U.S. Courts Design Guide  


The U.S. Courts Design Guide (Design Guide) sets forth the federal judiciary’s requirements for the design, construction, and renovation of court facilities and is intended for use by judges, architects, engineers, General Services Administration (GSA) personnel, and court administrators who are involved in federal court construction projects.

This latest edition of the Design Guide is intended to provide guidance for the interpretation and applicability of building standards and Judiciary policy, and to incorporate industry standards and best practices for the design and construction of federal courthouses.

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