Lackland Air Force Base Dormitory 1
San Antonio, TX
Architect: Merrick & Company
Joint venture of Satterfield & Pontikes Construction and Balfour Beatty Construction to build a premier model dormitory for the new Airman Training Complex in San Antonio. The structure houses 1,248 airman recruits and 13 administrative personnel. The facility, with mechanical penthouse level and utility crawl space, features a four-story atrium capped by translucent panels to allow daylight to the ground floor. Construction elements include concrete with metal deck flooring, cast-in-place concrete columns, CMU interior partitions, aluminum windows with translucent glazing, sandblast exposed granite finish, smooth finish pre-cast panels, standing seam metal roofing, stucco finish and pre-finished metal fascia.