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The following resources provide information on courthouse planning, design, security, and emergency preparedness topics.
CURRENT PLANNING TOPICS
Courthouse planning requires building occupants not only to contemplate the types of spaces and amenities that meet their current operational requirements but also to anticipate needs. By studying court management trends, building occupants and designers can foresee how the built environment may respond.
As courthouses across the nation begin to reopen, various building industry organizations have issued guidelines related to COVID-19 preparedness.
This paper provides examples of practical and attainable solutions for most self-help areas in courthouses.
Resuming in-person jury trials in existing courtrooms takes planning. Adjustments to how proceedings are conducted inside the courtroom are needed to keep court participants as safe as possible. Courts need practical solutions that can be implemented temporarily in existing courtrooms until the pandemic is over. Those solutions may be a combination of operational adjustments and changes to how space in the courtroom is used and occupied.
This report explores the successes and challenges of the County and Court leading up to the P3 award for the New Courthouse. These successes and challenges are discussed in detail in the following sections of this report:
COURTHOUSE PLANNING AND DESIGN GUIDE
Index of Topics
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BUILDING SECURITY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
Browse the following topics for relevant resource materials and publications.