Protus3 completed the Security Design and Support Services Project for O’Brien/Atkins for the Durham Police Headquarters Complex.
The Durham Police Headquarters Complex will be an iconic City of Durham facility housing many sensitive police and public safety functional areas. This building must present and promote a sense of public trust, confidence, and safety to the community. It must also maintain a strong, secure environment. These opposing concepts created many challenges with respect to security and required significant planning and coordination.
The successful design of this complex requires and understanding of the master security program. This program typically includes personnel, policies/procedures and technology. Not one aspect of the program can complete a fully functional security operation. The initial planning process includes the concepts and requirements of security. These considerations also continue through the commissioning process.
About the Architect
O’Brien Atkins Associates is an interdisciplinary design firm that partners with clients. They listen closely to help them successfully achieve their goals. O’Brien/Atkins recognizes that clients don’t exist to build spaces, but instead aspire to make discoveries, develop products, or deliver services that can help change the world. They support their objectives with creative, sustainable designs.