Bret brings aesthetic consideration to all of his projects. He strives to support unique architectural visions for projects large and small. His portfolio of work includes the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, the Lower Sproul Plaza Revitalization at UC Berkeley, and the extensive earthquake engineering research and development activitie
Bret is committed to providing creative, collaborative, high-quality service that meets his clients’ needs. His portfolio includes the LEED Gold-certified Li Ka-Shing Center and the Student Community Center and Lower Sproul Plaza Revitalization, both at UC Berkeley. He has led renovations of laboratories, residential and academic facilities at Stanford University. He has also conducted strong motion instrumentation research, peer reviews for various clients, and plan reviews of two new seismically isolated hospitals for HCAI.
Beautiful, Functional, Green
Alan led the R+C team to design a visually minimal support structure for the complex photovoltaic panel canopy between buildings at UC Merced’s Science and Engineering 2 building. The canopy is composed of vertical as well as horizontal PV panels and provides not only a solar energy source for the building, but shading for the plaza and a visually striking entrance.