Humanities Gateway

About the Project

The $30 million, 76,207 SF, Humanities Gateway project is a four-level building with instructional and support space, a film screening room, and an auditorium. Metaphysically, the Humanities Building resembles a geodesolid and uniform on the outside, undulating, brilliant, and active on the inside. The project includes designated space for instructional research, general assignment classrooms, academic and administrative office space, testing rooms for the campus Disability Service Center, a 127-seat lecture hall, and a 990-seat file screening room.

Quick Facts

  • Location Irvine, CA
  • Client University of California, Irvine
  • Industry Education
  • Line of Business Construction
  • Completion Date August 2009
  • Duration 23 Months
  • Contract Value $ 29,980,631
  • Sustainability Platinum
  • Square Footage 76,207 SF



  • Cornerstone Concrete Excellence Award for Concrete Buildings/Institutional Sector
  • Merit Award – Best Project, Public Sector Building over $15 million
  • Public Sector $25-50 million

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