High School #9, LAUSD's new flagship high school project with emphasis in the Visual and Performing Arts, is in direct vicinity of the downtown Los Angeles cultural corridor with Disney Concert Hall, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.
The Robertson Branch library is situated on a busy Los Angeles strip, where apartments and commercial buildings clamor for attention.
Curving to maximize the views of both the river and the surrounding hillsides, its windows will reflect the sky and river images.
The complex, part of the continuous necklace of activities surrounding Marina Bay, forms a gateway to the city.
The site UCLA selected for its California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), a narrow, steep lot adjacent to a parking structure on its dense South Campus, tendered a number of physical challenges.