Portfolio - The Guardian Center

The Guardian Center
Project Type: Completed Projects
Location: Perry, GA
Square Feet: 350,000 SF
Completion: December 2012
Location: Perry Parkway, Perry, GA

Owner: The Guardian Centers of Georgia, LLC

Building Information

Construction type: New Construction - Noncombustible Type IIB
Size: 350,000 SF (52 building designed as mock city)
Tenant: Leased to local, state and federal government agencies


Guardian Center of Georgia is a first of its kind in the United
States. It is a vital response training facility constructed as a disaster
simulator used by local municipalities, the US Army, Homeland Security and
other jurisdictional authorities. The project consists of several different
components; a simulated city with multi-story building, command center
building with roof top helipad, dynamic collapsing structures, flooded
residential area, mock subways and an arena.

Design Team

Architect: COR3 Design, LLC
Structural Engineer: Fuller Consulting Engineers
Mechanical Engineer: Leblanc Welch Engineers
Electrical Engineer: H2L