Heller & Metzger in Washington, DC

Center for the Intrepid

San Antonio, TX / SmithGroup – DC

Faced with an urgent need for this mission-critical physical rehabilitation center, SmithGroup expedited plans that enabled the design and construction of this specialized facility in just 18 months. The most advanced facility of its type in the world, the Center provides state-of-the-art rehabilitation therapy for soldiers wounded in the ongoing war on terror combined with sophisticated research in prosthetics, robotics, virtual reality and biomechanics. Physical training areas include an indoor pool, elevated running track, climbing wall, uneven terrain and obstacle simulations. The facility also houses one-of-a-kind technology such as a 300-degree virtual reality immersion environment and an advanced gait analysis laboratory.