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UCSD, Biological and Physical Science Building

La Jolla, CA
BG of Energy Industry

This project consisted of the new construction of the seven-story, 130,000 square foot Tata Hall for Biological and Physical Sciences building. The structure consisted of one level below grade and six levels above grade. Lower floors have biology teaching class labs, chemistry teaching labs, learning studios and classrooms, a nationally recognized nuclear magnetic resonance core facility, a 175-seat auditorium dedicated to research symposia, and post-doctorate and faculty offices. Twining served as the Geotechnical Engineer of Record on this project and provided all materials testing and special inspections. Twining scope included providing concrete inspections, sampling, and testing during night/early morning concrete pours. The primary method of construction was shotcrete, reinforced concrete, and structural steel.

University of California, San Diego
Services Provided
Geotechnical Engineering
Special Inspection
Materials Testing Laboratories