Gallery: Local Library is a LEED Platinum Diamond in the Rough

Channel glass illuminates the interior of the Silver Lake Library with day light, helping the local library earn its LEED Platinum certification. The library, designed by M2A Architects, features a 45 foot high channel glass spine that serves a dual purpose, creating a public plaza that embraces the larger community while creating a welcome backdrop for the library’s primary public spaces including the reading room. In addition, the split-level design allows for plenty of subterranean parking while the plaza provides for a clean connection to the pedestrian street traffic, encouraging participation of the community in library activities such as book fairs.

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