Public Safety Training Academy
LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects was retained by Baker and Associates as the lead designer/executive architect for the new Public Safety Training Academy in Montgomery County, Maryland. This $70M project provides the primary training facility for the Departments of Police and Fire & Rescue in a 13 building complex. The PSTA campus includes a new 115,000 s.f. Academic Building with 18 classrooms, ALS Lab/Classroom, a large multi-purpose lunch room, driver training simulation labs, a leadership command center, a video development suite, a gymnasium, a physical training/weight room, a defensive tactics training room, staff and student locker rooms, and an indoor firing range.
The PSTA campus also includes a Canine Training Building, a Training Fire Station, High Bay Interior Fire Training Building, two Fire Training “Burn” Buildings, Special Operations – Urban Search and Rescue Training, a police response training Cityscape, a driver training track, a Driver Training Classroom Building and driver training skills pad and skid pan.
The facility is targeting LEED Silver. Sustainable design strategies include: Brownfield Redevelopment, Recycled Content Materials, Vegetative and Low SRI Roofs, Regional Materials, Water Efficient Landscaping, Low VOC Interior Finishes, Rapidly Renewable Materials
- Silver Winner / Firehouse Station Design Awards 2018
Members of LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects attended the groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 for the new Public Safety Training Academy at the Montgomery County Multi Agency Service Park…
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On Friday, October 28, 2016 County officials celebrated the grand opening of the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Academy. The last project in Ike Leggett's Smart Growth initiative, the facility will…
Montgomery County's Public Safety Training Academy in Gaithersburg provides increased instructional capacity and training environments for firefighters and police. In 2016, Montgomery County, MD, opened the new Montgomery County Public…