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Inside California’s stunning new testing facility for auto pollution (California Air Resources Board)

Photo: ZGF Architects California has the most stringent emissions standards in the U.S., and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is the rule maker and regulator for the state. Working with ZGF Architects and Hensel Phelps, Colin Gordon Associates performed vibration and acoustic services for the design and construction of a new 403,306 sf LEED […]...
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Caltech Neuroscience Research Building Wins Gold Award in BD+C’s 2021 Building Team Awards

The 2021 BD+C’s Gold Award goes to California Institute of Technology’s Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience building in Pasadena California. Colin Gordon Associates was chosen by the architect, SmithGroup as part of their team for vibration and acoustic services for  the new 5-story, Design-Build facility of 144,780 sf. Caltech’s $193 million project was […]...
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The LeBron James Innovation Center at Nike World Headquarters

Photo: Nike Nike has unveiled their new building, The LeBron James Innovation Center at their Nike World Headquarters campus near Beaverton, Oregon. The 700,000 square foot building includes the 84,000 square foot Nike Research Sport Lab (NSRL), which is what Colin Gordon Associates provided vibration consulting support with architect firm Olson Kundig. The challenge was how […]...
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Structures Awards: SCU’s new innovation hub is Silicon Valley’s best education project of the year

Santa Clara University’s Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation is one of Colin Gordon Associates’ vibration and acoustical consulting projects with ZGF Architects. It was awarded the 2021 Structures Award for Best Education Project. The first day of classes, September 20, 2021, was the opening day for the Sobrato Campus with a 1,446 classroom, and […]...
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New Academic STEM Campus Emulates Silicon Valley

Colin Gordon Associates provided noise and vibration consulting for ZGF Architects on Santa Clara University’s Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation. This project features a new 270,000-sf facility that brings together Silicon Valley entrepreneurship and academia. The developer behind the first Apple headquarters, John A. Sobrato is the donor for this building who SCU brought […]...
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Brookhaven and Forge Nano to mature noble gas-trapping technology

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory’s, Center for Functional Nanomaterials and Nuclear Science and Technology Department, has been selected for a 2020 Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) project, “Maturation of Technology for Trapping Xenon and Krypton.” This gas-trapping technology could improve the energy-generation efficiency of nuclear reactors and reduce radioactive waste. Studies will be conducted using instruments […]...
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