Kaiser Baldwin Hills Medical Office Building

Los Angeles, CA

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In response to Kaiser Permanente’s goal to expand outpatient care to its South Los Angeles clients, RAW International developed a concept design for a three-building outpatient medical campus and parking complex. In addition to providing first-class health care to an underserved community, the 8.65-acre medical campus would become an economic engine for the area, delivering hundreds of new jobs.

In collaboration with DLR Group, RAW International (RAW) developed a master plan for the site that responded to the Crenshaw Specific Plan. The three MOBs were organized in a linear scheme within a park-like, grand outdoor space that engages the community. North-facing glazing and lobby atria that would be physically and visually connected to the Linear Park would admit maximum daylighting towards a LEED Gold sustainability rating. In order to enhance pedestrian access, landscaped “walkable” streets along the public edges would serve as linkages to the adjacent senior housing project and shopping centers.

Client:                     Kaiser Permanente

Services/Scope:    Master Planning Concept