Guilford County Detention Center

New Detention Center
Greensboro, NC

The new Guilford County New Detention Center will provide all basic service components to accommodate an ultimate population of 1,600 inmates.  The 400,000 SF facility is an eight story building plus basement area, penthouse, and tunnel. Housing units include forty bed single cell pods, forty eight bed double cell pods, and medical/substance abuse units of single cell and dormitory combinations. The structural system consists of concrete columns and flat two-way concrete slabs with drop caps, concrete shear walls, interior masonry walls and exterior precast walls.  The foundation consists of concrete spread footings.

Award: ACEC-NC 2011 Honors Award

Size: 400,000 SF

Architect: Moseley Architects, PC

Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction

Photo credit: Moseley Architects, PC

Michael M. Simpson & Associates, Inc.
213 East Broad Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Telephone: 864.331.1201
Fax: 864.331.1070