Newport News Federal Courthouse - Newport News, Va.
The Newport News Federal Courthouse is a 35,000 square foot, LEED Silver certified facility. The external structure is composed of brick and pre-cast concrete, and large windows set into a pre-cast grid, which covers most of the front of the building. A security perimeter was established 50 feet from the building on all sides and enclosed a fully-landscaped urban park. The interior structural, security and utility work included the construction of courtrooms, jury rooms and judges' chambers on the upper two floors, office areas for administrative and security personnel, and a two-story lobby with sitting areas and restrooms.