Los Angeles Unified School District, South Region High School No. 9
A unique aspect of the chosen High School #9 site is its adjacency to the Los Angeles River. Using this as an influence on the design, the site strategy employs a path connecting one end of the campus to the other. This path moves and bends through the campus, mimicking the “flow of a river.” In turn, the buildings throughout the campus are angled to reinforce movement from the entry plaza to the play fields. Along the path, a central green space is broken up into smaller courtyards for each small school, as well as a larger central courtyard.
The South Region High School No. 9 campus is designed to the latest guidelines of the LAUSD School Design Guide and the Planning and Design Guidelines for Small Learning Communities [SLC].
Since there are several buildings comprising the high school campus, careful attention is given to the design of the buildings as a group.
The project includes the following principal components:
- Three Small Learning Communities, each housing classroom, laboratory, and library functions
- Administration Building
- Gymnasium and Multi-Purpose Building
- Performing Arts with adjoining food service and kitchen
- Maintenance and Operation facility
Los Angeles Unified School District
At a glance
- 107,175 SF
- General Classrooms
- Teaching Laboratories
- Performing Arts
- Food Service & Kitchen
- Maintenance & Operational Facility
- Green Space
- Interior Design
- Structural Engineering