Bowles Hall

Location: Berkeley

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Partners: Pyatok, EdR, and Bowles Hall Foundation


PGAdesign was a member of the design team that rehabilitated the historic Bowles Hall Residence on the University of California, Berkeley, campus in effort to restore outdoor gathering spaces, improve public access, and provide parking on a steeply graded site. Opened in 1928, the buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and feature 192 beds and 118 units.

PGAdesign worked to preserve and update the historical integrity of the landmark. The team also focused on seismic and life-safety improvements. Site elements include existing components: a brick patio, front lawn, terraced walls, sidewalk/streetscape; and new elements: access path, entry patio, planting areas.

Location: Berkeley

Project Type: Education Historic

PGAdesign was a member of the design team that rehabilitated the historic Bowles Hall Residence on the University of California, Berkeley, campus in effort to restore outdoor gathering spaces, improve public access, and provide parking on a steeply graded site. Opened in 1928, the buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and feature 192 beds and 118 units.

PGAdesign worked to preserve and update the historical integrity of the landmark. The team also focused on seismic and life-safety improvements. Site elements include existing components: a brick patio, front lawn, terraced walls, sidewalk/streetscape; and new elements: access path, entry patio, planting areas.