Army Reserve Center

Army Reserve Center

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Rain gardens. Transpiring solar collectors. Pollutant stripper wells. This new Army Reserve Center (ARC) is bursting at its insulated concrete form walls with sustainable design features. Built in the often-cloudy Pacific Northwest, the center features huge expanses of energy-efficient glass and solar tubes to maximize available daylighting and was designed to harmonize with the surrounding white pine forest.

Project Details

TESSERE designed this 120,000-square-foot facility at Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, Washington, to support tactical operations, surgical, and food laboratories. The training center includes a medical simulation training room, SIPRNET training room, assembly hall, library and learning center, arms vault, kitchen, and physical fitness areas. The organizational maintenance shop features repair bays, a bridge crane, lubrication system, and tools and parts storage.


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