7350 E Speedway Blvd.
Suite 210
Tucson, Arizona 85710

(520) 326-3700

Davis Monthan AFB Dormitory Area

DAVIS MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE
DORMITORY AREA PLAN

Ed Marley
Project Principal

Phil Swaim
Project Principal

This Master Plan redesigned the dormitory area to improve the quality of life for the residents by creating residential scale dorms and human scale, interactive courtyards.  By relocating parking to the perimeter, the area becomes pedestrian oriented and responds to blast protection as well as security issues.  Recreational facilities and ramadas create activity nodes.  The central dining facility with an outdoor eating plaza ensures the vitality of the core.  The consolidation of the educational facilities, library, post office, thrift shop, and other support functions into one building creates an interactive community center.  A three-day planning charette involved over 50 people in the consensus building process.

  • HIGHLIGHTS
  • Completed 2000
  • Parking relocated to perimeter
  • Pedestrian-focused central dining and  courtyard spaces
  • 2000 Air Force Citation Award
  • 2000 Air Combat Command Design Award

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