San Jose, CA

San Jose State University | Spartan Recreation and Aquatic Center


Structural Engineering


120,000 sf (gym) 40,000 sf (aquatic deck)

Key Info

-Design-Build-50-meter pool


The new recreation and aquatic center serves the growing needs of the San Jose State campus. The project involved demolishing two existing residence halls and the existing aquatic center, upgrading existing utility lines, and building a new and larger integrated sports and fitness facility. The new facility features a 120,000 sf gymnasium, a 40,000 sf aquatics deck with 50-meter competition and recreation pools, a weight and fitness center, exercise rooms, a rock climbing wall, and areas for sports clubs.

Higher Education

Leavening peerless structural engineering skill with humor, philosophy, people skills and, above all, a consummate understanding of San Francisco's permitting process, [Alan] saw this project through.