Capitol Education Center

Capitol Education Center

Atlanta, GA

Designed as a visitor center to support the thousands of annual visitors to the Georgia State Capitol, the Capitol Education Center serves as a cultural education facility with advanced technologies.

The Center incorporates interactive educational exhibits, multimedia classrooms with distance learning and video conferencing capabilities, a broadcast newsroom and an auditorium, as well as a two-set sound stage and control room. The building includes 4,000 square feet of conference facilities comprising a commercial kitchen and bar area, restaurant and educational offices. The 30,000-square-foot Center also serves s a meeting and multimedia resource for its users.

Lord Aeck Sargent provided full architectural and interior design services from programming to post-occupancy. Designed and constructed on a fast-track schedule, the Center required separate bid packages for demolition and interior construction. LAS also provided ADA compliance, technology planning, design, procurement and implementation services.


Practice Areas

Environment/Heritage/Visitor Centers