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The Administration Building project included the construction of a new two-story building encompassing approximately 55,279 SF. The building provides office space of the various County departments and additional spaces to meet the County’s future expansion needs. Improvements to the entire property and portions of City property included off-site improvements, paving, landscaping, site concrete and tie-ins to public utilities. The building was comprised of a steel structure with metal stud, plaster, curtain wall exterior and a metal roof.

The Superior Courthouse project consisted of the renovation, alteration and construction of an existing 20,000 SF structure that was formerly being utilize as the County’s Administration Building. The project resulted in a single-story courthouse encompassing 21,346 SF. The demolition work portion included selective demolition of all architectural finishes and non-structural wood-framing leaving just a wood-framed skeleton. Roebbelen oversaw the additional seismic upgrades including steel posts, blocking and strapping to existing wood-framed structure. The exterior finishes were integral color lath/plaster, aluminum entrance and storefronts, wood siding and asphalt shingle roofing. Interior programmed spaces included tenant improvements and build-out of the courtrooms, office, public service areas, judicial chambers, lawyer offices, jury deliberation rooms, security control room and detention cell areas. This project also included complex building systems such as detention security system and equipment, video surveillance, detention doors/hardware with automated controls, energy management system, monitored intrusion alarm, monitored fire alarm and electronic access control to doors and gates throughout the site and building.

Amador County Courthouse and Administrative Building
Jackson, CA
County of Amador
Western Council of Construction Consumers – Distinguished Project Award
Glass Architects