This Regional Headquarters for a manufacturer of optical surgery equipment consists of a lobby, auditorium, surgical wet lab, clean rooms (class 10,000 and 100,000), machine shops, administrative offices, research and development offices and labs, as well as manufacturing and warehouse/distribution functions totaling 191,000 s.f. Upgraded areas include lobby and auditorium which are designed to project a progressive corporate image to Alcon’s Pacific Basin clients. Private office, open office and manufacturing spaces are consistent with Alcon’s corporate standards.Both the two-story administrative offices and the research and development/manufacturing/distribution areas are to be built of painted tilt up concrete. Research and Development labs and offices serve as a link between administration and manufacturing. The administration wraps around the private courtyard which has views to San Diego Creek. A large raised paved entry plaza with steps, planters and oversized light standards make a dramatic gesture to the street.

Square Footage

Shell: 191,000 s.f.

Mezzanine: 80,000 s.f.

Office: 85,000 s.f.