Endowment Center

Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA


The proposed design for the California Endowment Center promotes greater access to affordable, quality healthcare for underserved communities and individuals. It offers over 1 million square feet of facilities with a large variety of services.

Amenities include offices, meeting spaces, auditorium, full service gym and a shelter for the indigent; all of which are contained with in a building designed to promote quality of interior environment and ecological sensibility through sun shading, thermal cooling, solar energy harvesting and grasscrete pavers to curb LAs heat island effect and promote ecological parking solutions. The form and functions of the Endowment Center buildings embrace and sustain the city and its inhabitants while fully integrating into the city fabric of downtown Los Angeles.