AECOM to provide master planning and design services for the United States Air Force Academy’s campus development
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced it has been awarded a sole-source indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide master planning, architecture, and engineering services to the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). In this role, AECOM will deliver multi-disciplined planning and conceptual designs in support of USAFA’s efforts to approach the campus through a consistent and efficient manner, including new buildings and systems that integrate sustainable best practices and conservation of natural resources.
“For more than two decades, we’ve proudly partnered with USAFA to provide solutions to some of its most challenging architectural and engineering projects, touching every building on campus,” said Lara Poloni, AECOM’s president. “As the U.S. embarks on a historic period of infrastructure investment, we’re pleased to further our enduring relationship with the federal government and offer USAFA the strength and capacity of our local technical team combined with our global network of professionals to deliver comprehensive integrated services that will help the Academy further its mission in education, athletics, and training.”
With an emphasis on USAFA’s strategic plan, AECOM will leverage its experience in higher education, historic preservation, and facility and supporting infrastructure design to create a master plan for future development of the campus. AECOM’s scope includes community, agency, and constituency outreach and collaboration; data and spatial analysis; visualization of planning efforts; creation of district and sustainability component plans; environmental services; historic preservation recommendations; and conceptual cost estimating.
“As USAFA commences this major campus development, we’re honored to provide our depth and breadth of expertise to help plan the Academy’s campus of the future,” said Sean Chiao, chief executive of AECOM’s global Buildings + Places business. “We understand the important historical context necessary to develop modern designs that respect and complement the campus’ heritage. We’re excited to support USAFA in delivering a visually compatible, functional, and flexible campus with a focus on innovation, sustainability, and technological best practices – helping to continue its legacy of leadership and service for generations to come.”
AECOM’s portfolio of work at USAFA includes master planning, facility assessments, building renovations, environmental services, and airfield designs, including the iconic and historic Cadet Chapel, Sijan Hall, Kettle Creek Dam, and the new Madera Cyber Innovation Center.
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