TMCnet - World's Largest Communications and Technology Community



Offices of State Judiciary of Colorado Moving to New Green Building

Green Builders

Welcome to
Green Builders

Green Builders - Featured Article

December 05, 2012

Offices of State Judiciary of Colorado Moving to New Green Building

By Madhubanti Rudra
TMCnet Contributor


As a boost to the state’s judicial system, the State of Colorado has received a new judicial center. Delivered two months earlier than the anticipated project time, the $258-million Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center will house several offices of the state’s judiciary.

With previous court building at the Denver Newspaper Agency Building becoming too expensive to maintain, the Colorado Judicial Department decided to move to a new building, and accordingly engaged the Urban Land Institute in 2005 to develop a solution.

The Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center will be located at 14th and Broadway.

The new judicial complex has been developed by Trammell Crow Company, designed by Fentress Architects and built by Mortenson Construction.

The 695,767-square-foot Colorado Judicial Center includes a courthouse and a 12-story office tower, including a 327-car parking facility. Currently seven judicial and legal agencies are scattered over 10 Denver locations.

The new judicial complex will consolidate these offices in a single location. This is expected to add to the efficiency of the state’s judicial system.

The 12-story office tower will house judicial and legal agencies, while the courthouse will be home to two courtrooms for the Court of Appeals, a courtroom for the Colorado Supreme Court, the Colorado Supreme Court Library, and an educational civics learning center that will feature interactive exhibits showcasing the role of the American justice system.

Located at the south side of Civic Center Park, the neoclassical Judicial Center is surrounded by other prestigious civic and cultural structures such as Colorado State Capitol, the Denver City and County Building, the Denver Art Museum, and the Denver Public Library Central Branch.

The new building has been designed and built to endure a 100-year plus lifespan, according to the builders. The center is committed to achieving energy efficiency and on its way to obtaining a LEED certification.

Last month, Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction announced that Sera Maloney, PE of Mortenson Renewable Energy Groups, was named the winner of the Be Inspired Awards in the Innovation in Land Development, Engineering and Management category.

Looking to grow your channel opportunities? Then be sure to attend Channel Vision Expo (CVx), collocated with ITEXPO Miami 2013, Jan 29- Feb. 1 in Miami, Florida.  Stay in touch with everything happening at Channel Vision Expo. Follow us on Twitter.

Edited by Braden Becker

View all Green Builders Articles >>>

Green Builders Related Articles

Technology Marketing Corporation

35 Nutmeg Drive Suite 340, Trumbull, Connecticut 06611 USA
Ph: 800-243-6002, 203-852-6800
Fx: 203-866-3326

General comments:
Comments about this site:


© 2018 Technology Marketing Corporation. All rights reserved | Privacy Policy