Swenson Science Center

California Lutheran University



21,783 NSF of laboratory and laboratory support space in a 48,801 GSF building for the Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Exercise Science.  Facility includes Teaching Laboratories for Exercise Physiology Ergometer, Bio-Mechanics, Marine Science, Physiology/Neuroscience, Cell/Developmental/Genetics, Biochemistry/Virology, Microbiology/Molecular, General Chemistry, Quantitative Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry Instrumental Analysis and Private and/or Public Research Laboratories for Biology, Physical/Analytical, Synthetic Chemistry. Support spaces include NMR, Chemical Waste Storage, Exercise Physiology Storage, Tissue Culture, Equipment, Biology Stockrooms, Microbiology/Molecular Prep. Storage, Chemical Storage & Prep., Cold Room, Department Storage and Organic Instrument.


Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

  • Services: Laboratory Design
  • Completed: 2020

Area Summary

  • Gross Building: 48,800
  • Net (Assignable) Building: 30,000
  • Lab and Lab Support: 21,700

Cost Summary

  • Construction Cost: $30,000,000


  • Rasmussen & Associates


  • RMA Architectural Photography