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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.

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