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The UCSD Health Sciences & Medical Center was designed to provide office space for doctors and staff working in the adjacent hospitals.  The three-story medical office building will serve as a gateway to UCSD, providing consolidation of research and associated staff who were previously spread around several on- and off-campus locations.  Located behind the Thornton Hospital, the 75,000-SF tilt-up structure will feature offices, exam rooms, waiting rooms and a café, in addition to the research institute.  The LEED Silver building will improve efficiency and enhance collaboration of the medical staff.  By utilizing tilt-up construction, the project was constructed in record time while minimizing disruptions to the surrounding medical facilities.


2012 TCA Tilt-Up Achievement Award, Office Division

Market Sector
Healthcare, Education
San Diego, California
Completion Date
CW Driver, Gensler
$18 Million (building)
$6 Million (site)
75,000 SF

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