Description

Miyamoto International provided structural engineering for this 14,500 SF library located in Exposition Park. The building obtained LEED Gold Certification through sustainable elements such as Solar powered photovoltaic panels, donated by DWP, which were placed on the south side of the building and roof; landscape & exterior design to reduce heat island; water use reduction by 30 percent; optimized energy performance; recycled & environmental safe content; regional materials; transportation alternative; and an additional commissioning agent has been retained to verify that the building systems are calibrated and performance meets the LEED requirements.

Details

Location
Los Angeles, CA
Year
2008
Client
Tetra Design
Cost
$7 Million
Scale
14,500 SF