municipal

Acworth Police Headquarters

Acworth Police HeadquartersAcworth, Georgia
 

To say that the headquarters of the Acworth Police Department (APD) was small and outdated would be grossly understating the challenges the old facility created for department personnel. Since 1995, the APD has served the Acworth community from a converted cabinet shop, whose 5,000 square feet were ill suited for a modern police headquarters. And so, “by the grace of God and the blessing of the taxpayers,” according to Police Chief Wayne Dennard, the department moved into a beautiful new facility, designed by CROFT, and optimized for the staff and the public safety services they provide.


CROFT’s master plan provided a way for the department to meet their needs while staying within budget. The plan included small renovation strategy in lieu of demolition – such as the repurposing of an existing 3,000 square feet cable network building - that reduced the budget by more than $1 million, while still delivering all the features on the department’s wish list.
— Police Chief Wayne Dennard


SERVICES PROVIDED

 
  • Architecture
  • MEP
  • Structural
  • Civil
  • Fire Protection
  • Renovation
  • Programming
  • Site Selection
  • Subsurface Utilities
  • Cost Estimating
  • Value Engineering
  • Design Charrettes
  • Master Planning
 

Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial Park

Dallas, Georgia

 

CROFT provided full architectural, structural, MEP engineering, and construction administration support for the development of a 3,000 person outdoor amphitheater and public park venue in Dallas, GA. This outdoor concert and park facility creatively integrated unused space between the Paulding County government complex and US Highway 278 to provide a passive park facility with amenities to serve residents of all ages.

By converting unused acreage around a large existing facility, the CROFT / Lowe design team developed a park concept that not only minimized the cost of maintenance but allowed the existing parking infrastructure around the government complex to become a 7‐day a week asset to serve the citizens of Paulding County. The facility was designed to support two simultaneous large outdoor events and to take advantage of the extensive road network that supports the government complex to support traffic flow in/out of the park. Dedicated to area veterans, the park is outfitted with patriotic‐themed signage as well as architectural elements reminiscent of historic Paulding County.


SERVICES PROVIDED

 
  • Architecture
  • Master Planning
  • Hardscape Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Amphitheater Design
  • MEP
  • Audio Visual
  • Structural
  • Civil
  • Geotechnical
  • Subsurface Utilities
  • Wayfinding & Signage
  • Playground
  • Fitness Areas
  • Cost Estimating
  • Design Charrettes
  • Permitting