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Architecture includes new construction and modernization of federally owned buildings or of privately owned, federally occupied buildings.

Art comprises visual arts commissioned for new construction and modernization projects through the GSA Art in Architecture Program.

Conservation encompasses analysis, treatment, and reinstallation of existing works of art. Construction refers to the meticulous realization of GSA projects.

Construction refers to the meticulous realization of GSA projects.

Engineering includes structural solutions, mechanical systems, electrical systems, and new applications of technology in newly completed or upgraded buildings. 

Landscape Architecture consists of newly completed or upgraded public outdoor spaces at federally owned buildings or at privately owned, federally occupied buildings. The category also includes limited‐scope outdoor modernizations.

Preservation refers to projects undertaken in historic structures that are consistent with GSA’s preservation policy and stewardship goals, as well as the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

Urban Design and Planning recognizes that GSA properties shape adjacent public spaces and neighborhoods. The category applies to plans, projects, or processes that support local planning initiatives, improve GSA’s engagement with non-federal stakeholders, or address a community’s needs or advance its long-term resilience.

Workplace projects span the many places where federal employees focus, collaborate, and interact with the public: lobbies and other interior common spaces, workplace interiors including labs, and limited-scope interior modernizations.

On the Boards comprises GSA‐authorized concepts in any of the above categories, which are as yet unbuilt.