Cerritos College Math, CIS and Fine Arts Complex
Client: Cerritos College
Location: Cerritos, CA
Size: 91,390 SF
The complex consists of two buildings; a new Math and Computer Information Sciences Building of 34,500 SF and a new Fine Arts Building of 56,890 SF. The building programs feature spaces including Classrooms, Specialized Computer and Art Laboratories, Film Studio, an Art Gallery, a divisible 120 seat stepped floor lecture and theatre facility, as well as Faculty and Division Offices.
These buildings are linked by an elevated second floor deck which overlooks an expansive arts plaza and the future performing arts site. Both the buildings and the site have been designed to create spaces which support informal student gathering and interaction; spaces to study, converse, see and be seen. Interior lobby and student gathering, collaboration and display spaces are designed to be open, inviting, and naturally day-lighted.