The KISS Tolman-Bacher project included renovating the Historic, Mission-style Tolman-Bacher house into office space and a student lounge, as well as the addition of a LEED Platinum Certified conference center with administrative offices. The 25,000 SF compound provides space for the Keck Institute of Space Studies and the Caltech Board of Trustees and also serves as a venue for aerospace/engineering seminars and conferences.
- Caltech – KISS Tolman-Bacher Compound
OwnerCalifornia Institute of Technology
AwardsEngineering News Record - Best of the Best in the Country, Small Projects 2015 Los Angeles Business Council - “Exceptional Contribution,” Sustainable Real Estate Category 2015 LA Business Council - Southern California Development Forum - Honor Award Architectural Award 2015 LEED Platinum Certification, USGBC 2014 AIA California Council - Merit Award for Excellence in Design 2014 AIA Pasadena Foothill Chapter - Honor Award for Excellence in Design 2014 USGBC Los Angeles - Sustainable Innovation Honor Award 2014 AIA Pasadena Foothill Chapter - Honor Award for Savings by Design 2014 Westside Urban Forum - Westside Prize Honor Award 2014 City of Pasadena - Historic Preservation Award 2014