Project-Based Learning Hub
The Thacher School

Designed to replace an existing outdated classroom building, this project-based learning hub anchors a re-envisioned academic core previously master planned by Blackbird. The…

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Men’s Locker Room Renovation
University of California, Santa Barbara

Located in the belly of UCSB’s hallowed Thunderdome, the renovated men’s basketball locker room brings new energy and excitement to the team’s home…

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Dining Pavilion
The Thacher School

The Thacher School is a highly selective, co-educational, independent boarding school located on 427 acres of hillside overlooking the Ojai Valley. The new…

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Oak Tree Quad and Classrooms
Crane Country Day School

Located on 11 acres in the Montecito hills, Crane Country Day School is an independent day school serving 250 students in grades K-8. In 2008,…

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Winter Hall for Science and Mathematics
Westmont College

This 44,000 square foot, LEED Gold certified facility houses Westmont College’s departments of physics, mathematics & computer science, and psychology, as well as…

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Stem Cell Lab Renovation
University of California, Santa Barbara

Prominently situated along the bluffs of the Pacific Ocean, the design of this 5,800 square foot lab renovation takes full advantage of the…

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Executive Learning Center
University of California, Santa Barbara

Designed specifically to accommodate UCSB’s first-ever masters business degree, specifically the Masters of Technology Management Program (TMP), this executive learning center is located…

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Adams Center for the Visual Arts
Westmont College

This LEED Gold-certified facility houses Westmont College’s art department, fine arts studios, museum, and general education and lecture spaces. The 32,000 GSF, three-story…

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Aquatics Facility
Adolfo Camarillo High School

In collaboration with Arch-Pac Aquatics, the site planning of this new aquatic facility focused on showcasing dramatic views from the pool deck of…

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Observatory
Westmont College

The 1,500 square foot observatory houses the largest refracting telescope between Los Angeles and San Francisco.  The building is designed to accommodate nighttime…

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Campus Master Plan
Midland School

Master plan and CUP Amendment for Midland School proposes new academic, dormitory, faculty residence and support/service buildings as well as new circulation and…

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Campus Master Plan
Crane Country Day School

Campus Master plan and County entitlement (CUP) update for the picturesque Crane Country Day School 11-acre campus in Montecito. Programming & workshops with…

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Master Plan Update
Westmont College

Campus master planning and building design for this small liberal arts college set in the beautiful landscape of the Montecito foothills. Buildings are…

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Harder Stadium Renovations
University of California, Santa Barbara

The revitalization of Harder Stadium, college soccer’s largest venue involved the complex design and coordination of parallel, overlapping projects, and infrastructure. A new…

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Athletics Venues Master Plan
Westmont College

Master planned campus athletic improvements included the new track, soccer and baseball fields, and other athletic support facilities. The gymnasium renovation took an…

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University Center Renewal
University of California, Santa Barbara

This design proposes a complete renovation of the existing third floor of the University Center consisting of new student study and lounge areas,…

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Intercollegiate Athletics Aquatics Center
University of California, Santa Barbara

The design and master planning of the UCSB Intercollegiate Athletics Aquatics Center includes a 65m pool with locker, office, media room, and mechanical…

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Aquatics Facility
Hueneme High School

In collaboration with Arch-Pac Aquatics, the design of this high school aquatics facility utilized the compact site within existing campus buildings to create…

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Resource Center
South Coast Watershed

An environmental education center that generates more power than it uses and treats its own stormwater runoff. Indoor and outdoor rooms are learning…

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Ecotarium
New England Science Center

Blackbird did the site master plan and design for the renovation of an Edward Durell Stone museum in Worcester, MA. As an education…

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Residential Life Resource Center
University of California, Santa Barbara

This building for UCSB’s Housing and Residential Services was designed with both low-tech and high-tech environmental performance in mind.  A center atrium combined…

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