Design Build, Higher Education, LEED & Sustainable Design
Los Angeles City College – Trade Tech

Los Angeles Community
College District
Sillman Wright Architects
65,000 SF

Project Summary

The Design-Build project includes a new 2-story Culinary Arts building (Phase 2) and new South Campus Athletic Field (Phase 2) to replace removed tents and fields in existing campus. The Culinary Arts building’s ground floor l includes large exterior glass sliding doors to extend and open the assembly area to the outdoors for campus activities, as well as a main gathering space for student lounging and informal gathering. A loading dock with adjacent service and secure storage areas will also be located on the ground floor. The Building will also include a Solar Photovoltaic Panel System on the rooftop that shall be connected to the existing campus Photovoltaic system. This Project also includes a 1-story Restroom Building near the Art and Culinary Arts Building and an Electrical Duct Bank that will feed the Art and Culinary Arts Building and Restroom Building.

The South Campus Athletic Field Project will include artificial turf with a sprinkler irrigation system to accommodate recreational activities. A perimeter walking path, security lighting, and an outdoor seating site area with hardscape will be added to this field to accommodate large campus activities and events occurring in the new Culinary Arts Building.

Our firm’s scope for this project includes the Electrical and Low Voltage Engineering Design, Preparation of Construction Documents, DSA Approval, Support for Bidding and Construction Phase. Electrical Power Distribution System will connect to existing campus 5KV system which is dual feed looped system. The Building’s Telecom Room to house all Building’s Safety and Technology components which will be connect to existing campus’s headend systems. Efficient LED lighting fixtures and controls will be designed and installed. Fire Alarm, LAN, WLAN data, Audio/Video, CCTV, Paging and Intrusion Alarm were specified and designed per district’s standards.

Sustainable Features:
LEED GOLD Certification , Superior Electric Lighting Performance (LED Lighting, Dimming / daylighting controls, Occupancy Sensors), Controllability of Lighting, No Light Pollution, and Solar PV.