Oakland Air Traffic Control Tower
Features: 15,000 SF federal government air traffic control tower facility consisting of a 2-story administrative building with cast-in-place concrete walls and a 236 foot tall structural steel tower with pre-cast blast panels, and insulated metal panels cladding, and high strength cab glass curtain wall system. Foundations include concrete piles, grade beams, stem walls, and slabs on grade. The landscaped site includes an AOA high security fencing/operated gate system, 660 LF of vinyl sea-wall, bio-swales, gravel pavers, electrical retractable bollards, parking canopies, and concrete paving parking lot. Also included is off-site, airport underground conduit and cabling work to tie the new ATCT into the existing airport communications system. This is a federal recovery/stimulus funded project with all required ARRA reporting. The project will receive a LEED Gold rating, which includes 200KW of solar PV panels and 95% construction waste recycling.
Owner: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Architect: Leo A. Daly