Armed Forces Reserve Center, Tuscaloosa

US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville

Tuscaloosa, AL

Mason & Hanger provided full discipline A/E services for the design of a new Armed Forces Reserve Center that supports 300 permanent U.S. Army and National Guard reservists and full time support personnel. The facility includes a 66,742 SF training building, including a unit storage area with a weapons vault, and an organizational maintenance shop. Spaces include administrative, recruiting and retention offices, a mail room, family support office, classrooms, library, a learning center, an assembly hall, physical training room, and a break room. The building was designed to conform to the needs of the Army’s Sustainable Design and Development policy to achieve a LEED-NC Silver certification. With an integrated design approach the building is energy efficient, as well as a healthy environment for its occupants.