Simpson & Simpson serves as the College Project Leadership Team on the BuildLACCD Program at Los Angeles Harbor College. Managing the construction team and projects.
Los Angeles Community College District(BuildLACCD)
Los Angeles, CA
The student union building is a 59,000 SF state-of-the-art learning and social hub for students. As home to the school’s culinary arts program, the building features two industrial sized kitchens: one for baking and one for cooking. Culinary Arts students will learn the latest cooking and baking techniques in state-of-the-art demonstration classroom labs designed with stadium-styled seating and audiovisual projection capabilities. Second-year students will learn from a living lab designed to create a full-scale cafeteria and fine dining restaurant, simulating a real-life dining setting where student chefs cook and serve meals to visiting guests. The LEED-Silver building features an energy-efficient roofing system, drought tolerant landscaping, low-flow water fixtures and implements storm water infrastructure. As Campus Project Director, Simpson & Simpson managed the design-build contractor for the project.