Charging

New construction of a 5-story open parking garage that will provide over 2000 parking spaces. The garage will provide accessible ingress and egress to the upper level of the campus through the existing Parking Structure C. 

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus 
Completion Date: Fall 2019
Project Area: 734,000 sq ft
Number of Stories: 5

Well-Being Classrooms 

Well-Being Classrooms

Through the creation of the Well-Being classrooms, Cal State LA is communicating to our students that we understand their well-being encompasses all aspects of the educational experience, including the learning environment. The WBC integrate wellness into the learning environment and align with International WELL Building Institute's global movement and Cal State LA's Mind Matters initiative. 

http://www.calstatela.edu/mindmatters/well-being-classrooms

Location: Cal State LA Main Campus
Completion Date: Fall 2019
Project Area: 1,486 sq. ft.
Number of Stories: 1

Future

ADA

ADA upgrades in compliance with regulations. 

Location: All Cal State LA Campuses
Completion Date: On-going
Project Area: N/A
Number of Stories: N/A