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Swinerton Builders: February 15, 2015

Mesa College Opens $40.5 Million Science Building

Swinerton Builders is the general contract for new social and behavioral sciences building.

San Diego Mesa College recently marked the opening of its $40.5 million social and behavioral sciences building, located at the community college’s Kearny Mesa campus off Mesa College Drive.

According to construction project manager Gafcon Inc. of San Diego, the three-story, 73,714-square-foot building includes “smart” classrooms and laboratory spaces for psychology, anthropology and geography.

The building’s layout includes a series of courtyards opening toward a future Mesa College Quad. The facility has faculty and administrative offices, lobby and exhibit space, and a third-floor multi-use patio.

The project’s general contractor was Swinerton Builders, and the architect was Joseph Wong Design Associates. The building is on track to obtain LEED Silver certification.

San Diego Mesa College is part of the San Diego Community College District. School officials said the School of Social/Behavioral Sciences and Multicultural Studies is the second-largest instructional school at Mesa College.

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