Building with Bassett™

San Diego Courthouse

  • Owner: Judicial Council of California
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
  • Awards: Alonzo 2016 Downtown on the Rise AwardDowntown San Diego Partnership • 2012 American Architecture Award Chicago Athenaeum
  • Scope: Installation of a Custom Aluminum Cornice Cloud System, fabricated by the A Zahner Company, that was suspended 379’ in the air.

The custom aluminum “Boats” are 10’ x 30’ x 6’ is size and shaped as a diamond. The boats are installed on a tilt to allow light to pass through. The project scope also included installing a Pohl Panel Europlate Panel System with structural steel support system at the main entry and custom 1/8” Aluminum Plate Panel Systems scattered throughout the builidng. Other items included Interior Architectural Grills, Exterior Grating Wall & Soffit systems, Architectural Louvers and Stainless Steel Flashing & Sheet Metal.

Photos courtesy of Sammy Rivera

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