Shelby County Courthouse
Phased addition to the historic 100-year-old Shelby County Courthouse building located on historic Main Street in the town center of Columbiana, Alabama. At the time, Shelby County Courthouse was serving the fastest growing county in the state of Alabama. The site offered limited opportunity for expansion and the construction work would have to avoid disruption to ongoing Court Room proceedings. The design program required adherence to the building’s original historical characteristics with modern amenities and safe guards. The design proved to be a viable solution and involved the systematic construction of a three story addition with interior fit-out of the lower two floors. The third level would serve as an opportunity for future interior expansion.