West Los Angeles College – Science & Math Building

The LA West College Science and Math Building project consisted of:

  • Five-level, 85,000 sq. ft. Science building
  • Two-level, 14,000 sq. ft. Math building
  • The Math & Science Building will serve as the college’s new instructional laboratory and classroom building.
  • Located at one of the highest points on the west side of the city, the facility offers a spectacular view of the west Los Angeles basin.

Project Highlights:

  • The project is registered with the U.S. Green Building Council, a LEED Silver certification.
  • The mechanical system is engineered to obtain 15 percent of its energy through photovoltaic panels adjacent to the structure.
  • Additional sustainable elements include casework developed from wheat-board core material, recycled-content phenolic resin exterior panels, and a reduction of materials that affect the ecosystem.
  • The Lab/Classroom building is fully sprinkled, Type II-FR consisting of 71,000 SF with occupancies of B, A-3 & S-1.
  • The Dental Hygiene and Faculty office building is fully sprinkled, Type II-FR, consisitng of 14,200 SF

    with a B occupancy.
  • Major systems included in these Buildings are: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, data/telecommunications, security, audio visual, fire alarm, sprinkler system, lab equipment, casework, fumehoods, dental equipment, security and alarm systems.

Owner and Contact Information:
Larry Eisenberg,
Executive Director Facilities


Project/ Construction Management Team:

Turner/Beezley Management

Beezley Project Representative/Role:

David Gonzales, Project Manager


Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum, Inc.

General Contractor:

Sinanian Development Inc. (SDI)

Dollar Value:

$38 Million

Construction Dates:

2009 – 2010