San Marcos, CA
Safdie Rabines Architects
The Quad is a 5-story student housing project that includes 591 dorms, academic/student life/event space, retail, cafe and outdoor dining space. The Quad is comprised of six buildings organized around a series of outdoor spaces including a large central courtyard. Exterior bridges and stair towers link all the buildings together, making getting around easy for students. Lighting design services were provided for the exterior plazas and courtyards, building facades, circulation areas and interior public spaces.