For the UC Davis Brewery, Winery and Food Pilot Facility project, an integrative, design-build approach was essential to meeting LEED Platinum within a lean construction budget. Explore this virtual tour to see and hear from diverse stakeholders about project goals, scoping challenges, and strategies.
Through videos, architectural plans and renderings, project planning documents and more, learn how the project team went successfully beyond its Silver certification goals to achieve LEED Platinum, all while meeting the needs of diverse user groups.
From the winery barrel room, Julianne tells how after struggling with budget and scope challenges, the University moved forward with a design build team to achieve and exceed their goals.
Dr. Roger Boulton, project visionary and UC Davis Professor of Enology and Chemical Engineering, discusses how the project team shifted its goal from LEED Silver to Platinum with donor support, while giving a tour of the special collections winery room.
While highlighting the teaching and research brewery, Janelle Allen, general contractor and leader of the design-build team, discusses how the project team addressed the needs of diverse user groups in meeting the challenge of going from LEED Silver to LEED Platinum.
From the heart of the teaching and research winery, Chik Brenneman, UC Davis winemaker and key stakeholder, describes the influence that the winery's programming had on design decisions and sustainable strategies, including carbon sequestration, insulation, and daylighting.
Molly Lear, University Pilot Plant Manager, shows the California Processing Tomato Industry Pilot Plant and how the design-build approach was integral in developing solutions, including flexible utility stations, to meet the project's diverse functional requirements.
From the winery research laboratory and the building's main corridor, Stevens Williams, architect, describes key materials that contributed to the project's sustainable goals; how daylighting was achieved, even in interior laboratories; and how views to the outdoors were integrated.
Dr. Boulton speaks to the photovoltaic panels on the roof, a renewable energy source for the building.
Bill Roach, landscape architect, walks through the green design components of the project's landscaping and describes the rainwater harvesting system.
From the main mechanical room, Peter Shahrokh, commissioning authority, describes the commissioning process.
In the lobby, Elizabeth Durney, LEED consultant, shares the importance of the integrative approach and how resulting trust enabled new ideas that supported achieving LEED Platinum.