Fernald Preserve Visitors Center - Harrison, OH
CLIENT: U.S. Department of Energy/The S.M. Stoller Corporation VALUE: $3.3M ROLE: D/B LEED Platinum
The transformation of a nuclear weapons production site into a 1,050-acre community asset. The new 10,800 SF visitors center features nine exhibits that tell the story of Fernald’s history and the environmental clean-up project, and a fully-equipped meeting room for education programs and community meetings. The design and construction of the Visitors Center incorporated sustainable design principles and achieved Ohio’s first LEED Platinum level certification.
AWARDS & HONORS: 2008 AGC Build Ohio Award Winner ♦ 2009 Aon Build America Award Winner
"We are extremely proud that the building surpassed our own requirements to achieve a Gold rating and became the first Office of Legacy Management building, as well as the first in Ohio, to earn the highest possible rating from the U.S. Green Building Council."
Jane Powell, Site Manager, Fernald Preserve