The Golden West College Language and Arts Complex is a new three story building approximately 43,950 SF in area. The building houses instructional classes, computer and art labs,and administration spaces. The building consists of a West and an East wing connected via an overhead 3 story bridge, A sesimic joint seperates the bridge fron the West wing. The construction of the buildng is of structural steel with concrete filled metal decks as slabs. The lateral system of the project consists of the Bolted Special Moment Frame which eliminated alll the field welding. The foundation consists of Cast-in-place Drilled Piles.
The building will primarily be a classroom and lecture hall building. This project will be under the jurisdiction of DSA.