Higher Education

USC Caruso Catholic Center

USC Caruso Catholic Center

The newly completed Caruso Catholic Center graces USC’s stately urban campus with a majestic stone cathedral and adjacent student center.  We worked with an inspired design team of Perkowitz + Ruth, Elkus Manfredi, KPFF Consulting Engineers, Hunt Design, GLUMAC, Nabih ...

La Sierra University Master Plan

La Sierra University Master Plan

This Master Plan includes an analysis of site processes and components such as: outdoor spaces, circulation, gateways, campus edges, a plant palette, and a materials palette. EPTDESIGN teamed with the Arroyo Group to guide La Sierra University’s future growth. We ...

Pepperdine University Elkins Auditorium

Pepperdine University Elkins Auditorium

The central core of Pepperdine University’s Malibu campus is a connector between academic buildings, outdoor plazas, and levels of the hillside school. The renovation of Elkins Auditorium provided the opportunity to unify the designs of several plazas, while easing the ...


USD Student Center

USD Student Center

This expansion to the existing Hahn Center is the central hub of student activity on campus. The redesigned outdoor spaces allow activities to flow seamlessly from the interior to new food services, a bookstore, and academic and student offices. The simple ...

David Allan Hubbard Library at Fuller Theological Seminary

David Allan Hubbard Library at Fuller Theological Seminary

The expansion of Fuller’s Hubbard Library reaches out to Pasadena passers-by and acts as a beacon in the night sky. EPTDESIGN worked with House & Robertson Architects and William McDonough + Partners on several campus projects for Fuller Theological Seminary. Sustainability ...

LA Harbor College Technology Building

LA Harbor College Technology Building

The new $21.3 Million Technology Building anchors the southwest edge of the Harbor College campus. The landscape plan addresses four distinct spaces around the structure including an arrival court to the west, an entry court to the north, a covered ...


UC Riverside Heckman Center II

UC Riverside Heckman Center II

The landscape design for the UC Riverside’s Palm Desert satellite campus  epitomizes the challenge of providing the traditional campus “green” in a desert context. EPTDESIGN’s solution is to limit the lawn to student gathering spots and high traffic areas, and ...

CSUSB Science Annex

CSUSB Science Annex

Located within a sloping site dominated by a mature stand of Aleppo pines, the existing science building connects to HOK’s newly-designed science annex to form a protective courtyard — the new core of the complex. Boulders arranged in a parabolic ...

Pomona College Smith Campus Center

Pomona College Smith Campus Center

The goals for the renovation of this Robert Stern-designed student center for Pomona College included outside accessibility to the basement and integrating the building better into the landscape, particularly Marston Quad.  Working with SmithGroup, our contemporary design vocabulary remains sensitive to the Mission ...


University of Redlands Lewis Hall

University of Redlands Lewis Hall

The University of Redlands is an independent, private university committed to innovation, learning, and individualized education. Lewis Hall, part of the Stauffer Science Complex, reduces resource use and provides a high-tech learning environment with innovative systems and architecture. EPTDESIGN worked ...

Pepperdine Smothers Theater

Pepperdine Smothers Theater

Smothers Theater hosts a variety of student and public events throughout the year. This redesigned entry courtyard better reflects the dynamic nature of the arts plaza. Fountains, a sculpture garden, seating areas, and a bold and colorful plant palette define ...

Pepperdine University Heroes Garden

Pepperdine University Heroes Garden

Located at one of the highest points on the Pepperdine University Malibu campus with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, the Heroes Garden commemorates the tragic events of September 11th and stands as a lasting tribute to the heroes of ...