Relocation Planning and Design Services for Infantry Brigade Installation | Benham | Architecture, Engineering, & Designbuild Firm

Relocation Planning and Design Services for Infantry Brigade Installation

Project Description

  • Client: 
    Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic
  • Location: 
    Dal Molin Airfield, Vicenza, Italy

Benham prepared a comprehensive cost model for the 173rd Infantry Brigade’s new installation in Dal Molin Airfield, Vicenza, Italy, working in collaboration with NESCO International, our host consultant from Rome.

“Benham quickly responded and remained flexible as the program morphed. They were always willing to change the design to improve the customer satisfaction as long as code and regulation impacts were avoided." – Horace Miller, NAVFAC

We provided planning and design services for development of the site master plan, conceptual design, and preparation of DesignBuildSM request for proposal (RFP) documents for 19 types of facilities, totaling 2 million square feet. The preliminary Palladian-style design promotes sustainability of the site through an efficient arrangement of buildings and circulation patterns. Facilities include:

 Combined brigade and battalion headquarters
 Four company operations facilities
 Dining facility
 Three tactical equipment maintenance facilities
 Fire station Provost Marshals Office (PMO) facility
 Two barracks accommodating 600 personnel
 Physical fitness facility
 Two, six-story privately owned vehicle (POV) parking structures accommodating 900 cars each
 Recreation center
 Community services
 Training facility

Benham also conducted several planning and design charrettes that resulted in the generation of additional site development alternatives. Additional features in the site master plan include:

 Entry control facility
 Community support facilities such as Army Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES)
 Multipurpose/chapel facility
 Athletic fields
 Site utility infrastructure
 Central utility plant
 Site utility infrastructure

DesignBuild is a service mark of Benham in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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