Battle Command Training Center
|ROLE:||Architect JV with KPB|
|CLIENT:||U.S Army Engineer District, AK|
|AWARDS:||Chief of Engineers Award of Excellence, US Army Corps of Engineers|
This project involved the construction of a steel framed, 2-story facility used to train platoon-to-brigade-level soldiers in complex simulated combat situations. The building is a series of state-of-the-art classrooms, all wired with the latest in computer simulation technology. The first floor houses the Tactical Operations Center, a simulated command battle center, as well as the Engagement Skills Trainer area. This space contains a dedicated simulation system with a capacity to house up to 300 soldiers per exercise.
This project received the 2006 Chief of Engineers Award of Excellence from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Created in 1965, the Chief of Engineers Design and Environmental Awards Program recognizes and promotes excellence in design and environmental achievements by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Choosing from projects worldwide, only one award of excellence in structural design is awarded every two years.