U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District
Air Force Technical Applications Center
Optimizing a mission
The Air Force Technical Applications Center's mission is to enhance national security by empowering scientists to detect nuclear activity across the globe – underground, underwater, in the atmosphere, or in space – ensuring countries adhere to their nuclear treaties. These state-of-the-art facilities are crucial to this mission.
Flad developed design-build bridging documents to replace an outdated building with a 276,000-square-foot, LEED Silver certified command and control facility. The project includes a 38,000-square-foot radiochemistry lab with suites for sample characterization, radiochemistry operations/analysis, alpha/beta/gamma counting, and mass spectrometry. The facility also includes an 8,700-square-foot data center.
LocationPatrick Air Force Base, Florida
RecognitionDesign-Build Institute of America: Civic Buildings, National Award of Merit
Project TypeScience & Technology