Centers for Disease Control, Tom Harkin Global Communications Center

Atlanta, Georgia

As the virtual and physical portal for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the world, the Global Communications Center creates a welcoming, yet highly secured environment. Vital information is communicated from this site to more than 10,000 CDC employees, thousands of governmental units, and tens of thousands public health-science ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$340.39FEATURED IN2006 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized worldwide, making the center the singular architectural icon for the CDC.

In one cohesive architectural expression, the facility provides on-campus and remote learning and informational services through high-definition television, microphotography, graphic arts and Internet studios, as well as a conference center and the CDC comprehensive medical library.

Designed in close collaboration with the CDC, the facility appropriately expresses the CDC’s image and enormously enhances its functionality as an unparalleled leader to the world of public health.