North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood

UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA

The North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood is a 10-acre interdisciplinary environment blending academic, residential, commercial and cultural programming. The project realizes the university’s pioneering vision for a vibrant, barrier-breaking destination with housing for undergraduate students and staff, dining, new lecture halls, academic offices, community support, services, open spaces, connective pathways, and parking facility. The design team comprises Safdie Rabines Architects, who completed a visioning study for the project, working with Clark Construction, Executive Architect HKS, and landscape architects Office of James Burnett (OJB). This largest project in the history of the architecturally acclaimed campus will include 2,000 student beds, 9000 SF of ground floor retail, and a new home for 6th College. LEED Platinum design efforts are in place with construction breaking ground in 2018 and finishing in 2020.

In Collaboration with HKS Architects

Client: University of California, San Diego
Completion: 2020
Size: 10 acres / 644,000 assignable SF / 1,441,000 GSF
Certifications: Designed to LEED Platinum