United States Courthouse, San Diego

San Diego

San Diego’s new federal courthouse covers 2.6 urban acres with a build program that links new and existing federal buildings with landscaped gardens, plazas and a series of pedestrian walkways. The structure includes 14 federal courtrooms with an initial build out of 21 chambers.

Richard Meier’s design called for a 16-story tower clad in terracotta and glass with minimal supports that increase the amount of natural daylight throughout the structure at its east/west orientations. The east elevation offers commanding views of the surrounding city and bay area below.

Off-site prefabricated concrete panels provided by Clark Pacific were initially called out as Cast-in-Place elements, but prefabricated system proved to be much more feasible and economical for the project.

Through collaborative design, advanced manufacturing and efficient construction, we transform the way buildings are delivered. Our people are paving the way for prefabrication as a smarter, safer and more efficient way to bring great designs to life, while reducing risk and providing owners with cost, schedule and scope certainty.

Clark Pacific

Facts and Figures

State: CA

City: San Diego

Building Type: Courthouse

Square Feet: 49552

Year Completed: 2012

Job Number: 502

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Facades

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Structural

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Clark Pacific is a leading manufacturer of prefabricated building systems. We are transforming design and construction by delivering high quality, cost effective buildings with less risk.

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