Diversa

DIVERSA CORPORATION WORLD HEADQUARTERS
San Diego, California

Client
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Completion
Professional Services: 2002-2004
Construction: 2002-2004
Project Cost
$34.6 million
Project Size
Building I-75,000 sf
Building II-65,000 sf
Services
Masterplanning, Architecture, Programming, Lab Design, Interior Design, Construction Documentation, and Construction Administration

Project Info.
Diversa is a biotechnology leader based in San Diego, with strategic partners that include global powerhouses like Dow Chemical and GlaxoSmithKline. PCA is consolidating their facilities into one masterplanned campus. The first two phases of the campus, consisting of 140,000 sf of buildings, have been completed. The masterplan includes a future expansion of an additional 100,000 sf. The Diversa facilities feature 40,000 sf of laboratory and controlled environments for research and development including a 10,000-sf fermentation pilot plant, 35,000 sf of office space, a theater-style meeting room and an interior atrium that serves as a collaborative think-tank area.