X-Cell Energy Solar Facility

Location: Tempe Arizona

Completion: 06/14

Size: 137,000 sf

College Avenue Commons is a mixed-use, five-story building designed for the ASU School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment and the Sun Devil Marketplace. The facility provides flexible, mediated classrooms, offices, labs and collaboration/study spaces for Del E. Webb School of Construction, Construction Engineering, the Alliance for Construction Excellence, and the Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering department. The gateway building creates a user-friendly and dynamic experience through shaded walkways, inviting exterior stairs and various spaces to support interaction and connect the surrounding community. A highly adaptable community room can be converted to host events, screenings and meetings. The project was designed in collaboration with Gensler and is LEED Gold certified.

Project Facts

Client | ASU

Sustainability | LEED Gold

Cost | $44.1M

Contractor | Okland Construction

Type | CMAR


2015 AIA WMR Merit Award

2015 AIA Arizona Goodwin Award

2015 AIA Merit Award

2015 ENR Higher Education Award

2015 AZ Red Awards, Real Estate & Development Best Higher Education Project Award


Tom Brown | Project Architect

John Kane | Principal in Charge

Chris Kelly | Project Designer

Rachel Rasmussen | Project Designer

Tom Reilly | Project Manager

Glen Wollwnhaupt | Document Specialist

in collaboration with Gensler


Related Projects