Kaufman Dance Arts University of California, Los Angeles
The Dance Building at UCLA was seismically rehabilitated and adapted to Performing Arts with conversion of the Gymnasium to multi-functional theater space and addition of a new outdoor pavilion. Kaplan Chen Kaplan served as Historic Architect to the University, participating in design phases and review with SHPO and other regulatory agencies. We consulted on a range of issues including accessibility, placement of new structure, methods of protection and extent of reuse of lobby finishes. We also provided technical specifications and construction review for treatment of historic materials and finishes.