AAJ Bay Area Discusses Evolving World of Design for Law Enforcement

By Josh Sebold
The San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) hosted the Academy of Architecture for Justice’s (AAJ) Bay Area fall conference in mid November.

Western Council of Construction Consumers Recognizes Mammoth Lakes Courthouse

The Western Council of Construction Consumers has recognized Mammoth Lakes Courthouse with its top honor

In California, 13 Projects to Be Reassessed; 24 Others Have Construction Budgets Cut

The Judicial Council endorsed a cost-cutting direction for court construction statewide, including the reassessment of 13 projects and further construction budget trimming on 24 projects. The council approved recommendations from the Court Facilities Working Group that are expected to yield significant, long-term savings throughout the $5 billion program.

Natural Setting Preserved Under New Courthouse Design

Construction has began for the new Calaveras County Courthouse in San Andreas, Calif. McCarthy Building Companies Inc. is the general contractor for the 44,600-square-foot building and DLR Group is the architect for the project, slated for completion in 2013.

Calif. Architectural Firm Wins AOC Courthouse Project

Architectural firm Moore Ruble Yudell has been selected to design the new Santa Barbara Criminal Courthouse, the Administrative Office of the Courts announced.