This 80,000-sq.-ft. building in the Central Florida Research Park in Orlando, Florida is a structure with a steel frame, elevated floors of concrete, a metal deck and steel beams. The building envelope is primarly precast concrete with a storefront glazing system.
The owner, Carley Corporation is a woman-owned business based in Orlando which produces technology based products used for training systems, simulators, courseware, software and electronic classrooms. Their customers include all branches of the Department of Defense, the federal government and numerous international organizations.
The building was one of the first major Florida projects to include DPR's Self Perform Work force logging over 14,000 man hours. Open, collaborative coordination between DPR, the Owner and the design team was smooth and allowed for quick decision-making, leading to a shorter project duration.