P R O J E C T D E S C R I P T I O N
The West Virginia legislature selected this site as the new home for the State's archaeological collections. GDA assessed the storage needs and developed several expansion alternatives for the 1970's structure. GDA prepared plans for a 9,000 sf addition to provide 20 years of archival storage and a research facility. Project cost estimate came within 1% of the actual bid received. Worked with the State Historic Preservation Office to create a design, which did not detract from the nation's largest native American Indian burial mound.GDA prepared a phasing sequence for the temporary isolation of contaminated collections to the ultimate full storage potential at the facility.
CLIENT: WV Division of Culture & History
LOCATION: Moundsville, WV