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Medical Examiners + Forensic Center

San Diego, California

County of San Diego

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  • The new 82,368 sf $63 million County of San Diego Medical Examiner and Forensic Center provides laboratory and support laboratory/research spaces designed to ensure internal containment of biological pathogens and protect against the transfer to adjacent support laboratories.
  • A rich neutral color palette combined with sustainable building features project a contemporary, progressive image for this new facility that serves as a signature gateway structure to a future County campus.
  • A rich neutral color palette combined with sustainable building features project a contemporary, progressive image for this new facility that serves as a signature gateway structure to a future County campus.
  • Upscale materials and daylight create relaxing, desirable ‘getaway’ spaces for employees.
  • Skylights bring controlled daylight into the autopsy room helping staff identify true colors during procedures.
  • Attention to detail creates highly functional, organized autopsy spaces.
  • Sophisticated, complex work requires a close integration of planning, architecture and engineering.

people involved in this project:

Louis Hartman

PE, NCEES, LEED AP
Science & Technology Design Studio

Robert Parme

AIA, LEED AP
Architecture + Design Leader

Ben Caffey

AIA, LEED AP
Architecture + Design Leader