Pinellas County Justice Center Annex Building Specialty Systems

Under Construction: Specialty systems, including mechanical system noise control and architectural acoustics, for a four story annex building addition, including a connector to the H-Wing Building for family court functions. Additionally, renovation of the courthouse including the Clerk of the Court, the Sheriff’s locker room, jury assembly, and the H-Wing.

Charlotte County Justice Center Court Technology and Security Systems

Court technology and security systems for the renovation of the Charlotte County Justice Center, a five story building interconnected with a three story building. The facility houses Circuit and County Courts, Court Administration, Clerk of Courts, State Attorney, Public Defender, Sheriff’s Civil Office and Court Security, as well as Jury Assembly, Law Library, and waiting areas. Court technology systems include sound systems, audio recording, evidence presentation, and videoconferencing. Security elements include upgrade of the electronic security systems, including video surveillance systems, intrusion detection, duress systems, alarm monitoring, access control, security intercom, and metal detection and X-ray screening systems. Additionally, consultation on space requirements and clearances for security systems for the enlarged Security Pavilion at the Ground Floor between Buildings A and B, as well as enhancement of the site security and the security perimeter at the ground floor of Building B.

Sarasota South County Courthouse

Under Construction: Acoustics, audio-visual, courtroom technology, and security systems for Phase I of a 27,800 square foot, four courtroom courthouse. Phase II consists of the renovation of the 60,000 square foot R.L. Anderson Building and campus. This project is pursuing LEED Certified certification.

Acoustics
Architectural acoustics include room acoustics, mechanical and electrical system noise control, and interior airborne sound isolation to meet all the applicable design guidelines including the US. Courts Design Guideline, GSA’s PBS-P-100, and USAO.

San Antonio United States Courthouse Court Technology

In Design: Court technology systems for the San Antonio United States Courthouse. The project will pursue LEED Gold certification.

Acoustics
Architectural acoustics include room acoustics, mechanical and electrical system noise control, and interior airborne sound isolation to meet all the applicable design guidelines including the US. Courts Design Guideline, GSA’s PBS-P-100, and USAO.

Greenville Federal Courthouse

A federal courthouse housingone District courtroom, one Magistrate courtroom, office space for the United States Courts, the United States Marshals Service, the United States Probation Office, the Federal Public Defender, the United States Attorney’s Office, and the GSA’s Public Buildings Service. The building will pursue LEED Gold and SITES Silver.

Acoustics

Architectural acoustics, including room acoustics, mechanical and electrical system noise control, and interior airborne sound isolation for a federal courthouse. Acoustical elements meet all the applicable design guidelines including the US. Courts Design Guideline, GSA’s PBS-P-100, and USAO. The complex houses one District courtroom, one Magistrate courtroom, office space for the United States Courts, the United States Marshals Service, the United States Probation Office, the Federal Public Defender, the United States Attorney’s Office, and the GSA’s Public Buildings Service.

 

Town of Bluffton Town Center Renovation

Renovation and upgrade of the Town Center including the 19,000 square foot Town Hall, 4,600 square foot Town Council Chambers and Municipal Court, and the 2,600 square foot May River Theater.

Tomochichi Courthouse Annex

Addition of the Savannah United States Courthouse Annex for the Tomochichi United States Courthouse. The building, located in the historic district of Savannah, houses one United States Bankruptcy courtroom, as well as office space for United States Bankruptcy courts and the United States Probation Office. The design enables future conversion of the Probation Office to a second courtroom.

Acoustics

Architectural acoustics, including room acoustics, mechanical and electrical system noise control, and interior airborne sound isolation for the addition of the Savannah United States Courthouse Annex.

 

Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse

A six-story federal courthouse for Middle Tennessee’s United States District Court offices and related operations. The building features eight courtrooms, eleven chambers, and underground parking.

Acoustics

Mechanical noise and vibration control, acoustical treatment recommendations, and interior airborne noise control for the federal courthouse.

 

State of Georgia Judicial Complex

In Design: Acoustics, lighting, security, and court technologies for the seven story State of Georgia Judicial Complex housing the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and other court agencies and judicial functions. The complex includes parking for 300 cars.

Audio-Visual

Audio, video recording and provisions for future videoconferencing and evidence presentation.

Lighting

Lighting of the main lobby and atrium, lobbies on the courtroom floors, working lobbies of the office floors, the supreme and court of appeals courtrooms and conference rooms, and site and façade lighting.

Security

Security systems including access control and alarm monitoring; video surveillance; pedestrian and package screening including X-ray machines, magnetometers and optical turnstiles for the security checkpoint and loading dock; duress alarms in courtrooms, chambers and reception areas; and vehicle barriers and control of secure gated parking areas for judicial officers and selected staff.

Robert S. Vance Federal Building and United States Courthouse

Court technology systems, including communications and audio-visual systems for the Vance Federal Building. Originally constructed in 1921, the Robert S. Vance Federal Building and United States Courthouse was renovated and upgraded as part of the GSA’s Design Excellence Program. The project allowed for increased public functions and increased security, all while complementing the Beaux Arts character of the original building.

Audio-Visual

Audio-visual systems, including court technology, audio and video presentation, electronic court recording, video conferencing, as well as structured cabling and Voice over IP systems were provided for three bankruptcy courtrooms, one historic district courtroom, a grand jury hearing room and a bankruptcy hearing room.

Awards

The Robert S. Vance Federal Courthouse Modernization is the recipient of the 2015 South Atlantic Chapter Construction Management Project Achievement Award.