Von Braun Complex – Commercial Office

General Contractor: Archer Western Contractors
Architect: LS3P Associates, Ltd.
Size: 839,873 SF

Von Braun Complex Phase III
Redstone Arsenal, AL
LEED Silver

Michael M. Simpson + Associates (MMSA) provided structural design services and construction administration for the Von Braun Complex Phase III at Redstone Arsenal, AL. The general office building with accessories includes a new six-story “L”- shaped, 620’ x 175′ / 590’ x 175’ structural steel frame structure and basement area. The complex is comprised of a structural steel elevated framing system with a perimeter, exterior non-load-bearing precast concrete wall building system. The roof framing consists of steel beam and joist framing. The building also incorporates all applicable Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (ATFP) measures. The ATFP requirements are attained with general site placement of proper stand-off, the use of anti-vehicular berms, bollards, and access control gates. ATFP building design elements include windows and glazing, security door hardware, and access control stations at main entry points.