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Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center

Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center

Challenge Design-Build Project Delivery Addressed:
The design-build approach provided the owner the best design at the best value possible based on the design criteria. This method minimized the client’s risk of costs associated with design and also helped to facilitate expedited design and field solutions when issues arose in the field.
 
Summary:
The Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center was a project that required a unique building design that houses a bookstore, cafeteria, health services center, café and meeting and recreational areas for students and faculty. McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. was brought on as a design-build partner to create a functional and contemporary structure without disrupting the campus environment throughout the construction process.

 

Design-Build Team
Client/Owner Los Angeles Valley College
Design-Builder McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
General Contractor McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Architect LPA, Inc.
Engineers LPA, Inc., KPFF
Specialty Contractors Murray Company, Southland Industries
Specialty Consultants RW Smith Company, Architectural Glass & Aluminum
Other Team Members Rosendin Electric, Cosco Fire Protection
Duration of Construction: 27 months
Project Cost: $46,661,760