The PSEC Project — Designed for the Future
 
In 2009, Ratcliff Architects won statewide recognition with a Community College Facility Coalition Award of Merit for the Project in Design category for the Foothill College Physical Sciences & Engineering Center, home of the Foothill College Science Learning Institute (SLI).
 
All design and structural components of the new facility and grounds complement the distinct Pacific-style architecture for which Foothill College is internationally renown.
 
The facility has also been designed to achieve
the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership
in Energy & Environmental Design LEED® silver rating,
 
 
 
 
The center is 65,800 square feet and consists of three buildings:
  1. The lab building:
    • five chemistry labs
    • two physics labs
    • materials and nanoscience labs
    • a multipurpose lab
    • one classroom
  2. The classroom building:
    • six classrooms and
    • two large lecture rooms
  3. The commons area:
    • conference/multipurpose space
    • faculty offices
 
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PSEC Links
 
PSEC Home Page
 

About the Design
 

About the Construction
 

About the Foothill College Science Learning Institute
 

Give to the Foothill College Science Learning Institute
 

The FHDA District Bond
Program Website
 

 
PSEC Project
Contact Information

Brenda Davis-Visas
Director of Facilties &
Special Projects
(650) 949-7033