The new civic center design was the result of several charrettes with the City of New Smyrna Beach and community stakeholders. The single-story building features a 600-seat assembly space with panoramic views of the Indian River. The main space, which can be partitioned to accommodate multiple functions and events, is served by a central reception area, catering kitchen, and support spaces. Outdoor space is also maximized with a 7,500 sf riverside terrace and a lawn for concerts and performances. The project complies with LEED requirements for energy efficiency to reduce operating costs for the City while providing its residents with a valuable community asset.