CR architecture + design

Des Moines Fire Logistics
and Training Center

The Highlights

Project Type: Public Safety

Location: Des Moines, IA

Size: 48,274- sf

Services Used:

Graphic Design
Interior Architecture


Public Safety

A new facility for a growing department

Together with OPN Architects, CR is serving as design architect for this pre-engineered metal building includes apparatus bays, classrooms and multi-purpose areas, offices, a locker room, fitness room and spaces for the maintenance of fire vehicles and equipment. Designed for LEED Silver certification, the new facility will provide more space and better efficiency for the growing department. The maintenance area includes a welding booth, shop areas, and parts storage. The facility is further enhanced with an on-site burn building, multi-story training tower, roof ventilation simulator, driver training course, auto extrication, covered sheltered, simulated city buildings, draughting pit, obstacle course/confined space, CPAT course, technical rope rescue, rail yard and Hazmat.