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Central Records Complex Wins National Design Build Award

The Central Records Complex honored for design-build innovation with national award.

DOJ Confidential Records Facility interior lobby

The Central Records Complex won a National Merit Award from the Design-Build Institute of America. The complex was recognized for design-build innovation redefining project success far beyond just schedule and budget.

A 256,000 square foot design-build secure, state-of-the-art records and technology center, the Central Records Complex was designed to centralize physical files and streamline the storage, retrieval, and management of mission-critical assets. To accomplish this, the federal government sought to design and construct a new facility that utilized an automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS). In addition to providing Class-A office space for almost 500 employees, the secure, state-of-the-art building also contains an ASRS for records, a visitor screening center, and operation support and secure service areas – all of which can operate around the clock, automated, and with minimal employee involvement. Phase 1 of the project was successfully completed on budget and one week ahead of schedule in January 2020.

About the Award

DBIA (Design-Build Institute of America) is an organization comprised of professionals, academics, students, and project owners where members collaborate and innovate to deliver some of America’s most successful projects. The 2020 National DBIA Merit award winners will compete for the National Award of Excellence and the Project of the Year to be announced at DBIA’s Design-Build Conference and Expo Awards Ceremony.

For more information, visit DBIA.