KMA Architecture

KMA Architecture

San Diego, CA


NNSA Albuquerque Complex Project

KMA provided design services for this new 3-story 332,815 square foot administrative office building for 1200 employees and 19 different user groups. The facility consists of flexible office spaces, multi-purpose conference rooms, secure spaces, a fitness center, a large break-room with atrium courtyard with Photo-Voltaic glazing, a “Grab-n-Go” market, warehouse areas, a loading dock and more.

KMA worked extensively with NNSA and users to determine the design, quality, and equipment needs of each space, and to specify specialty A/V, security, lighting, MEP, and data/telecom/cabling systems.  The facility is a complex design incorporating open-office spaces with workstations, some private walled-offices and conference rooms belonging to various entities within 1 space. Building construction is structural steel framing with exterior non-load bearing walls of precast concrete sandwich panels and insulated metal panels.

To achieve LEED Gold certification, the project incorporates a “cool” roof, exterior sunshades, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, recycled content materials, electric vehicle charging stations, a roof-mounted photovoltaic array and photo-voltaic glazing,  The design will also conforms to the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings.

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Status: Under Construction
Location: Albuquerque, NM, US
Firm Role: Architect
Additional Credits: Stantec, ID Studios Inc., Stanley Consultants, Poole Fire Protection, Thornton Tomasetti, Yagade Consulting Inc., Opening Consultants Inc., Sites-Southwest, and the Weidt Group