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Architecture and Engineering Overview
GSA establishes and maintains policies and criteria regarding architecture and engineering design practice and building technology, building systems, products, and materials based on the objectives established for the national capital program. These standards set performance objectives for the private sector technical consulting firms expertise to GSA.
GSA also manages national programs in such areas as sustainable design, workplace productivity, fire protection/life safety, and design and cost benchmarking. GSA participates on numerous federal interagency committees regarding design policies, national standard setting panels, code bodies, and other design and construction organizations. In addition, GSA provides outreach to governments, urban interest groups, cities and federal agencies on GSA's urban programs, policies, and best practices.
Last Reviewed 8/15/2008