Los Angeles Valley College – Allied Health & Science

The Los Angeles Valley College’s Allied Health and Science project consisted of:

  • Completion and commissioning of 98,000 sq. ft. building with lab/classroom and administration complex
  • FF&E procurement and support functions
  • Specification and bid document administration
  • Outdoor teaching gardens and workshops
  • Technologically advanced features to help increase energy efficiency and reduce energy consumption and utility costs

Project Highlights:

  • A three-story, 98,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art teaching lab and classroom facility housing 131 new rooms, tutorial labs and faculty offices, with laboratory and administration wings that form a courtyard at the center of the facility.
  • The building renovation incorporates state-of the-art environmentally friendly features such as: photovoltaic panels for solar energy generation up to 50 kw, energy-efficient lighting, occupant sensors, operable windows, white roof, radiant heating and cooling systems, and a storm water retention pond in the landscaping.
  • The Allied Health and Science Center has earned a LEED-Gold certification by the US Green Building Council. Along with the above-noted features, the building also includes recycled building materials and drought-tolerant landscaping.

Owner and Contact Information:
Tom Hall, LACCD
Executive Director Facilities


Project/ Construction Management Team:

URS/Beezley Management

Beezley Project Representative/Role:

Robert Illingworth, Mark Ratoza, Construction Manager


CO Architects

General Contractor:

FTR International/Pankow Contractors

Dollar Value:

$51 Million

Construction Dates:

June 2009 – Dec. 2010