Award of Merit Green Building

Photo courtesy of Swinerton Builders
Swinerton Builders was the general contractor on the project.

Located at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, the $21-million Sustainability Base consists of two, two-story steel-frame office and research buildings totaling 50,000 sq ft.

In addition to the structures, the project included site prep, utilities, installation of 96 geothermal wells, parking, California-native landscaping, hardscaping and development of a stormwater management system. Functional spaces include open and enclosed office space with data and voice lines, conference rooms and common areas.

Key Players

Owner: NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Mountain View

General Contractor: Swinerton Builders, San Francisco

Construction Management/Civil, Structural, MEP Engineer: AECOM, San Francisco

Architect: William McDonough+Partners, San Francisco

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Swinerton Builders