This project renovated a historic building for the Ship Nuclear Engineering Management division in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Originally built in 1906, Building M-32 is listed on the National Historic Register and required collaboration with the State Historic Preservation Office during the design and construction process. The project included:
- Updated finishes such as textile composite flooring, porcelain and mosaic tile and millwork.
- Historic restoration to wood doors and casings, exposed brick, and windows on the basement level and bell tower.
- Replacing windows with blast-resistant replicas.
- Updates to the elevators, guardrails, and HVAC, plumbing, electrical and fire protection systems.
- Exterior renovations involving demolition, utilities, a bio-retention pond, an outdoor terrace area and two mechanical yards.
Building M-32’s updated facility consists of executive and administrative office space – both open and private, classrooms/training space, kitchens, mechanical/electrical/IT rooms, front entry arcade lobby, secure and non-secure conference rooms, secured storage space and a dining facility.