WASHINGTON, DC—Turner Construction of Arlington, Va., was awarded a $73-million contract by the General Services Administration in January for the renovation of Federal Office Building 8 in Washington, D.C. The 547,000-sq-ft 1960s-era laboratory building will be transformed to Class A office space. Upon completion in October 2012, the project will seek LEED Gold certification. The renovation, designed by Boggs & Partners of Annapolis, Md., will add natural daylighting, employ the use of energy and water-efficient fixtures and low-VOC materials. The renovation will feature the addition of two atriums, glass curtain walls on each end of the building and projected window bays on the north and south facades.
Turner Lands $73 Million Fed Office Building Renovation
April 1, 2010