Gonzalez Goodale Architects was invited to participate in an upcoming exhibit for the National Building Museum in Washington, DC titled Designing for Disaster.Designing for Disaster focuses on efforts to prepare for, prevent, and reduce the impact of natural disasters before they occur.
To be featured in the exhibit is the new 32,000 square foot operations building designed by Gonzalez Goodale Architects, in conjunction with Brandow & Johnston Structural Engineers, for the City of Pasadena?s Department of Water & Power. The LEED Gold Certified facility provides executive offices and a testing laboratory for the Department as well as a 3,400 square foot emergency operations center for the City.
Prominently displayed on the facility and of particular relevance to this exhibit are the structurally engineered and sustainable design elements which will ensure the buildings ability to serve its community through the 21st century.
The exhibit will open May 11th. Click here for more information.