Raytheon/Hughes E.D.S.G.


The project consisted of two 6-story office buildings totaling 300,000 square feet. The project is also comprised of three levels of subterranean parking to accommodate 1,600 cars. The entire interior space was developed for Hughes E.D.S.G. on a design-build basis. The Hughes Electro-Optical & Data Systems Group Strategic Defense Initiative (S.D.I.) facility includes: Department of Defense controlled access booths, SCIF areas with sound masking, eight computer rooms, a telecommunications command center with fully redundant back-up systems, electronic component development laboratories, and multiple focal plane laboratories for laser research. It also includes open office areas, demountable partitions, and high-level executive suites with custom cabinetry. The project was completed in seventeen months from the start of design to Certificate of Occupancy.

Location Manhattan Beach, CA
Owner Hughes Aircraft Company
Architect Nadel Architects, Interior Architects