Imagining and Making a University Campus at Santa Cruz

Frank Zwart, Campus Architect Emeritus, University of California, Santa Cruz gives a talk on the history and planning of the UCSC campus, with brief mentions of architecture in Havana, Cuba and Vancouver, B.C.

Zwart is an alumnus of UCSC (Cowell 1971) and of the School of Architecture at Princeton University.

He returned to UC Santa Cruz in 1985 as a staff architect and project manager. His career at UCSC spanned the tenures of seven UCSC chancellors. Zwart became Campus Architect in 1988 and directed UCSC’s Office of Physical Planning & Construction (PP&C) until his retirement in April 2010. From 1999 until 2010 he also held the title of Associate Vice Chancellor for Physical Planning & Construction.

This talk was sponsored by Santa Cruz Public Libraries on May 25, 2019. It was recorded by Mike Peck at the Downtown Branch.
Creator: Zwart, Frank; Peck, Mike
Source: Recorded by Mike Peck, May 25, 2019
Date: 05-25-2019
  • Santa Cruz (City)
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
Rights: Reproduced with permission of the videographer.
Identifier: MS-PECK-01



Zwart, Frank and Mike Peck. “Imagining and Making a University Campus at Santa Cruz.” Recorded by Mike Peck, May 25, 2019. 05-25-2019. SCPL Local History. Accessed 24 May 2024.