Aspinall Lessons for High Performance Through Design Build

  • Jun 12, 2015

The Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, U.S. General Services Administration sponsored a University of Minnesota research study on project-delivery best practices that can be used to advance the development of high-performing buildings.

Beck’s design and build project, the Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, wass recommended for study by the GSA as one with an “exemplary project team(s) with outstanding building outcomes.”

The full study Success in High-Performance Building Design and Project Delivery in the Federal Sector Research Report, authored by Renée Cheng, AIA, Professor in School of Architecture at University of Minnesota can be accessed here.

The detailed study on the Aspinall project’s sustainability achievements and success as a design-build project delivery method can be downloaded here.