UCSF Weill Institute for Neuroscience building

UC San Francisco, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Neurosciences Building

The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Neurosciences Building at the University of California San Francisco unites UCSF’s departments of neurology, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and neurological surgery to solve the most complex challenges in brain health through research, education, and patient care. The Weill Neurosciences Building is the first center at UCSF to integrate neuroscience research and clinical care. It was designed to fuel connectivity and collaboration and bring together multi-departmental clinics and clinical research centers along with dedicated spaces laboratory science, engineering, and computational research and support. As a cross-disciplinary hub, the building drives advances aimed at new treatments for disorders of the brain and nervous system while providing expert and compassionate care for patients. 


  • Research labs
  • Accessible learning spaces
  • Concrete flat plate gravity system with Special Concrete Shearwalls

Photos by Tim Griffith. 

Project Stats
Client DPR Construction, Mark Cavagnero Associates, SmithGroup, University of California,
Square Footage 282,900
Completion Date October 2021
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