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Linde + Robinson Laboratory for Global Environmental Science – Pasadena, CA, U.S.

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Building: Linde + Robinson Laboratory for Global Environmental Science
Location: Pasadena, CA
Architect: Architectural Resources Group, Inc.
Landscape Architect: Kornrandolph
Contractor: Del Amo Construction, Inc.
Restoration Contractor: Spectra Company
Structural Engineer: John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.
Mechanical Engineer: Integral Group
Electrical Engineer: IDeAs (Integrated Design Associates, Inc.)
Civil Engineer: VCA Engineers, Inc.
Laboratory Planner: Cannon Design – Copenhagen
LEED Consultant: Davis Langdon, an AECOM Company
Client:  California Institute of Technology
Uses: Laboratory and Office
Technology & Techniques: Renovated Astronomy coelostat for storm water retention, cooling tower storage, and entrance for daylight to all floors. Uses the eVap 1500 invented by Cannon Design Products group to reduce power load consumption by the laboratory equipment. Hydrogen fuel cells for main and back up power.

AE Interests: LEED Platinum, Historic Preservation, Laboratory Design, HVAC Design, Optics

Articles: Technical Design , Restoration & History
Images: Cannon, Del Amo

Written by Hannah James

October 2, 2012 at 11:39 am

Posted in Built

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