Planning and Construction Projects

Capital Planning & Design - Chris Cocallas

  • 16th Street Plaza


  • Campus Generators

Campus back-up generator system.

  • Green Center Roof Replacement

A new roof for the Green Center with other improvements to the 1st floor events spaces and 2nd floor.

  • Infrastructure Project

Increased steam and chiller capacity to serve residential precinct and southern portion of the main campus

  • Operations Buildings 

New buildings for Facilities Management, Environmental Health and Safety, Office of Design and Construction, and Parking Services.  Locations are Moly Building (addition), Coolbaugh Hall, and Mines Park.

  • Parking Garagge I

This facility is the schools first parking structure with 650 parking spaces. It is located at the NW corner of Maple Street and West Campus Drive.

  • Classroom Building

Fronting the parking garage on Maple Street, this 20,000 GSF building will provide modern classroom space to the campus.  It is also the new home to the Trefny Innovative Instruction Center.

  • Residence Hall VI 

The new residence hall is designed for undergraduates.  It is comprised of single, double and triple rooms with en suite bathrooms.  The building is located between Weaver Hall and the Starzer Welcome Center.  It is 120,000 GSF with approximately 400 beds.  It also includes common social and study areas, exercise facility, and a food/cafe component. The total budget is $49.M.

  • Mines Innovation Hub 

This new project provides space for innovation and entrepreneurial efforts on campus.  It serves both independent efforts and ideas, as well as, academic work such as EPICS and Senior Design.  It is located in the area behind the GRL.


Projects Under Construction:

CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering view from the corner of Illinois and 16th St.


CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering view of main floor and interior stair


The Edgar Mine located in Idaho Springs recieved a grant to improve the infrastructure, including the road and utilities as well as design of a new classroom building and Dry building


The Mines Heating Plant Project, the construction will begin in March 2016 and is scheduled for completion in Fall 2017.   The project consists of the complete renovation to provide stand alone heating and cooling capacity to the campus.


Projects Recently Completed:

  • 18th Street and Maple Street Plaza - contact Kathy Burris

ODC Directory

Office of Design and Construction
1801 19th Street
Golden, CO 80401
Main (303)273-3568

Mike Bowker, PE

Director, Office of Design and Construction



Clay Bosworth 

Project Manager

(303) 273-3338


Kathy Burris

Project Administration Manager

(303) 273-3566


David Feron, P.E.




Robert Lee, AIA


(303) 384-2519


Susan Miner, AIA


(303) 384-2517


Mike Ray

Project Planner




Chris Cocallas, AIA

Executive Director, Capital Planning and Design

University Architect

(303) 273-3920