SMCCCD Skyline College


San Mateo County Community College District’s new Environmental Science Building will house two 56-seat classroom/laboratories, two 119-seat tiered lecture halls, outdoor learning area, academic offices, a catering kitchen, lobby and gallery/event space to accommodate 290 people, and support spaces. The new 21,000 SF building will be located on the ridge at Vista Point creating a shared locus of educational activity and resources for community events. Sitework and landscaping are also included in the project scope.

The building is targeting LEED Gold certification, to exceed Title 24 energy requirements by at least 15%, and to be Zero Net Energy-ready in accordance with the District’s sustainable design and construction goals.

Project in Design – Award of Honor, 2018 CCFC Professional Design Awards

Client: San Mateo County Community College District

Architect: DES Architects + Engineers

Location: San Bruno, CA

Progressive Design-Build Delivery