As part of the Wokini Initiative, in 2020, SDSU will open a 12,400 square-foot American Indian Student Center, which will provide a "home away from home" environment and cultural activities. The $4.5 million facility will also provide student support services, technology resources, office space and meeting rooms.
Updates as of May 28, 2019:
Most structural steel beams and steel joists are installed. Two out of three masonry mockups are complete.
This shows the overall site of the new AISC building.
This shows the steel framing at the drum room entry.
This shows the second masonry mockup.
This shows the steel framing at the administrative area of the new AISC building.
Updates as of April 30, 2019:
Elevator and multipurpose concrete masonry unit is complete. Some structural steel beams and some steel joists are installed. One masonry mockup is nearly complete.
This shows the building site from the southeast.
This shows the steel framing at the north wall looking east.
This shows steel joists on beams above the Student Suite.
This shows a masonry mockup of the north side of the building.
Update as of March 19, 2019:
The exterior wall footings and foundations, elevator shaft, mechanical pit, and multi-purpose masonry complete. Pad footings will be poured this week. Exterior masonry mock-ups will start early April.
This shows the view of the general site of the new AISC building.
Building Materials Stored On Site
This shows roof joists and metal deck stored on site, as well as the mechanical pit.
Interior Pad Footing Prep
This shows the interior pad footing prep for the new AISC building.
Elevator Shaft and Multi-Purpose Room Masonry
This shows the elevator shaft and multi-purpose room masonry that is completed.
Update as of February 28, 2019:
Things are starting to happen even with the cold and sufficient amount of snow we have been getting. The most noticeable thing right now is the erection of the elevator shaft. The next thing we will start to see going up is the masonry for the multipurpose room. Steel is slowly arriving on site and is expected to be erected within the month.
This shows the construction equipment and materials.
This shows the top of the foundation wall at the Multipurpose Room.
This shows the elevator tower at the new AISC building site.
This shows the second level door rough opening of the elevator tower.
Update as of January 3, 2019:
The footings and the foundation are poured. In the middle of the month we will start seeing some masonry work. Steel erection will begin by the end of February.
This shows the footings and foundations on the southeast side of the new AISC building.
This shows the multipurpose room footings and rebar of new AISC building.
This shows the north wall strip footings and rebar of the new AISC building.
This shows the overall site of the new AISC building looking north.