Robert R. Coffee Architect + Associates

Gemological Institute of America

This two-phase, 30 acre, 550,000 sq. ft. corporate and vocational school campus is sited on a ridge line overlooking the Pacific Ocean in northern San Diego County. Planned around an "ocean park" providing a 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean, the multi-building facility includes administrative office, research and development space, light manufacturing and warehouse space, student laboratories and lecture classrooms, a research and archive library, a gemological showroom/museum and bookstore. The second phase will include a cafeteria, lecture auditorium and student dormitories.

Location: Carlsbad, CA.

Phase 1:  Robert Coffee as Design Principal
with LPA Architects


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20361 Irvine Avenue, Studio B-2 Newport Beach, CA 92660 949-760-8668