August 2012: New Projects Portfolio
ARRA-funded multifamily housing project in Georgia; LEED Gold West Hollywood library; Bridgestone’s new company headquarters in Akron, Ohio; UC Berkeley’s biomedical and health sciences center.
$35 million west Hollywood library shines gold in community revamp
The $35-million, 32,000-sf new West Hollywood Library is one of the few municipal buildings in California to have received LEED Gold certification, and is phase one of the West Hollywood Park Master Plan. Sustainable features include a photovoltaic system, use of low-emitting materials for paints, coating, and carpeting, and energy-efficient systems for lighting and HVAC. The project was designed by Johnson Favaro and built by W.E. O’Neil. Englekirk & Sabol served as engineer; Heery International was project manager.