HGA Wins GSA Citation in Engineering For Whipple Building

09.09.16

The Whipple Building modernization includes a geothermal system utilizing 800 Vertical Heat Exchangers under the parking.

HGA Architects and Engineers has won a Citation in Engineering for The Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Office Building Modernization in the 2016 General Services Administration (GSA) Design Awards program.

The awards program recognizes outstanding accomplishments of GSA employees and the architects, engineers, landscape architects, urban designers, interior designers, artists, conservationists, and preservationists who create and safeguard the nation's landmarks.

Originally constructed in 1969, the 618,000 square-foot Whipple Building is home to numerous federal agencies. The integrated architecture and engineering modernization restored the building's distinctive architectural character, realigned common spaces and workspaces for modern work styles, and integrated new mechanical and electrical systems, including a high-efficiency geothermal heating-and-cooling system.

Visit GSA to view the 2016 Design Awards Winners.

For design details, visit The Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Office Building.