Orange Panels Vanish -- May, 1999

The W. M. Keck Engineering Laboratory, home of the Materials Science Option at Caltech, was constructed in 1960. For 39 years this building was distinguished by bright pink-orange formica panels that adorned its exterior surface. As you can see in the above image, the orange panels have been painted a light tan, making the Keck Laboratory consistent with the color scheme of the rest of the Caltech campus. The improvement in appearance is now complete. The result is striking.

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