Location: Dover, DE
Square Feet: 20,000
Year Completed: 2012
Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers
Architect: Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects
Awards: ABC 2013 Excellence in Construction, LEED Silver Certification
The DAFB Chapel center is a 20,000 SF Multi-Denominational Chapel and AFMAO Building (Air Force Mortuary Affairs Office, AFMAO – this building houses a Grieving Room similar to a Funeral Home where families can gather to grieve) with ancillary services such as administration offices, classrooms and multipurpose gathering rooms. The project obtained a LEED Silver Certification. Numerous Innovation and Design Credits were pursued and achieved, including a Green Advantage Certification for our subcontractors. Additionally, the option for Enhanced Commissioning was exercised.