Structure Type: built works - public buildings - schools - university buildings

Designers: Pei Cobb Freed and Partners (firm); Henry N. Cobb (architect); James Ingo Freed (architect); Ieoh Ming Pei (architect)

Dates: constructed 2002

3 stories, total floor area: 120,650 sq. ft.

Pasadena, CA

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Overview

Located on the northwest corner of the campus, the Broad Center for Biological Sciences was completed in Fall 2002. The building was named for Eli Broad (born 06/06/1933), the philanthropist and co-founder of Kaufman and Broad, the construction company responsible for residential developments across CA. Broad became a leading art philanthropist in Los Angeles and also served on the California Institute of Technology's Board of Trustees. In 2017, he was the 65th wealthiest person on Earth according to Forbes.com.

Building Notes

The Broad Center for the Biological Sciences accommodated the administrative spaces, faculty offices and laboratories for the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering. The center also contained a coffee shop, the Broad Café.

PCAD id: 6388