SOCCENT Headquarters & Commandant Facility
AMC/USAF Design Award
MacDill Air Force Base
Design Completed FY09
Construction Completed FY11
Blair Remy provided the programming, concept design, and architectural component, to develop a Design Document that was used to solicit bids for the construction of new Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT) Headquarters Building and Commandant Facility at MacDill AFB utilizing the Design/Bid/Build method.
With an exterior appearance complementary, comprehensive, and cohesive in its response to the Base Design Standards, the SOCCENT Headquarters building will have three staircases to provide convenient ingress and egress for personnel as well as fulfilling life safety requirements. Internally, the facility has a central core featuring a lobby with elevator, and staircase. The ground level will house briefing/conference, CG, Personnel, Communications, Finance, and administration offices, utility area (electrical, mechanical, sprinkler control room) and public restrooms. The second level will house Intelligence, Operations/Plans and administration offices, utility area (electrical, mechanical room), and public restrooms. All aspects of the site will conform to the requirements established in United Facilities Criteria 4-010-01, DoD Minimum Anti-Terrorism Standards for Buildings.