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Gates Computer Science Building, Stanford

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Elevation  21 m
Floors  5
Contractor  Rudolph and Sletten
Opened  January 1996
Floor space  13,006 m²
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Architecture firms  Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Fong and Chan
Similar  Hewlett Teaching Center, Braun Music Center, Stanford Clock Tower, Hoover Tower, Stanford Memorial Church

The Gates Computer Science Building, or "Gates building" for short, is an L-shaped building that houses the Computer Science Department as well as the Computer Systems Laboratory at Stanford University, California, United States. It's located at 353 Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-9025, USA. Construction on the building began in 1994 and was completed in 1996 at a cost of $36 million. It was named after Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who donated $6 million for the building's construction.

Map of Gates Computer Science, 353 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

The building is organized into an A wing (the western ell) and a B wing (the northern ell). It is secured by an Intellikey system. Blueprints of the building are available online.

References

Gates Computer Science Building, Stanford Wikipedia


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