KBR Subsidiary Bags DuPont Contract
According to KBR, DuPont's Chestnut Run Plaza - Phase 1 encompasses a five-story, 222,000-square-foot office building designated as Building 730. Designed to support 700 employees, Building 730 will include an 18,000-square-foot cafeteria intended to accommodate 400 people.
The Building Group's scope of work includes site infrastructure items such as utilities, parking and walking paths, as well as a new picnic pavilion (Building 731) for on-site company events.
A primary design objective for architect of record, KlingSubbins, was to create a flexible office building that is technologically advanced and cost effective, with enhanced energy and environmental performance. To maintain flexibility, the structural steel building will utilize an open floor-space design that includes raised floors and under-floor air distribution, and demountable partitions.
The Building Group's Washington office is responsible for this project, which is slated for completion in mid-December 2011.
Luther Cochrane, senior vice president at KBR and chairman of the Building Group, said: “This award demonstrates the value the Building Group offers to clients across the nation and provides the opportunity to further solidify KBR's commitment to provide DuPont with top quality services across multiple business lines.”
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