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Groundbreaking for Heathcock Hall on UC Berkeley’s College of Chemistry

The groundbreaking ceremony for Heathcock Hall, a new research and educational facility at the University of California – Berkeley, recently took place on May 2nd, 2024. Colin Gordon Associates is working with HOK providing vibration and acoustics consulting services, on the design of the new facility, named for the former dean of the College of […]...
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Hal Amick – IEST Fellow!

Our own Hal Amick was awarded IEST (Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology) Fellowship, “in recognition of his esteemed work in the field of structural and mechanical vibration, as a problem-solver, technical advisor, and mentor as well as an invaluable contributor to the IEST Nanotechnology program.” “Fellowship is lifetime honor bestowed on current members in […]...
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ENR Southeast Announces 2023 Best Project Winners

For the 2023 Regional Best Projects, Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, Inc. (HOK) was awarded Best Project, Higher Education/Research, for the Emory University Health Sciences Research Building II (HSRB II) in Atlanta GA, for which Colin Gordon Associates performed vibration and acoustic consulting. The facility, which abuts with train tracks that are used by CSX freight […]...
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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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