Foothill College Campus Project Receives Excellence in Architecture Award

The project, managed by Gilbane Building Company, was recognized by the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)

San Jose, CA – August 5, 2015 – The San Jose office of Gilbane Building Company, the program and construction manager for the Foothill College Physical Sciences and Engineering Center project, is proud to announce that the Foothill College Campus Project was recently honored by the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) at the 2015 national conference in Chicago July 11-15, 2015. The project was recognized as an Honor Award Recipient for 2015 for Excellence in Architecture for a New Building. Foothill College

“Gilbane has partnered with the Foothill – De Anza Community College District for more than 15 consecutive years and is proud to have supported the College and Ratcliff Architects in the achievement of this special recognition”, said Selene Lenox, Vice President, Gilbane Building Company, “Foothill College prides itself in delivering very student-centric facilities and this is just one shining example of that commitment”.

The new LEED Certified building complex totals over 57,000 square feet of sustainable science and engineering learning environments, breakout spaces and faculty offices.  This facility is designed to be more accessible and build stronger connections with the students in the Commons Building, promoting collaboration and innovation amongst faculty and students.

About Gilbane, Inc.

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 50 office locations around the world.

Gilbane has been successfully managing construction projects for nearly 20 years in the San Jose area and has been involved in a large range of construction projects on educational campuses throughout the Bay Area including San Jose Unified School District, Palo Alto Unified School District, Los Gatos-Saratoga High School District and multiple community college and university projects. Gilbane takes great pride in serving the clients within our local community and across market sectors.