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K-12 Education
Ramon C. Cortines Performing Arts High School

client
LAUSD
architects
HMC Architects / Coop Himmelblau
year
2009
scale
343,505 SF
construction-budget
$228,000,000

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Project Summary

The new high school campus is a comprehensive high school with a focus in dance, music, theater, and visual arts. Students select a specific course of study within the core curriculum that focuses on the performance and visual arts.

The campus included Administration/Classrooms, an Art Studio, Music Studio, Dance Studio, Performing Arts Theaters/Amphitheater, Library, Cafeteria, Gymnasium buildings, and Parking Structure. A Scene Shop was also was added at Auditorium Building later.

The Theater has a transparent tower with a unique design features and the Library is a state of art conic tower.