Learning Excursion

2018 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace
Thursday, Oct. 18 from 2 - 5 pm

When Architecture and Science Collide

Symmetrical architecture of the Salk Institute in San Diego with fountain


This tour will feature one of San Diego’s most architecturally iconic areas where life-changing technologies are rapidly taking place—the Golden Triangle. During the bus ride tour, an acclaimed local architect will highlight many of the areas unique buildings. A tour of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies campus will explore what many acclaim as some of the world’s boldest structures. Resting on the bluffs of La Jolla, the 27-acre site is a designated historical site whose most recent architectural project added teak window walls, designed to proactively maintain and conserve teak for the next 50 years. A visit to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center will study the building’s dedication to marine ecosystem health through sustainable design and the challenges of the project in combining the specific needs of the scientists and limitations of the site.
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. This tour is ADA accessible.

Fee: $55

 Optional event, not included with a convention registration. Preregistration required by Sept. 13.