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NASA Ames Research Center Sustainability Base

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Award of Merit Green Building

Photo courtesy of Swinerton Builders
Swinerton Builders was the general contractor on the project.
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Located at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, the $21-million Sustainability Base consists of two, two-story steel-frame office and research buildings totaling 50,000 sq ft.

In addition to the structures, the project included site prep, utilities, installation of 96 geothermal wells, parking, California-native landscaping, hardscaping and development of a stormwater management system. Functional spaces include open and enclosed office space with data and voice lines, conference rooms and common areas.

Key Players

Owner: NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Mountain View

General Contractor: Swinerton Builders, San Francisco

Construction Management/Civil, Structural, MEP Engineer: AECOM, San Francisco

Architect: William McDonough+Partners, San Francisco

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Swinerton Builders


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