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University of California – San Francisco – Research and Academic Building

University of California - San Francisco Research and Academic Building - Exterior View of Building from Side, Including People on Sidewalk

The UCSF Research and Academic Building is a 5-story, 175,000 SF research and academic building on the Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) campus. The facility is situated on land owned by the City of San Francisco and includes the lease agreement and EIR, with accountable for the terms within each document. The construction of this new research and academic facility allows UCSF to promote stronger affiliation with ZSFG, within a new, state-of-the-art and seismically safe building. The new research and academic building includes space for dry and wet research, clinical trials, education and a surgical training facility. It is designed to house approximately 800 UCSF employees, including 200 physician-scientists and clinicians.

This project was delivered under ’s unique Integrated Lean Project Delivery® (ILPD) method to promote collaboration and innovation between partners. The team, architect and key MEP and exterior enclosure partners worked together in a design-build fashion, with direct input from all partners helping to create the design.

Client

University of California – San Francisco

Location
San Francisco, California
Architect/Engineer

SOM

Role
  • Construction Manager
  • General Contractor
  • Integrated Lean Project Delivery®
Project Type
New Construction
Project Size
175,000 SF

MARKETS
Science and Technology
Healthcare
Education

Project Highlights

  • This project was delivered using ’s unique Integrated Lean Project Delivery (ILPD) method, bringing together contractors and designers to develop designs collaboratively.
  • The building is designed and constructed to meet California’s requirements for seismic activity.