NOAA Satellite Operations Center (Suitland, MD)
impervious, elminating the need
for a water detention pond or
increased stormwater piping,
while saving thousands of dollars.
The NOAA Satellite Operations Center will house current and future environmental satellite operations of national and global significance. GSA is building a new facility that not only enhances NOAA's mission but also expresses the function of the building. The desire to create a low-impact building in keeping with the scale of surrounding structures led to a green roof design that merges with the landscape.
|Building Name||National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration|
|Location||Suitland Federal Center, Suitland, Maryland|
|Architect||Morphosis/Einhorn Yaffee Prescott|
|Contractor||P.J. Dick, Inc.|
|Budgeted Cost||$81 million|
|Green Roof Area||146,000 sf|