GROUNDBREAKING: Fall 2017 | OPENING: September 2019

The spectacular Environmental Science Building, the first building at Skyline College with a view of the Pacific, encourages us to look to the horizon and educate for the future, creating a shared locus for educational activity and community events.

The lecture halls will be able to host private seminars when not scheduled for academic use, classrooms will double as event spaces, and the gallery with its expansive views of the sea and coastline will support community and enterprise functions as well as student art displays.


  • Two 56-seat classroom/labs
  • Two 119-seat tiered lecture halls
  • Academic offices
  • Catering kitchen
  • Gallery with sweeping views
  • Outdoor gathering space


  • 21,000 square feet
  • LEED Gold certification target
  • Zero Net Energy-ready
  • Architect: DES Architects
  • Contractor: XL Constrction
  • Budget: $40,700,000
environmental science building rendering
environmental science building rendering