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University of San Diego, Knauss Center for Business Education

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The Knauss Center for Business Education is a 72,000 SF ground-up building on the USD campus.

The exterior architecture blends in with the existing Spanish Renaissance style.  The project includes instructional space, collaboration spaces, computer and financial labs, and faculty offices. Included in this project is the 46,671 SF Olin Hall School of Business building renovation with new offices, conference rooms, classrooms, and café. Construction includes all new MEP, new Fire Protection System, all new walls/ceilings/floors and kitchen equipment. Scope also includes replacing all existing exterior windows and existing roof, and touchup to the existing building façade.

The Knauss Center for Business Education has been intentionally designed to bring out the very best of innovation, collaboration and values-driven leadership from our students. In these halls, we’ll educate the next wave of business leaders, foster student startups, grow small businesses and facilitate change on both a local and global scale.

The School of Business is where business meets purpose. Each space within the 120,000-square-foot complex is intentionally designed to create an innovation and collaboration ecosystem. Groundbreaking technology, active learning classrooms and labs, a production studio and a student startup incubator are all designed to empower our students to remake the future of business.

Address:
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110

Project Owner/Developer:
USD

Contact Name/Email:
Erin Rogers / erinrogers@sandiego.edu

Project Architect/Designer:
Delawie and Perkins + Will

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33 Comments

  1. Stephen Shores

    Great project and great product

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  2. Jacqueline Lazo Greulich

    I work in this building and the students love to come and hang out in the new Knauss School of Business. We even get students from the engineering school to study together in the building. The parents that we have toured are impressed with the amenities and study pod options for students.

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  3. Sarah Larson

    Winner Winner

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    • Mary Benson

      Beautiful space. This has my vote

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  4. Mark Johnson

    Knauss for the win! My son is a rising Sophomore studying real estate at USD. What a beautiful building and architectural achievement!!

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  5. ANGELO ABOY

    got my vote for a cool project.

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  6. Ronald Breen

    way cool!!

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  7. Ronald Breen

    cool

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  8. Gerald "Toby" MacDonald

    Honored to be a part of creating this project. Level 10 is one of the best

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  9. Paul Schroeder

    A wonderful addition to the most beautiful university campus in the United States. The exterior design blends seamlessly with the rest of the campus architecture, and pleasantly surprises with a modern and timeless interior design that reflects today’s student values in higher education business school design.

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  10. Damian Ward

    This has my vote!!
    What are incredibly beautiful build it!!

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  11. WILLIAM FULLER

    THIS PROJECT IS AN EXAMPLE OF GOOD TEAM WORK.

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    • Barb Langdon

      An absolutely stunning building!
      The exterior of the building is elegant and has a grand look about it without seeming stuffy and the interior has a cool modern vibe, yet they blend so well together.

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      • Mary Benson

        Beautiful, 👍

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  12. Oscar Robles

    Building is just beautiful!!

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  13. Cheri Blatner Pifer

    Creative and inviting use of spaces

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  14. Robert Brauer

    Great addition to campus!

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    • David Dieguez

      Stunning! The current and future incoming students will reap the benefits of having access to such great building amenities that are student centric. Kudos to the builder and the design team.

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  15. Rob Leming

    Beautiful Project on a Beautiful Campus

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  16. David Dieguez

    Stunning! The current and future incoming students will reap the benefits of having access to such great building amenities that are student centric. Kudos to the builder and the design team.

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  17. Adam Beamish

    Wow! That turned out beautifully! Fantastic job and kudos to the entire project team!

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  18. John Bunje

    Fantastic project with a great team all around!

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  19. Carly Hall

    This beautiful project got my vote because of the welcoming atrium.

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  20. David Irelan

    The Knauss Center for Business Education (@usd_business) got my vote because of the atrium – it sets a welcoming tone for the business school.

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  21. Melanie

    Absolutely beautiful!

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  22. Debbie Mayer

    What a beautiful venue! Absolutely fantastic.

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  23. Keith Edwards

    The playfulness of the classical and contemporary design elements creates a captivating and engaging atmosphere!

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  24. Katherine McLain

    Beautiful blend of the Spanish renaissance style in the interior and exterior!

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  25. Joey Steinbrenner

    The best building on campus!

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  26. Marvelyn B.

    What a wonderful, welcoming environment for students, faculty, and staff! Such phenomenal work is definitely deserving of an orchid award.

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  27. Michael

    Great looking project- well done Paul and team. Delawie is well represented with this one.

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  28. Brad Penley

    I love this!

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