Government Buildings

The halls of lawmakers, judges, and politicians demand a mix of functionality and awe-inspiring design. For an oasis of productivity on behalf of your nation’s people within the government’s budget, thinking outside the box is a requirement.
The $65 million Westminster (Calif.) Police Department Headquarters. The 91,000-

The $65 million Westminster (Calif.) Police Department Headquarters. The 91,000-sf facility houses an upgraded 911 communication

September 20, 2012 | By Tom Klemens, PE, contributing editor

With a huge building stock at their disposal, state and local governments can be attractive clien...

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Leap, by artist Lawrence Argent, at Sacramento International Airport. A key co

Leap, by artist Lawrence Argent, at Sacramento International Airport. A key component of the $1.03 Big Build at SMF, Central

September 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ranking the leading firms in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.

The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a therm

The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a thermal blanket in winter, reducing the need for mech

September 17, 2012 | By Charles Young

An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.

USDA officials want their headquarters to be a model facility for others wishin

USDA officials want their headquarters to be a model facility for others wishing to implement waste reduction and waste minimiz

September 12, 2012

After installing 20 high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers in restrooms throughout the USDA hea...

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Fairfaxs new building will house behavioral healthcare services of the Fairfax-

Fairfaxs new building will house behavioral healthcare services of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, including

September 07, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Designed by Noritake Associates of Alexandria Virginia, the project is LEED-registered, seeking L...

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The North Bergen Municipal Court is a high volume operation, and with the recent

The North Bergen Municipal Court is a high volume operation, and with the recent State Legislation requiring courtrooms to be mo

August 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The project consisted of a $4 million renovation to a 2-story building totaling 13,000-sf.

The 100,000-sf Robeson County Department of Social Services, Lumberton, N.C., de

The 100,000-sf Robeson County Department of Social Services, Lumberton, N.C., designed by architecture firm Little, with John S.

August 03, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

But the size of the pool keeps shrinking for the Top 25 AEC firms in the Government Sector.

August 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Included in the Washington Business Journal list for the second year running.

The Gaillard Center project includes the addition of a 1,800 seat multi-purpose

The Gaillard Center project includes the addition of a 1,800 seat multi-purpose auditorium, a 38,715-sf exhibit hall that includ

July 25, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Seeking LEED Silver certification, the project will begin in August and is slated for completion...

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Fort Knoxs energy consumption analysis of all Disney Barracks complex facilitie

Fort Knoxs energy consumption analysis of all Disney Barracks complex facilities revealed that the inefficient heating and cool

July 17, 2012

U.S. Army Fort Knox: Using the Earth for space heating and cooling. The U.S. Department of Energy...

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The $54 million, 203,000-sf AFRC facility in Middletown, Conn.

The $54 million, 203,000-sf AFRC facility in Middletown, Conn.

June 27, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The construction phase was completed in just 16 months.

June 19, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Part of Better Buildings Initiative, Centers Will Focus on Energy Efficiency Workforce Developmen...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

The Acadia Gateway Center administrative and maintenance facility is the first p

The Acadia Gateway Center administrative and maintenance facility is the first phase of a multi-phased project to implement a Tr

May 29, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Project receives LEED Gold certification.

The 2010 interior renovation transformed an existing 1980s library into a dynami

The 2010 interior renovation transformed an existing 1980s library into a dynamic gathering place and center of teaching, learni

May 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The design challenges included creating an entry sequence to orient patrons and highlight service...

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Metal tiles were used in the physical therapy gymnasium to give the space a more

Metal tiles were used in the physical therapy gymnasium to give the space a more rugged feel for recovering soldiers. Harnesses

May 07, 2012 | By Nicole Bowling, Associate Editor

How a Building Team created a high-tech rehabilitation center for wounded veterans of the conflic...

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Ken Drake

Ken Drake

May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Drake’s more than 30 years of diversified design and project delivery experience spans a broad ra...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The AIA reported the March ABI score was 50.4, following a mark of 51.0 in February; greatest dem...

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Howard S. Turner

Howard S. Turner

May 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

A founding member of the Turner Construction Co.

Village Green was primarily funded by an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Village Green was primarily funded by an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act competitive grant of $1,732,504 from HUD.

May 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Sustainable design achievable without having to add significant cost; owner and residents reap be...

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A group photo of 14 students from Century High School in Santa Ana participated

A group photo of 14 students from Century High School in Santa Ana participated in a tour of CHOC Children's new 425,524-sf pati

April 25, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

High school students from the ACE Mentoring Program tour the new CHOC Children’s Patient Tower in...

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Sustainability Base will save more than 60% of the energy and more than 80% of t

Sustainability Base will save more than 60% of the energy and more than 80% of the water typically used by a facility of its typ

April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

LEED Platinum facility opens at NASA Ames Research Center at California’s Moffett Field.

The $300 million project is part of a six-phased inpatient facility construction

The $300 million project is part of a six-phased inpatient facility construction replacement program for Cottage Health System a

April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new hospital’s architectural design combines traditional Santa Barbara Spanish colonial archi...

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Young Conaway is the sole tenant of the notable Daniel L. Herrmann Courthouse in

Young Conaway is the sole tenant of the notable Daniel L. Herrmann Courthouse in downtown Wilmington. The 233,880-sf. courthouse

April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

To account for future expansion, Francis Cauffman developed a plan to accommodate the addition of...

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April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

President Bill Clinton to deliver keynote address at ?largest solar energy event in the Americas....

When finished, the four-story, 80,000-sf office building will connect to the exi

When finished, the four-story, 80,000-sf office building will connect to the existing 193,000-sf facility and is anticipated to

April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

3D imaging key to project timetable and cost containment.

Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology

Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce

April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Freese and Nichols is the only engineering and architecture firm to ever receive this recognition...

April 11, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new SSA campus is expected to meet all Federal energy and water conservation goals while achi...

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The 6,000-square-foot Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial incorporates severa

The 6,000-square-foot Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial incorporates several design features within a landscaped garden and

March 07, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The bronze, figurative sculpture of a firefighter rescuing a child, which is currently on display...

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The CLC at Danville consists of two 7,500 sf buildingsnamed Freedom House and L

The CLC at Danville consists of two 7,500 sf buildingsnamed Freedom House and Liberty Housecontaining ten private bedrooms wit

March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Residences at VA Danville to provide community-centered housing for military veterans.

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