Atlanta Readiness Center

Client: Georgia Department of Defense, for the Georgia National Guard
Completion Date: 2013
Location: Atlanta


Burns & McDonnell was selected by the Georgia Department of Defense to provide comprehensive planning, A-E design and construction support services for the new Atlanta Readiness Center for the Georgia Army National Guard for an existing site in Atlanta.

The readiness center will provide primary facilities totaling approximately 62,300 square feet. It will include an assembly hall, arms vault, administration offices and classrooms. Associated spaces include a maintenance storage facility and a flammable materials storage building.

The telecommunication requirements include design of a secure classified data room, tactical operations room, and connection to an outside satellite and antenna farm. Other systems include closed-circuit surveillance systems, intrusion detection systems and mass notification systems.