Chapter 10: Judiciary-Related Offices
Attorney, Bankruptcy Administrator, and Federal Defender must be provided with the
finishes listed below or equivalent. These finishes represent a quality standard or
benchmark and are not intended to dictate specific design solutions or treatments.
General office areas and other assigned spaces must be finished according to
requirements contained in the General Services Administration's (GSA) Facilities
Standards for the Public Buildings Service.
All finishes must respond to construction-
budget limitations and life-cycle cost
Use gypsum wallboard on metal stud construction, finished with Type II
vinyl wall covering or high-quality paint.
Use a four-inch (100 mm), high-coved vinyl base, typical throughout (unless
dictated by design conditions).
Doors and Frames
Use American Woodworking Institute (AWI) custom-grade, hardwood
veneer, solid core doors.
Door frames are either solid hardwood jambs, door stops, and casings or
hollow metal, as dictated by the design or existing building decor.
Use suspended acoustical tile and/or gypsum wall board finishes, as dictated
by the design or existing building decor.
Provide other ceiling elements, such as soffits, perimeter coves, recesses, and