Oxford Plaza / David Brower Center

Concurrent new construction of a 4-story office building (David Brower Center), and the adjoining 6-story affordable housing development (Oxford Plaza) in downtown Berkeley. The building includes underground parking, photovoltaic panels, radiant heat and cooling concrete slabs, stormwater collection and reuse, and a raised floor system for ventilation.

Address: 2150 Allston Way (DBC) & 2200 Oxford St. (OP)

City: Berkeley

Size: 230,000 total s.f. / 97 units

Owner: The David Brower Center (DBC), Resources For Community Development (OP)

Architect: Daniel Solomon Design Partners

USGBC LEED NC Platinum (DBC) - 2011 / Certified by Build It Green, and recognized by Green Communities (OP) - 2011

Green Communities - Certified Building - 2011

Berkeley Design Advocates Award - 2010

Savings By Design Energy Efficiency Integrated Awards, Merit Award for Innovative Building Design (DBC) - 2010

SEAONC Excellence In Engineering, Sustainability Category (DBC) - 2010

SF Business Times Real Estate, Deals of 2009, Best Green Building / New (DBC)

USGBC Green Building Super Heroes, Green Team Award (DBC) - 2009

2009 Urban Design Award for the City of Berkeley Association of Bay Area Governments (OP) - 2009

American Concrete Institute Green Environmental Award (DBC) - 2008