California Science Center Phase II
700 State Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037

General Contractor: Morley Construction Company - Santa Monica, California
Architect: EHDD Architecture - San Francisco, California
Contract Value: $350,000.00
Year Completed: 2009

Work Performed:The California Science Phase II expansion adds 170,000 square feet to the Science Center with Morley Construction Company as the General Contracting firm. SMI has performed many projects for Morley over the years and is pleased to have been part of the multifaceted group of construction professionals and subcontractors on this high profile project

With a diverse range of facility uses, our standard Plastic Laminated Casework manufactured per the guidelines set forth by the Woodwork institute, are a common thread throughout this entire project. These cabinets are finished with countertops fabricated with Plastic Laminate, Epoxy, Solid Surface and Granite slab as design specifications required.

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A Wood Bench in the entry is integrated into a concrete-terrazzo niche was fabricated by milling 40 solid Maple slats to size and laminating into a single unit. Prior to delivery a jig was used to locate and set anchor bolts in the field, this large custom bench was set into place and securely fastened in a matter of minutes.

Double solid wood stair rail caps parallel one another leading to the second floor and are formed to the curvature of the stainless steel railing system.

Maple veneer wall panels and casework line The Directors Offices and Executive Restrooms. The Organizer Windows and window sills in close proximity at the 3rd & 4th floors are Maple veneer panels trimmed out with hardwood edges. Many other window sills are solid surface and plastic laminate.

Other peripheral work performed by SMI includes the FRP panels and stainless steel & white powder coated metal shelving located throughout the project.

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