A re-interpretation of fire department vernacular in a contemporary design provides a distinguished building for the services and programs of the Fire Department. Design elements respond to the City’s civic complex while fire-engine red structured elements and lobby exhibit space tell the department’s heroic stories.
- Challenging context – contrast of vast openness and precedent of existing Commerce City Municipal Building required scale and material sensitivity
- Incorporated geothermal well field
- Historic artifacts displayed for residents enjoyment