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Fairfax County Judicial Center

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1982, Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum. 4110 Chain Bridge Rd. (actually on Courthouse Rd. behind the courthouse)

The massive L-shaped, vaguely Brutalist structure of reinforced concrete has an atrium entrance at the center. The overall monotony gives it an oppressive air, perhaps appropriate for a judicial center.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Fairfax County Judicial Center", [Fairfax, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-NV42.3.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 68-68.

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