Education

Stanford ChEM-H

Serving as the new home base for two interdisciplinary life sciences institutes at Stanford University, the 235,000 square foot complex houses the Stanford ChEM-H (Chemistry, Engineering & Medicine for Human Health), and Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institutes. Contracted by Whiting-Turner, Olson Steel provided the miscellaneous and ornamental metals, supplemental structural steel, and stairs for the buildings. […]

UC Davis Shrem Museum

Olson Steel performed the Preconstruction, Detailing, and Fabrication and Erection of the Structural Steel and Misc. Metals for this highly architectural art museum building with an extremely complex curving geometry. The building features a complex grand canopy structure with 952 perforated aluminum beams that required extensive design coordination. The overall building design incorporates outside spaces, […]

Stanford GSB

The Knight Management Center includes approximately 360,000 square feet spread across eight buildings, replacing the current 260,000 square foot Business School facility. The project is designed to give the sense of being in a small village while still being connected to the Stanford campus. Olson Steel was contracted by Turner Construction to handled the fabrication […]

Stanford University BioE + Chemistry

This is the first of three new research buildings within the Stanford School of Medicine’s Institutes and Centers. The building is a 200,000 sf building and houses select research from the Institute of Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine, the Cancer Center and the Neurosciences Institute. Olson Steel worked with Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. and installed […]

San Mateo HS Performing Arts Center

The new San Mateo Performing Arts Center. The two-year project came just short of demolishing the old theater, built in 1963. The interior was gutted. A cramped first-floor lobby has been replaced by a soaring three-story space with views to the west of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Olson Steel worked with Cahill Contractors and handled […]

Stanford Law School

The Stanford Law building includes faculty offices, Law School clinics, administrative support, seminar rooms and support spaces on three floors. There will be an exterior courtyard on the second floor. Olson Steel was responsible for the detailing, fabrication and erection of the steel stairs and various other miscellaneous metal items on the project.

Stanford Frost Amphitheater

The revival of the Frost Amphitheater, an 82-year old structure, involved transforming the old stage into a state-of-the-art updated stage, building back-of-house amenities, and improving the experiences of audience members by creating new pathways, modern restrooms, an upgraded tunnel (see Stanford BMI Tunnel Project), a VIP reception and seating area. Due to the lack of […]

Harker Science & Technology

The Harker School, in San Jose was unique for Olson – it involved attaching structural steel to tilt up concrete panels for a new science and technology building. Fine attention to detail was needed to ensure that the close to 1000 embeds (connections) that were placed in the concrete prior to pouring the panels were accurate. […]

Fresno State Library

The Henry Madden Library is the largest academic library in the San Joaquin Valley. The new addition to the Madden Library will remedy space deficiencies and allow for the integration of library services in a way that is more responsive to the needs of students and faculty. The project creates the ability to introduce state […]

USC School of Cinematic Arts

The USC School of Cinematic Arts, Phase 3 project expands the campus’ School of Cinematic Arts classroom and work space by 62,500 sq. ft. The building includes screening rooms, audio sensitive rooms, grant research labs, faculty offices, and support spaces. The building consists of three stories above grade and one below, and ties in aesthetically […]

SCU Leavey School of Business

The Santa Clara University-Leavey School of Business consists of an 85,000 sf 3-story building including a mix of 100 faculty offices, 20,000 SF of open office, full coffee bar/café, (8) classrooms, (2) seminar spaces and one large dividable (100) seat seminar space. Olson Steel was responsible installing the steel canopies, trellis, steel stairs other miscellaneous […]

UC Santa Cruz Cowell Health Center

This project included a major retrofit and seismic upgrade to University of California, Santa Cruz’s Cowell Student Health Center, encompassing renovations and seismic reinforcements to three existing buildings and the addition of one new ground-up, two-story, steel-frame medical office building to house both urgent and primary care. Remediation of sink holes was required prior to […]

California Health Sciences University

The new 3-story, 90,000 square foot facility is the latest College of Osteopathic Medicine Campus for the California Health Sciences University System located in Clovis California.  This facility features a state-of-the-art simulation center, osteopathic skills lab, a large classroom with capacity for 300 students, and a second classroom with 200 student capacity. The building will […]

Santa Clara University Student Building

The Santa Clara University Student Building, consisting of 16,284-square feet, was created as a center for student groups and activities, housing large multipurpose rooms and conference rooms. This steel-framed building has been designed in the Mission style typical of the SCU campus, with a plaster exterior, arcade walkways, wood trellises, and a clay tile roof. […]

Stanford BMI Tunnel

Connecting the BioMedical Innovations Building (BMI) to the existing tunnel underneath the Discovery Walk, the Stanford BMI Tunnel is a connective tunnel to other nearby research facilities. Consisting of galvanized pipe guardrails, decorative metal intake grilles, and steel plate headers, Olson Steel helped bring this connection to life.

Pac 12 Studio

In this fast-track project, Olson Steel and MATT Construction converted two office floors and the roof of an occupied 7-story office building into a state of the art broadcasting studio for the PAC-12 Network. The project included multiple studios, production, post production and broadcast equipment; executive, depart­mental and administrative offices and work spaces; rack and […]

Sonoma State University Center

The Sonoma State University Center has a dedicated student center for dining, studying, shopping, student government, and alumni relations. Sundt Construction and Olson Steel worked together on the new three story, 130,000 sf, center which is situated in the heart of campus. Olson Steel handled the structural steel and miscellaneous metal requirements for this project.

Canada College Buildings 16 & 18

The renovation of Canada College Science Buildings 16 and 18 includes a new exterior elevator, restroom renovations, interior accessibility improvements, and new interior finishes. Science labs, prep-rooms, classrooms and faculty offices were all completely renovated. Olson Steel was responsible for the new steel stairs, steel rails on the roof and courtyard and various other miscellaneous […]

USF Campion Hall

The USF Campion Hall Building included the design and construction for the seismic retrofit and tenant improvement of the 110,000 SF Campion Hall building with a 7,000 SF addition that connects Kalmanovitz Hall to Cowell Hall. The tenant improvements include faculty and department offices, and new classrooms for the Arts & Sciences Center. Olson Steel […]