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About this building

Geisel Library, designed by William L. Pereira, is located at University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093, United States. It was built in 1968 -1970. It was later remodeled in 1990 - 1993.

It has a height of 33,53 m, with a total count of 8 floors, 6 above ground, and 2 basements.

It has a total built-up area of 16.350,93m2

Other people involved in the desing and construction process of the Geisel Library were:

  • Robert A. Thorburn as Technical Architect
  • Gunnar Birkerts as Remodelation Architect
  • Brandow & Johnston as Structural Engineer
  • Frumhoff & Cohen as Electrical Engineer
  • Neilsen Construction Co as Construction Company
  • University of California San Diego as Developer

If you want to learn more about the Geisel Library, don't hesitate to check the full article! Were you'll find a lot more information about it, including historical context, concept development, type of structure and materials used, and more.

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