Cerritos College Liberal Arts and DSPS Building

Client: Cerritos Community College District
Services Provided: Programming, Design, Construction Documents, Construction Administration
Project Location: Norwalk, CA
Project Size: 40,424 gsf
Completion Date: July 2014
Sustainability: LEED Silver Standards
Program: Liberal Arts – 13 Classrooms, Computer Lab, Multimedia Room, Dean’s Office, Staff Office, Work Room, 23 Faculty Offices, Conference Room, Lounge, Coffee Bar; DSP&S – Dean’s Office, Specialist’s Offices, Work Room, High Tech Center, Tutoring Lab, Testing Lab, Testing Rooms. Sound Booth Rooms

The two-story Liberal Arts and DSPS (Disabled Students Program & Services) Building consolidates Liberal Arts classrooms, DSPS and faculty offices into one location. The building features multimedia labs, instructional classrooms and a computer lab equipped with assistive technology for more than 1,500 students campus-wide with disabilities that includes text-to-speech software, voice recognition software, and specialized keyboards. Maximum flexibility was created into the building (including technology, utilities, raceways and furniture).

This project was developed by using Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology, Autodesk Revit 2010, for schematic design, design development and construction documents.