This judicial facility incorporates the courts and offices of the 7th Judicial Circuit. Architects Design Group analyzed the judicial needs of the Circuit and subsequently provided design services for the design-build project delivery of the new facility.
This three-story, 80,000 square foot structure, incorporates all of the functions necessary for the efficient operation of an independent judicial facility: Courts, Judge’s offices, Clerk of the Court offices, State Attorney’s offices, Public Defender’s offices, Witness Management offices, Court Reporter offices, temporary holding cells and security offices, are included in the complex.
The facility is located in an urban area of downtown Daytona Beach, in close proximity to other existing and planned county facilities. The completed project includes modern design concepts of judicial planning; including, critical security systems, controlled access and separate means of circulation for the public, judicial services and prisoners. The site design was provides safe and effective pedestrian access to a major bus terminal (VOTRAN) which was designed by ADG under a separate contract with Volusia County.