Gallery: Gehry’s Santa Monica Place Goes Green With LEED Renovation


Recently executive architects,Omniplan literally blew the roof off of Frank Gehry’s Santa Monica Place, pursuing hopes of LEED Silver in one of the United State’s largest sustainable retail renovations. The $265-million makeover turned the enclosed three-story 1980’s structure into an outdoor mall experience. Although we are admittedly not thrilled by sustainable renovations that cater to more consumerism, we were a little bit tipsy about the green building strategies featured throughout the 200,000 square feet of public space that are now open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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  1. Towering Holiday Tree M... December 7, 2010 at 9:38 am

    […] 86 metal shopping carts balance atop one another to form this 33-foot-tall holiday tree at the Frank Gehry-designed Edgemar mall in Santa Monica, California. Designed by artist Anthony Schmitt, this beacon […]

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