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Caltech Bechtel Residence

Designed to LEED Platinum standards, the 211-bed Bechtel Residence located at the northeast side of the Caltech campus was developed to house undergraduates from all class levels along with two faculty in residence, a half-dozen graduate resident associates, and a residential life coordinator. The residence also includes five kitchen and lounge areas, four common areas with study rooms, six laundry rooms, a dining facility, a large central courtyard, and a balcony overlooking the courtyard.



Pasadena, CA

Build Partners

Matt Construction

Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects, LLP


95,000 sq. ft.


2019 SCDF Design Award, Educational

2019 ENR Regional Best PRoject SoCal, Higher Education

Photo Courtesy of Matt Construction

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