Higher Education University of Redlands Center for the Arts


Architects Lentz Morrissey
Square Footage 26,653 sq ft
Completion Date November, 2012
Owner University of Redlands
Location Redlands, CA


The new 700 seat Center for the Arts consists of fine arts facilities and a new black box theatre. These facilities add new studio spaces, teaching spaces, new rehearsal and costume areas. The Center for the Arts was designed and constructed to obtain LEED Gold Certification. Site and offsite utility upgrades were installed throughout an active campus without any disruption or downtime to instruction.

New high voltage electrical was also required to bring new buildings online. New offsite water lines were installed down a busy street with bore and jack requirements under railway. Upgraded city streets for fire access and extended roads through project 300 feet, including utility and sidewalk upgrades. Significant coordination was required with all municipalities for offsite approval.