West Palm Beach Army Reserve Center
RS&H designed the new Army Reserve Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, to educate and train military personnel. The center is composed of three buildings: a Training Center, a Storage Building, and an Organizational Maintenance Shop.
The Training Center is a two-story, 51,186-square-foot building that accommodates general purpose administrative, training, and unit storage functions. The first floor includes a lobby area, offices, a physical fitness area, showers, lockers, and unit storage cages. An assembly hall and kitchen, also provide space for troop formation, personnel assemblies, and dining facilities. Additionally, the arms vault and weapons simulator secures stored weapons, while the simulator provides weapons simulation training. The second floor houses classrooms, a learning center, a library, administrative offices, and support spaces.
The one-story, 3,304-square-foot Storage Building is comprised of caged spaces for storing operational equipment that does not require temperature or humidity control and staging. Ventilation is provided.
The Organizational Maintenance Shop is a 9,230-square-foot, one-story building that consists of a shared office area, tool room with tool cages, vehicle maintenance area, and support spaces. The vehicle maintenance area is a double-height space with a bridge crane for lifting vehicle parts and engines. Also included is a 600-square-foot standalone Flammable and Controlled Waste Storage building.