Georgia Institute of Technology Coda

Core and Shell

Acoustical, audio-visual, security, communications and intelligent building systems for Coda. The mixed-use, multitenant building, is located at Technology Square and supports fiber connectivity to the 100,000 square foot Georgia Institute of Technology data center and high performance computing system. In addition to office space, Coda features research laboratories and retail space. The complex also has a 310,560 square foot, 580 vehicle parking deck.

Intelligent Building Systems

Intelligent building systems, including integration of all building automation, lighting control, energy and water sub-metering, and fire alarm and elevator management systems for Coda. Additionally, a measurement and monitoring plan to support measurement and verification, as well as data trending for dashboard and analytics programs.


Access control, video surveillance, and security communication systems.


Fit-up of offices on the Fifth through Sixteenth Floors, including spaces for Data Analytics, Cyber Security, GTRI, and the Office of Information Technology. The floors house laboratories, virtual reality spaces, network and security operations centers, and collaboration areas.


Interior lighting for offices, open office, classrooms, and a three story multipurpose room. Open to structure spaces utilize a linear pendant with a direct/indirect component. Private offices have recessed lighting, while the breakrooms have round pendant luminaires and decorative luminaires. The three story multipurpose room consists of four layers of lights.

Project Data
Atlanta, Georgia 650,740 square feet - Core & Shell 291,000 square feet - Fit-up Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Acoustics, Audio-Visual, Commissioning, Communications, Intelligent Buildings, Lighting, Security, Sustainability Platinum certification Portman Architects - Core & Shell ASD | SKY - Fit-up Gregg Willett Photography

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