Watershed Science Research Center Addition

University of California, Davis

Davis, California



AC Martin provided architectural design services for this 19,200 SF addition to the existing Academic Surge Building, chosen due to its proximity to other campus buildings with similar research interests. 

6,500 SF will be dedicated to the Watershed Science Research Center to provide laboratory and support space for cross-disciplinary researchers and students who are engaged in research connected to the Bay-Delta and related tributaries. The remaining 10,800 SF will be constructed as unfinished shell space for later development by the campus. 

The Center will be used as a biological laboratory, an analytic chemistry laboratory and a sedimentology laboratory. Support spaces will include a conference and meeting room, student offices and faculty offices. The new facility gives the program a physical identity for State and Federal agencies who share a partnership in the science of watershed research.