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Campus Architecture at UC San Diego: General Campus

A guide to source material and information regarding campus architecture at UC San Diego.

Stuart Collection

Books and Articles

Beebe, Mary Livingstone. Landmarks : sculpture commissions for the Stuart Collection at the University of California, San Diego. New York : Rizzoli, 2001.

Feinberg, Jean E. "Art Between Classes: Reinterpreting Art on Campus." Landscape Architecture 77, no. 2 (March-April 1987).

Joselit, David. "Lessons in Public Sculpture." Art in America 77, no. 12 (December 1989).

Restany, Pierre. "La Stuart Collection: un'idea originale per il campus dell'University of California, San Diego." Domus no. 705 (May 1989).

Fallen Star by Do-Ho-Suh wins an "Orchid" award from the San Diego Architectural Foundation.


UCSD by Design: Kurt Foster

Sea, Sky & Design; The UCSD Campus; Between the Real and the Ideal

Selected Books & Articles on the General Campus

Sutro, Dirk. University of California, San Diego: An architectural tour / by Dirk Sutro; with photographs by David Hewitt and Anne Garrison. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2010

Landecker, Heidi. "College Unifier: Boone Hellmann, campus architect." Architecture 81, no.5 (May 1992): 66-69. port., models, photos., plans, site plans.

Leccese, Michael. "A Campus United." Landscape Architecture 87, no. 4 (April 1997): 32-35. photos., site plans. Abtract: Three projects at the University of California, San Diego: Warren Mall and the courtyard of Engineering Unit Two Building (architects: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca) designed by Wallace Roberts & Todd and Library Walk designed by Peter Walker, William Johnson and Partners.

Sutro, Dirk. "Collaboration at UCSD." Architecture 81, no. 1 (January 1992): 74. models.

Sutro, Dirk. "UCSD Closes Architecture School." Architecture 82, no.6 (June 1993): 24-25. ports., elevations, site plans. Abstract: Officials have closed the school at the University of California, San Diego, only eight months after classes began.

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates. "Ritter Hall." Architecture 85, no. 3 (March 1996): 50. drawings, models.

Viladas, Pilar and Doubilet, Susan. "UC Builds." Progressive Architecture 69, no. 5 (May 1988): 85-93. dwgs., elevs., map, models, photos., plans, site plans, secn.

Robert Storr: Public Art at the Crossroads? Public Art is a Crossroad!

Campus History

Use the UC San Diego Digital Collections and the search term "ucsd campus" to find images of the UC San Diego campus over the years. 

Also see the Campus History page from the UC San Diego Digital Collections.



first day of classes 1974