February 2014

Valley Regional Middle School Project Update

Since an initial campus opening in 2012, the LAUSD Valley Region Middle School #3 in Sun Valley has engaged students in new ways. With three main buildings totaling 48,000 square feet across 9 acres, the project is full of amenities and features, including a 6,000 square-foot amphitheater that seats up to 1,000. The steel and concrete structure extends from the south of Building C and utilizes tapered steel beams tha
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John McKay Center Honored

The USC John McKay Center and John A. Martin & Associates were recently honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Region 9 (Los Angeles) Section. As a recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Project Award in the Structural Engineering category, the project serves as an example of outstanding engineering in California. The award will be conferred during the California Infrastructure Symposium and Region 9 Awar
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JAMA Begins Work on Two New Wood-Framed Mixed-Use Projects

John A. Martin is pleased to be working again with long-time partner Brooks + Scarpa on two new wood-frame housing projects. The Six in the MacArthur Park neighborhood of Los Angeles is an affordable housing project for the Skid Row Housing Trust and will consist of four levels of Type V (wood frame) housing over a single level of on-grade parking. The project is targeting LEED Gold. Gateway Apartments is the second
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