Comprised of three rectangular two-storey volumes, the modern design communicates thedepartment’s forward-thinking philosophies. Significantly larger than the existing facility thenew sustainable facility includes a 54,000 sq ft new main building, a 7,000 sq ft vehiclemaintenance facility, and 115,000 sq ft parking structure. The replacement station’s internalorganisation provides a light-filled, cohesive sense of space for 200+ officers and staff.
The exterior walls are highlighted by a staccato rhythm of rectangular windows and insets,while an open plaza sets off the striking public entrance. The station’s layered-glass entry walladds an artistic focal point to the community, while creating a welcoming public entrance.The glass façade allows light and diffused views into the lobby by day, transforming into aglowing beacon by night. The design also provides the necessary security while maintaining asense of openness and energy. The station is an excellent model of sustainability, designed toachieve a high LEED® certification.