Trends in Structured Parking

San Diego ConRAC Architectural Precast

Everywhere you go across metropolitan America, the automobile is ubiquitous. In suburbia, half of the developed land is devoted to car parking. In dense cities like San Francisco, streets consume 25 percent of the city’s land area – more than all of its parks. In 2007, author and architecture professor

LA Live Marriott

Project Overview Designers of this 23-story, mixed-use hotel in bustling downtown Los Angeles, Calif., originally envisioned the structure with a metal panel and glass curtain wall facade system. But when that solution failed to fit their budget and high- performance demands, the owner and design-build team turned to a local

Clark Pacific lands two big projects in San Diego

West Sacramento-based Clark Pacific will keep its engineers busy with two high-profile construction projects in San Diego. The firm will be doing precast concrete for both a new central courthouse in that city and a parking garage and car-rental building at the San Diego International Airport. Though the actual concrete

San Diego International Airport Rental Car Center

San Diego ConRAC Parking

The San Diego International Airport Rental Car Center (ConRac) project is one of the most high profile buildings that has been added to the San Diego skyline in a number of years.  For quite some time the Airport Authority has wanted to construct a central hub for its rental car

PCI Design Award: Multifamily Buildings

The Carlyle (Century Wilshire Condominiums)

Clark Pacific and KMD were awarded the 2011 PCI Design Award for Best Multifamily Building. A kinetic, “pistoning” twin tower design, this luxury condo featured a “boomerang” floor plan configuration consisting of outstretched arms that captured a facing boulevard scenic corridor. Plan setbacks increased in depth towards the upper level

PCI Design Award: Best University Project

CSU San Bernardino College of Education

Clark Pacific and LPA, Inc. received this award for the College of Education at CSU San Bernardino. Located in the high desert, this school building matches its environmental context. Desert landscaping allows a natural site aquifer to cover all irrigation needs, and glass-fiber-reinforced concrete (GFRC) panels ensure low maintenance. Smooth-textured,

PCI Design Award: Best Stadium – Ontario Event Center

Clark Pacific and Rossetti Architects win the 2009 Design Award for Best Stadium. The precast concrete panels were designed to create an elevation with a strong horizontal focus with the use of sharp lines to define the building. The design suggests an airplane wing taking flight from the flat landscape,

“Best of the Best” Award – LAC-USC Hospital

LAC+USC Medical Center

Clark Construction, McCarthy, and Hunt, along with specialty subcontractor Clark Pacific win two national “Best of the Best” Awards for the LAC-USC Hospital project. The 600-bed, 1.5 million square-foot facility includes an outpatient clinic building, eight-story inpatient tower, five-story diagnostic and treatment building, and a central energy plant. This precast

2002 PCI Design Award: Best Public Facility – San Diego Convention Center

San Diego Convention Center

Tucker Sadler Noble Castro and Clark Pacific win the 2002 PCI Design Award for Best Public Facility for the San Diego Convention Center Expansion. The project was judged on a national basis by an industry panel and was featured in the Precast Concrete Institute’s Ascent Magazine. The project featured incredibly