Harvey Mudd College Scott A. McGregor Computer Science Center wins 2023 AIA California Design Award

We are delighted to share that Harvey Mudd College Scott A. McGregor Computer Science Center has been awarded a 2023 AIA California Design Award. Jury comments noted: “The clear and dynamic massing strategy produces a figural building that connects and engages in unexpected ways with the existing disposition of the campus.”

The Scott A. McGregor Computer Science Center was recognized by the jury for Design for Integration, which is one of the ten principles as outlined in the AIA Framework for Design Excellence.

A modern jewel on the Harvey Mudd College campus, this building meets two pressing needs: new space for the rapidly expanding computer science program and a vibrant nexus for project-based learning. The building concept utilizes strategies that invigorate interdisciplinary collaboration – a key component of Harvey Mudd College’s mission.

Jury members noted the building’s sustainable performance., which reflects a 73% energy use reduction from the baseline EUI for this building type. The design meets the AIA’s 2030 Challenge even before taking onsite renewables into account. The an onsite 720 kW PV system not only brings the project to Zero Net Energy, but also meets the energy needs of several buildings on the campus.

Click here to read the full press release. https://aiacalifornia.org/2023-design-award-recipient/harvey-mudd-college-scott-a-mcgregor-computer-science-center-design-for-integration/