San Francisco State University, George and Judy Marcus Hall for the Liberal and Creative Arts

Forell | Elsesser provided structural engineering services for the new 72,000 sq. ft, 4-story Liberal and Creative Arts Building. The building includes the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (BECA) program as well as some interdisciplinary lecture space. The project was conceived as a flexible learning and production environment for teaching electronic media capture, editing, and broadcast.

Customized Solution

  • The building includes two multi-story television studios, along with a TV newsroom, radio station, video post-production space, audio recording production, and post-production space, as well as flexible classroom space for the BECA program.
  • The building is targeting LEED Gold certification.