U.S. Courts Design Guide
Provide base that is a minimum of four inches (100 mm) high, ceramic tile
with sanitary cove.
Use tile trim pieces for finished corners and edges.
Provide ceramic tile floor that meets ANSI A137.1, installed with thin-set
water-proof mastic (method F122-90), as specified in the Tile Council of
Use painted gypsum wallboard with a paint finish for ceiling.
At least three movable armchairs and one or more side tables must be accommodated in
judges' robing rooms.
Judges' robing rooms must allow access to private toilets for the judges' use, with
separate men's and women's toilet rooms. The toilets must be provided a soundlock.
See Table 6.1 for specific features of judges' private toilets.
Individual full-sized lockers for robes and other garments should be provided in the
judge's robing room, as well as full-length mirrors. Each locker should be 12 inches
(300 mm) wide by 12 inches (300 mm) deep by 72 inches (1825 mm) high, with one
shelf and coat rod.
In addition, the lockers should have the following:
AWI custom-grade, hardwood veneer casework with solid hardwood doors
and frames, stained and finished with a transparent sealer
Adjustable concealed hinges
Judges' robing rooms have at least one duress alarm device, easily accessible from any
point in the room. Doors to judges' robing rooms must have key locks or electronic
access control devices. The toilet must have a privacy lock.
Acoustic requirements for judges' robing rooms are similar to those for judges'
conference rooms. For privacy, the judges' robing room must be acoustically and