Berkeley City College is a LEED certified building in a downtown urban setting serving a diverse and vibrant community.
murakami/Nelson designed 24,000 sf of new and remodeled space within the existing building shell. murakami/Nelson worked with the individual departments to refine and prioritize their needs and develop programmatic solutions to the challenges of this build out. This project includes 4 additional classrooms with operable walls, a 3,000 sf 90 seat tiered lecture hall, 3 science laboratory classrooms, 2 art studios, a multimedia studio for video production and digital photography. All the improvements honor the sustainable goals of the Peralta Community College District.