This project is the second phase of dormitory/barracks buildings on the TA5 area of Fort Lee, VA. Three 5-story Barracks buildings and one single story Battalion Headquarters building were designed and constructed. Each Barracks contains 312 sleeping modules housing two soldiers with kitchenettes and bathroom facilities. The Barracks Complex also includes laundry, day room, and computer laboratory facilities on each floor, as well as administration and instructional spaces on the first floor. Each building totals 181,646 SF for a total of 544,938 SF of new barracks construction and accommodates a total of 1872 soldiers. The Barracks structure is load
bearing light gauge metal framing selected for speed of construction, utilizing prefabricated wall panels.
The design incorporates Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (ATFP) as well as progressive collapse criteria.
The project also includes a 12,183 SF Battalion Headquarters buildings containing administrative and
classroom spaces in support of the housing units. Each building is fully air conditioned, protected by
automatic sprinklers, and is wired for data and communication systems. The buildings are EPACT
compliant and include energy efficient building envelopes and mechanical systems