A List Of Our Projects

—  an overview of work undertaken at RossDrulisCusenbery Architecture

—  Selected CURRENT clients

Stanford University
Marin County
City of Palo Alto
Contra Costa County
City of Hayward
Sonoma County
City of Cloverdale
County of Madera
Various industrial, commercial & private clients

 

—  Selected SERVICES

master planning
urban design
architecture & engineering
interior design & space planning
architectural programming
facilities assessments
sustainable design
participatory design
public art integration
construction administration
community outreach

 

Selected Projects

—  A detailed list of RossDrulisCusenbery’s Justice, Public Safety, and Community projects. Unless otherwise noted, RDC designed, programmed, master planned and provided construction services for these projects

 

JUSTICE

 

COURTHOUSE & JUSTICE AGENCIES PROJECTS

Madera County Hall of Justice, Madera CA. A new 40,000 sf home for the district attorney and probation departments.

Lander County Courthouse & Administration Building, Battle Mountain NV. A 60,000 sf courthouse and civic center facility.

Sutter County Courthouse, Yuba City CA. A new six-courtroom, 73,840 sf courthouse.

Glenn County Courthouse, Willows CA. A three-courtroom, 44,820 sf renovation and expansion of an historic courthouse.

Plumas County Courthouse, Quincy CA. Programming a new three-courtroom, 29,089 sf courthouse.

Nevada City Courthouse, Nevada CA. Strategic and sensitive modernization for a six-courtroom, 83,782 sf courthouse in an historic small town.

Long Beach Courthouse, Long Beach CA. Facility performance standards for the new 545,000 gsf courthouse.

Santa Clara County Courthouse, Morgan Hill CA. A 74,000 sf courthouse and 17,000 sf district attorney, public defender and probation facility.

United States Court of Appeals William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle WA. Historic restoration of three-courtroom, 178,000 sf federal courthouse.

Administrative Office of the Courts, San Francisco CA. Development of State of California Trial Court Facilities Standards.

Contra Costa County Family Law Courthouse, Martinez CA. A five-courtroom, 40,000 sf family law courthouse in a small town civic center.

Napa Historic Courthouse Renovation, Napa CA. Revitalization of a four-courtroom, 33,650 sf Napa County Historic Courthouse.

Napa County Criminal Courthouse, Napa CA. A new six-courtroom, 48,000 sf criminal courthouse in Napa’s Civic Center.

Civic Center Courthouse, San Francisco CA. A new a 38-courtroom, 235,000 sf courthouse within the historic Daniel Burnham-designed Civic Center.

San Francisco Superior & Municipal Interim Courthouse, San Francisco CA. A 126,000 renovation for temporary housing of the San Francisco Superior Court during construction of the new civic center courthouse.

Butte County Courthouse, Oroville CA. A new six-courtroom, 34,000 sf courthouse.

Berkeley/Albany Municipal and Superior Courts, Berkeley CA. Conceptual design for new 118,000 sf courthouse.

North Hollywood Superior Court, Los Angeles CA. Design for a 15-courtroom, 200,000 sf full-service court facility and parking structure.

San Mateo County Superior Courthouse, Redwood City CA. A state-of-the-art automated modular Superior Courtroom.

Central Civil West, Los Angeles Superior Courthouse, Los Angeles CA. Renovation of a 19-story high rise into a 25-courtroom, 133,000 sf civil courthouse.

JUSTICE FACILITY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice Research & Technology Committee, Co-Chair since 2016

National Association of Courts Managers (NACM) Guidebook, The User Friendly Courthouse. Contributing author.

AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice Justice Facility Review. Jury chair for awards and publication of 2018’s best justice projects in the United States and Canada.

AOUSC (AO), Architect-Engineering Multidiscipline Services. Completion of more than 70 projects for judicial facility programming, design, design review and technical consulting, 1994-2002 AO Projects include:

Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, San Francisco CA. Architectural programming, facility master planning and design intent drawings.

United States District Courts, Helena MT. Architectural program, design intent drawings for a new lease-construct facility.

United States District Courts, Las Vegas NV. Architectural program reconciliation.

United States Courts Annex Project, Miami FL. Architectural program reconciliation, conceptual design reviews

United States District Courthouses, MIW Facility Master Plan. District-wide architectural programming, space use analysis.

United States District Courthouse, Seattle WA. Architectural program, design review.

United States District Courthouse, Aberdeen MS. Programming, design criteria, SFO development.

United States District Courthouse, Seattle WA. Programming and space planning for Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Author: AOUSC Reference Library Publications Including:

United States Courts, Courthouse Design Reference Manual-An Architect’s Desk Reference

Modular Courtroom Furnishings Study

United States Courthouse Design & Construction Process

Prototype Jury Seating Study

Handbook, AOUSC Space and Facilities Program Processes and Procedures

United States District Courtroom Mock-up Evaluation and Assessment Report

United States Courts Relocation Handbook

Post-Occupancy Evaluation, United States District Courtroom, Kansas City KS

Post-Occupancy Evaluation, United States District Courthouse, Greenbelt MD

Post-Occupancy Evaluation, New Jersey Federal Courthouse, Newark NJ

Post-Occupancy Evaluation, Federal Courthouse, Tacoma WA

Post-Occupancy Evaluation, Federal Courthouse, Shreveport LA

Post-Occupancy Evaluation, Louisiana Federal Courthouse, Baton Rouge LA

Post-Occupancy Evaluation, United States District Courthouse, Tacoma WA, Post Occupancy Analysis

Post-Occupancy Evaluation, United States District Courthouse, Shreveport LA, Post Occupancy Analysis

Post-Occupancy Evaluation, United States District Courthouse, Kansas City KS, Post Occupancy Analysis

Post-Occupancy Evaluation, United States District Courtrooms, Newark NJ

United States Courts Design Services & Technical Consultation

United States District Court, Helena, MT. Design intent drawings, new lease-construct facility.

United States District Courthouse, Des Moines IA. Design intent drawings, judge’s chambers suite.

Robert Denney Federal Building, Lincoln NE. Design intent drawings, courtroom no. 1 and chambers.

United States District Courthouse, Seattle WA. Space planning for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals temporary spaces.

United States Bankruptcy Court, San Francisco CA. Design intent drawings, intake counters.

United States Bankruptcy Court, Santa Rosa CA. Design intent documents, judge’s bench.

United States Bankruptcy Court, San Jose CA. Redesign of the witness boxes & bench area.

United States District Court, Grand Rapids MI. Lighting survey and evaluation for four courtrooms.

Study of Federal Courtroom Technology Program, A/V design procurement review and assessment, A/V design and infrastructure review and assessment, A/V Installation, training and maintenance review and assessment, and final report.

United States District Courthouse, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Interior design services for grand jury room.

US Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco CA. Construction technical consultation.

Old Foley Square modernization and upgrade, New York NY. Construction document review.

United States District Courthouse, Northern District of Mississippi, Aberdeen MI. New lease-construct facility, development of SFO Section 9, special requirements and review of offers.

United States District Courthouse - Ninth Circuit, Portland OR. Ninth circuit ADA retrofit-accessibility adaptation of existing judge’s benches.

United States District Courthouse, San Francisco CA. Ninth circuit ADA retrofit-accessibility adaptation of existing judge’s benches.

United States District Courthouse, Seattle WA. Ninth circuit ADA retrofit-accessibility adaptation of existing judge’s benches.

United States District Courthouse, Pasadena CA. Ninth circuit ADA retrofit-accessibility adaptation of existing judge’s benches.

United States District Courthouse, Brooklyn NY. Program reconciliation; review of HVAC System; review of construction documents submission; design development documents submissions; review of Brooklyn Courthouse concept narrative; outline specifications for mechanical, electrical, plumbing and structural elements.

Brooklyn General Post Office Courthouse Adaptation Project, Brooklyn NY.

United States Bankruptcy Court, Brooklyn NY. Drawing review.

Court Component Planning Reference Guide (CCPRG). Graphic production to support development of the final document.

United States District Courthouse, Hartford CT. Interior design services for three judges’ chambers.

United States District Courthouse, Omaha/Lincoln NE. Courthouses, study of fixed vs. flexible modular furniture courtrooms.

United States District Courthouse, Oakland CA. Study of fixed vs. flexible modular furniture courtrooms.

Administrative Office of U.S. Courts, Washington DC. Expanded review of the chambers floor design loads.

United States District Courthouse, Brooklyn NY. Review of GSA/U.S. Courthouse & GPO Adaptive Reuse, Survey, Program and Schematic Design Report, Review of Construction Documents for the adaptive reuse of the Brooklyn General Post Office building.

United States District Courthouse, Hartford CT. Finishes and alterations to courtrooms.

United States District Court, Helena MT. Preparation of solicitation for offers.

United States District Court, Kalamazoo MI. Lighting survey, evaluation and proposal for single courtroom.

Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Washington DC. Lessons learned seminar.

United States District Courthouse, Miami FL. Construction document review for the new U.S. Courthouse.

United States District Courthouse, Las Vegas NV. Program reconciliation and review of construction documents.

United States District Courthouse, Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids MI. Comparative energy use study.

United States Bankruptcy Court, Brooklyn NY. HVAC system redesign for Judge Holland’s courtroom.

Federal Courthouse, Omaha NE. Review of final DD and CD documents submissions.

United States District Courthouse, Seattle WA. Documents review.

United States Bankruptcy Court, Ponce, Puerto Rico. Design of HVAC system.

United States District Courthouses, Newark NJ, Baton Rouge LA, Shreveport LA, Kansas City KS, and Tacoma WA. Developed an optimum courtroom design based on post occupancy evaluation findings of courtrooms.

Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Washington DC. Program reconciliation.

United States District Courthouse, Seattle, WA. Construction document review, value engineering workshops for the New USDC Seattle Courthouse.

United States District Courthouse, Tampa FL. Mechanical engineering services for the new courthouse.

United States Bankruptcy Court, Oakland CA. Construction Document review and punch list for intake and records counters.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY

FEDERAL FACILITIES

Government of American Samoa Territorial Emergency Operations & Communications Center, Pago Pago, Tutuila, American Samoa. A new 22,000 sf FEMA-funded emergency response center.

San Ysidro Land Port of Entry, San Diego CA. Planning, programming, master planning and schematic design of a new 200,000 sf LPOE for the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Calexico Land Port of Entry, Calexico CA. Planning, programming and site master planning of a new 107,000 sf LPOE for the United States Department of Homeland Security.

San Luis Land Port of Entry, San Luis AZ. Planning, programming and site master planning of a new 78,000 sf LPOE for United States Department of Homeland Security.

STATE FACILITIES

State of California, Governors Office of Emergency Services Headquarters and State Emergency Operations Center, Sacramento CA. A new 118,400 sf state emergency operations and warning center on the decommissioned Mather Air Force Base.

State of Colorado Emergency Operations Center, Englewood CO. Planning, programming and conceptual design for a new State command center.

State of Minnesota Emergency Operations Center, Minneapolis MN. A pending 52,000 sf command center project.

University of California Campus Police Headquarters and 911 Dispatch Center, Santa Cruz CA. A new 13,850 sf University essential facility, along with a 3,400 sf emergency equipment warehouse.

COUNTY FACILITIES

Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Public Safety Building & EOC, Martinez, CA. Planning, programming, and design for a new 38,239 sf emergency operations center and public safety building.

Alameda County Fire Department Cherryland Fire Station and Public Health Portal. A new 11,968 sf, one-company district fire station with an integrated public health clinic.

Hennepin County Emergency Communications and Operations Center, Minneapolis MN. A new 45,000 sf emergency 911 communications and operations center, the largest consolidated dispatch center in the upper Midwest; also houses radio maintenance department.

Marin County Fire Department Tomales Fire Station, Tomales CA. A new, 8,000 sf single company fire station in a cost-conscious pre-engineered building

Gwinnett County E-911 Communications and Emergency Operations Center, Lawrenceville GA. A new 45,000 sf 911 call center and emergency operations center.

Fairfax County Public Safety and Emergency Communications and Operations Center, Fairfax VA. Planning, programming and concept design of the new 140,000 sf Fire/Police/VDOT 911 communications center and emergency operations center.

Dakota County Emergency Communications Center, Rosemount MN. A new 25,000 sf E-911 dispatch facility.

County of Kauai Main Police Headquarters, E-911 Dispatch and EOC, Lihue HI. Bridging Documents for a 60,000 sf police headquarters and emergency operations and 911 communications center.

King County Regional Emergency Communications and Operations Center, Renton WA. A new 37,000 sf, $14.5 million consolidated 911 communications center and emergency operations center.

Alameda County Sheriff’s Department Emergency Operations Center, Dublin CA. A dynamic new 25,000 sf essential services facility.

County of Sonoma Sheriff’s Headquarters and 911 Dispatch Center, Santa Rosa CA. A new 61,200 sf full-service Sheriff’s headquarters.

Dallas County 911 Emergency Communications and Operations Center, Dallas TX. Planning, programming and design for a new 15,000 sf facility.

Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Communications and Operations Center, Silverado CA. Programming, planning and concept design for the renovation and expansion of a 30,000 dispatch center.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department Administration and 911 Dispatch Center, Phoenix AZ. A new signature 126,000 sf facility.

Monterey County Consolidated Emergency Services Facility, Salinas CA. Programming and planning of a new multi-agency EOC.

Marin County Fire Dispatch Center, Woodacre CA. Predesign for the Marin County Fire Department central dispatch center renovation.

Marin County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center, San Rafael CA. Renovation within Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Marin Civic Center to accommodate 911 central dispatch center.

MUNICIPAL & PRIVATE FACILITIES

City of Palo Alto Public Safety Building, Palo Alto CA. A new 44,500 sf police headquarters, emergency dispatch, EOC and fire department administration building, over a new 150-car subterranean operational vehicle parking garage.

City of Cloverdale Public Safety Facility, Cloverdale CA. A new ground-up 15,000 sf small town police station.

Stanford University Department of Public Safety, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA. A new ground-up 30,000 sf campus police station.

Stanford University Emergency Operations Center & Electrical Communications Hub, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA. Planning, programming, design of a 9,000 sf EOC.

City of Hayward Fire Department, Fire Stations #1 - #5. Hayward CA. Planning, programming, facility assessment, construction documents in fire station remodels for 5 existing fire stations. 

City of Hayward Fire Department, Regional Fire Training Facility and Fire Station #6. Programming, design and construction documents for a new multi-acre fire training facility and replacement Fire Station #6. 

City of Porterville Public Safety Building, Porterville CA. A new 20,000 sf combined fire station and satellite police substation.

City of Charlotte Emergency 911 Communications Center, Charlotte, NC. Planning and programming for a new municipal 911 Call Center.

City of Vancouver Emergency Communications and Operations Centre, Vancouver BC, Canada. A dynamic new 70,000 sf, police/fire emergency operations and emergency 911 communications center.

City of Seattle Fire Station #10 Command Center (Fire/911 Dispatch/EOC), Seattle WA. A new 62,000 sf emergency operations and communications center, fire command center and six apparatus-bay fire station.

New York City Public Safety Answering Point Facility, New York NY. Peer programming and design review consultant.

City of Los Angeles Emergency Fire Dispatch and Police & Fire Operations Centers, Los Angeles CA. Programming and conceptual design of an 84,000 sf emergency operations and communications center /fire dispatch/police & fire operations centers collocated with a 40,000 sf fire station in downtown Los Angeles. 

City of Reno/Sparks/Washoe County 911/EOC, Reno, NV. Planning, programming and design of a 23,000 sf regional police/fire emergency operations and emergency communications center.

City of San Antonio, TX, Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Communications Center, San Antonio TX. Planning, programming and design of a 105 console, 40,000 sf multi agency emergency communications center.

City of San Jose South City Police Substation, San Jose, CA. Planning, programming, design and construction administration of a new 115,000 sf police sub-station.

City of Sonoma Fire Department Headquarters and Alternate EOC, CA. Planning, programming, design and construction administration for a new 16,000 sf fire station and alternate EOC.

City of San Jose Communications, Emergency Operations & Telecommunications Center, CA. Planning, programming and concept design for the expansion and renovation of the city’s 30,000 sf EOC and dispatch center.

City of Sausalito Public Safety Building, Sausalito CA. Planning, programming and schematic design of a new combined police/fire public safety building.

City of Oakland Fire Station #1/911/EOC, Oakland CA. Planning, programming and conceptual design of the City’s emergency operations and communications center & Fire Station #1.

City of Santa Monica Police/Fire Public Safety Building, CA. Planning, programming and conceptual design of a new 115,000 sf police/fire emergency operations and communications center.

City of Sonoma Police Department Headquarters and EOC, CA. Renovation/expansion project for a new 18,000 sf police station/EOC.

Town of Los Gatos, CA Police Department Operations Building and EOC. A new 13,000 sf police operations building and EOC.

City of San Jose Fire Station #24, San Jose CA. A new 11,378 sf fire station in a residential neighborhood.

 

COMMUNITY

Hayward Youth & Family Center, Hayward CA. A new 30,000 sf social services, education and health care hub for families and youth.

Kennedy Youth Center, Union City CA. A new 21,400 sf youth center in multi-phase adaptive reuse of existing community center; collaboratively designed with youth

REACH Ashland Youth Center, Alameda County (San Leandro) CA. A new 31,500 sf youth center with wrap-around social services for Alameda County Health Care Services; collaboratively designed with youth

Beats Rhymes and Life Headquarters (BRL), Oakland CA. A new headquarters for this remarkable, ground-breaking Hip Hop Therapy mental health service provider; collaboratively designed with BRL Academy youth.

Sonoma Splash Aquatics Center, Sonoma CA. Programming, master planning and design for a new $10 Million aquatic center & health club.

San Carlos Adult Community Center, San Carlos CA. Renovation and modernization of a 16,700 sf adult community center.

San Carlos Community & Aquatic Center, San Carlos CA. Feasibility study and site test fit diagrams for new aquatics center.

MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa, Sonoma CA. Planning, programming, design and construction administration of a remodeled 66,000 sf hotel, spa and restaurant.

California Avenue Parking Garage, Palo Alto CA. A new 637-car downtown parking structure with civic staircase and integrated public art program.

Sonoma Valley Teen Center “The Club”, Sonoma CA. Conversion of a 3000 sf existing bank building into a teen center for the Boys and Girls Club of Sonoma Valley.

Boys and Girls Club of Sonoma Valley, Sonoma CA. A new 23,000 sf picturesque facility within a much-loved community park.

Mendocino County Health and Human Services Department County-Wide Facility Master Plan. 

Mendocino Children’s Social Services Center, Ukiah CA. Adaptive reuse of a supermarket into a new 14,900 sf youth social service center.

Napa County Health and Human Services Office Campus Master Plan and Childcare Center, Napa CA. Facility program and phased construction of 92,000 sf modular office campus.

Solano County Health and Human Services Headquarters, Fairfield CA. Bridging documents for a new 120,000 sf headquarters building.

Sonoma Community Center, Sonoma CA. Master planning and Phase I architectural design services.

Sonoma County Human Services Department and Family Support Services Facility Program, Santa Rosa CA. 

Sonoma County Redevelopment Agency Redevelopment Area Facade and Exterior Improvement Program Master Services Agreement (various projects), Sonoma County CA. A community-wide commercial facade redevelopment project.

Sonoma Firehouse Village Affordable Housing and Community Center, Sonoma CA. A new 30-unit affordable housing complex with community room, laundry and playground facilities.

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma CA. Warehouse renovation for a new 8,000 sf Sonoma Valley Museum of Art.

Sonoma Veterans Building Renovation, Sonoma CA. Master planning and modernization.

Sonoma Valley Oaks Subdivision, Sonoma CA. Neighborhood master plan, planning approvals and prototypical residential unit design for 104 single-family market rate and affordable residences on 26 acres.

Valley of the Moon Children’s Home, Sonoma CA. Master planning and conceptual design for a 26,000 sf children’s residential and assessment facility.

Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, West Marin Service Center, Point Reyes Station, CA. Facilities assessment and renovation for the new 3,200 sf service center.

Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, 920 Grand Avenue Community Dental Clinic, San Rafael, CA. Feasibility Study, programming and conceptual design for adaptive reuse for a 5,200 sf community dental clinic.

Marin County General Services Administration Building, Garage and Corporation Yard Facility Assessment Study. Facilities condition assessment, planning, programming and conceptual design services for the renovation and expansion of a 17,800 sf existing county building and 155,000 sf corporation yard site.

Sonoma County Roads Department Sonoma Road Yard Renovation, Sonoma, CA. Facilities condition assessment, planning, programming and design services for the renovation of a 3,200 sf existing county building and associated site area improvements.

City of Sonoma General Mariano Vallejo Memorial Sculpture Installation, Sonoma CA. Design of public art installation and public viewing and seating area in the Historic Sonoma Plaza.

County of Sonoma “Springs’ Community Public Plaza Concept, Boyes Springs, CA. Conceptual design of a new outdoor public plaza, farmers market and community center for the Springs Community corridor along State Hwy 12 in Sonoma Valley California.