James A. Cummings

Aventura Government Center/Police & Cultural Center

This project included the construction of a new 5-story Government Center, Police Facility and Cultural Center. The building is approximately 80,000 square feet and includes a parking garage, a complete police facility with dispatch and detention capabilities, a 2nd floor exterior plaza courtyard, a Council Chambers Auditorium, and various other office spaces. The structure includes post tension construction, pre-cast tilt up construction, masonry, and prestressed joist and soffit beam construction. Unique building aspects include a 95-foot high curtain wall facade designed and tested for hurricane conditions in accordance with DCPA requirements and colored pre-cast tilt up concrete panels which were designed and installed in a tilted and overlapping position.