Ventura, Calif., integrates state-of-the-art energy-conserving
design into a new joint-use public and high school library. The
project demonstrates how to create buildings that are comfortable,
environmentally responsible, and economical to operate.
James Weiner was the lead consultant on this project. He is a
Senior Design Architect and Director of Sustainable Architecture at
Fields Devereaux Architects & Engineers in Los Angeles. His
current projects include branch libraries for the
City of Los Angeles and for Ventura County, and master planning
for university libraries for the CSU campuses at Los Angeles and
EDR E-News recently spoke with James about the integrated systems
approach he used on the project.
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