Cedar Rapids, IA
Sited on the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids, IA, this United States District Courthouse brings together for the first time the District, Magistrate, and Bankruptcy Courts, as well as Appellate Court chambers, Probation Services, Congressional offices and the offices of the U.S. Attorney. Like older courthouses, all courtrooms have windows that fill the courtrooms with diffuse daylight. The Courthouse opened to the public on November 6, 2012. The Associate Architect is OPN Architects (300,000 g.s.f.)
> A recent Awareness into Action white paper featured Cedar Rapids Courthouse for its innovative solutions to security and sustainability design challenges.
2016 AIA/AAJ Justice Facilities Review Award;
2016 General Service Administration Design Award;
2014 AIA New England Chapter Honor Award;
2014 Boston Society of Architects, Design Excellence Award