American Honda Motor Co. picked KBR Building Group and minority contractor partner The Daniele Co. to build a new customer service facility at Honda Aircraft's headquarters. The 90,000-sq-ft facility features back shops for composite and sheet metal structures, avionics and interiors; a customer waiting area; individual work rooms; conference space; and a flight planning room. The exterior consists of architectural and industrial insulated metal panels, aluminum sunshades and glass curtain wall systems. The project earned a rating of Three Globes from the Green Building Initiative.

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The Honda Aircraft customer-service facility in Greensboro, N.C., won an Award of Merit in the office and mixed-use projects category.

Award of Merit, Office/Mixed-Use/Retail - Honda Aircraft Co. Customer Service Facility, Greensboro, N.C.

Key Players

Contractors KBR Building Group, Greenville, S.C.; The Daniele Co., Durham, N.C.

Owner America Honda Motor Co., Torrance, Calif.

Lead Designer Barge, Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon, Knoxville, Tenn.