UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
LOS ANGELES, CA
Henry Salvatori Computer Lab (SAL)
Renovation to the entire building (three floors) to contain new multimedia group study rooms, offices, conference rooms, and open computer work areas. Project also involved building mechanical upgrade, restroom plumbing upgrade, and new restrooms area to meet Title 24 requirements.
Various Student Apartments:
Renovation of existing student apartments, dorm rooms, lounge areas, and bathrooms/restrooms. Improvements included new kitchens and bathrooms to meet Title 24 requirements. This project was completed under USC’s summer construction schedule.
Provide design and construction drawings for renovation of 1926 and 1929 apartment buildings off campus for University of Southern California Housing. Our efforts included a remodel of eight existing apartment units, replacing all windows with new wood windows to replicate the historic nature of the building, and providing a seismic renovation to both structures. This effort required new shear walls, concrete footings, new roofing, and upgrades to the existing non-compliant stairs. Approval from the City of Los Angeles Historic Review Board was required.
Visual/Audio for Classroom Upgrades (THH, SGM, SOS, WPH, GFS, LVL, SSL)
Upgrade and modernize classrooms in various buildings to meet current and future visual/audio needs for USC ITS Department.
Upgrades included: additional power on perimeter walls for student laptop use, infrastructure for new, motorized projector screens, new ceiling hung projectors, new LCD displays in seminar rooms, selection of new carpet and paint, and lighting/switching for instructor operation in new AV wall control system.
Hazel Stanley Hall (HSH)
Renovation of the entire building (1st, 2nd, and 3rd) for USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Science. Scope of work included: new finishes, new suspended ceiling system with new lighting and HVAC, and restroom upgrades to meet current ADA Title 24 requirements.
Stern Architects was retained to upgrade lobby areas and modernize finishes in various buildings to meet current and future visual/audio needs. Upgrades included: additional power on perimeter walls for student laptop use, infrastructure for new AV equipment, and selection of new carpet, paint, and lighting. Because of the work entailed for modernization to each of the building’s lobbies, toilet rooms were consequently required to be upgraded to meet current ADA Title 24 requirements.
Various Restroom Upgrades
Stern Architects was retained to upgrade/remodel restrooms in various buildings to meet current ADA Title 24 requirements. Buildings include: