San Diego Tool Day at the University of
California San Diego (UCSD) will delve into the newly completed,
award-winning Student Academic Services Facility (SASF) designed by Rob
Wellington Quigley, FAIA.
Student Services Center anchors the heart of the university center
neighborhood and defines and connects three different campus open spaces.
It also enhances pedestrian circulation through a series of covered
arcades and open porticos. The façade of the building is comprised of a
curtain wall system with sun screens, allowing the building users
flexibility in relation to views and sun protection."
This all-day workshop provides a setting in
which participants learn to use handheld instruments, conduct a building
performance case study through structured methodology, develop hypothesis
and investigation strategy formulation, are allowed behind-the-scenes building
investigations, and make team presentations of study results to
the workshop participants. Participants gain understanding of objective
and subjective procedures for performing post-occupancy evaluations of
The SASF is located on Meyers Drive off Gilman Drive in the center of
campus. See detail map or UCSD
campus map website: http://maps.ucsd.edu/Viewer.htm?Map=Visitor.
Participants were encouraged to bring laptop
computers, digital cameras, and lunch money. AIA/CES credits are
Cost: $75 ($85 after March 16) Register
for workshop 018 through
Equipment (tools): provided
Date: 4 May 2008
Time: 9:00 am until 5:00 pm
Transportation to site: provide your own; transit available
Lunch: no- host working lunches
Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE)
members, university students and educators, and professional architects and engineers
are encouraged to participate.