Gallery: Brooks+Scarpa Unveil Los Angeles High School Clad With 650 Sol...

Designed by Brooks+Scarpa Architects, the Green Dot Animo High School in South Los Angeles features a whopping 650 solar panels on its south-facing façade. The new public high school gets 75% of its energy from solar power and is expected to offset up to 3 million pounds of carbon emissions over its lifetime. It also takes advantage of a number of passive green building strategies to help achieve optimal levels of natural lighting and ventilation.

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