Cañada College

Overview

Cañada College

Math and Science Building

Redwood City, California

Overview

The Cañada College - Math, Science and Technology Building is a three-story, 50,000-square-foot, modular classroom and lab building currently being developed for the San Mateo County Community College District. It is a design-build project, pairing McCarthy Building Companies and HGA. A flexible modular approach to the project supports active learning environments that can be reconfigured for a variety of pedagogies. The module allows clarity and simplicity of design and can be scaled up or down between classroom and lab, creating an adaptable and future-proof building. The highly sustainable project is being designed to be Net-Zero Energy ready.

This Math and Science Building will be the growing college’s new home for a variety of science programs. Accommodating unique program requirements such as radiology equipment and cadaver storage for anatomy classes as well as astronomy, biology labs, the new building will also feature multi-purpose lecture halls.