International Examples of Sustainable Construction

PROJECT SUMMARY

Zero net energy school building

The public school project is designed as a prototype to be built on multiple campuses throughout Los Angeles. Its aim is an economical, flexible and yet, in its spatial concept, ambitious design that can be adjusted to different pedagogical models and learning styles.

The 2-level building can accommodate up to 500 students, may be reconfigured for other communal functions, and its sustainability concept intends to reach a zero net energy building standard & achieve LEED Platinum rating.

Project Timeline

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Zero net energy school building recognized for full life-cycle sustainability
 
Global Entry 2012
 
“A thoroughly developed and comprehensively presented design” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Silver Award to a zero net energy school building in Los Angeles
 
Project Entry 2011 for Region North America
Project Details
Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Prizes
Holcim Awards
Silver 2011
North America
Authors
Gloria  Lee
MAIN AUTHOR
Gloria Lee
Swift Lee Office
Nathan  Swift
MAIN AUTHOR
Nathan Swift
Swift Lee Office
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FURTHER AUTHORS
Peter Simmonds
IBE Consulting Engineers