Project Timeline

June-August 2016

Program validation - studying current use of space and investigating opportunities for shared use of resources

August-November 2016

Concept design - initial "big picture" design phase examining general building layout philosophy, visitor flow, and potentially beneficial program adjacencies 

November 2016

Release of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

November 2016-April 2017

Schematic design - development of three-dimensional building concepts and exploration of building design alternatives

April-October 2017

Design development - consideration of plan arrangements, specific space accommodations, equipment and furnishings, building design, materials and colors, and complete definitions of all systems serving the project

May 2017

Submission of project to UC Regents for approval

Late 2017

Demolition of existing structures on site

Early 2018

Groundbreaking

Early 2018-Early 2020

Construction

First Quarter 2020

Move-in and occupancy