Multifamily news in Architecture & Design - Washington DC

  • Hartman Design Group Makes Statement at The Perry

    Catering to a broad, mixed-generational demographic, The Perry is the first luxury rental to be constructed in Potomac. Its north building will open in June 2015.

  • Condos Benefitting From Art

    The very trendy U Street corridor in Washington, D.C., is kicking it up a notch with ArtView.

  • Smithsonian Unveils Plans for $2B South Mall Campus Renovation

    By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor The Smithsoninan plans to renovate its South Mall campus. Last week, the institution unveiled a $2 billion master plan to revitalize the museums and gardens along Independence Avenue S.W., from Seventh to 12th streets. Denmark-based Bjarke Ingels Group, a noted international architectural firm, was hired to design the plan. It [...]

  • Team of OMA + OLIN Wins 11th Street Bridge Park Design Competition

    When the 11th Street Bridge Park Design competition launched on March 20, 2014, more than 80 companies representing 41 landscape architect/architect teams submitted their proposals to transform an old freeway bridge into the D.C.’s first elevated park, over the Anacostia River. Now, after seven months, the winner has finally been announced.

  • ASLA’s Chinatown Green Streets Demonstration Project to Help D.C. Become Nation’s Greenest City

    The American Society of Landscape Architects is greening the District’s streets. Well, not all of them, just the ones surrounding its headquarters, in Chinatown. ASLA is working on the Chinatown Green Streets Demonstration Project, a project meant to help the District become one of the greenest cities on the planet.

  • Preliminary Designs for Renovated Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Unveiled

    Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library opened its doors to the public in 1972. As many of its systems need to be updated or replaced, the facility will now be renovated to accommodate 21st century library services and meet the needs of the city’s residents. The DC Public Library has presented preliminary design images of the renovated Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library at a community meeting, on Monday, May 19.

  • Kettler to Build Mixed-Use High-Rise in Bethesda, Md.

    After closing a construction loan with Helaba, developer Kettler unveils plans for a 101-unit high-rise in Bethesda, Md.

  • JBG to Open 245-Unit Apartment Community in D.C.’s Shaw Neighborhood in 2015

    Washington D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood, located in the city's Northwest quadrant, has attracted a lot of attention over the last few years. The JBG Companies is just the latest developer interested in this area named after Union Colonel Robert Gould Shaw. The Chevy Chase-based private real estate development firm plans to bring a new, dynamic, mixed-use apartment community at the intersection of 8th Street and Florida Avenue.

  • Balfour Beatty Construction Selected for George Mason University Student Housing Project

    The George Mason University in Fairfax is growing and looking to become an active 24/7 campus. To help meet the continuing demand for undergraduate housing, the university has selected Balfour Beatty Construction to lead the design-build team for their new student housing facility, Shenandoah Housing VIIIB, also called Taylor Hall. Balfour Beatty Construction has worked on three other projects for George Mason University, including the construction of another housing facility.

  • Clark Awarded $215M Inova Women’s Hospital & Children’s Hospital Construction Contract

    By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor The Clark Construction Group recently announced its selection by Inova Health System to build the 665,000-square-foot Inova Women’s Hospital & Children’s Hospital, the largest phase of its capital improvement program. Clark is currently the top-ranked general contractor in Modern Healthcare’s Construction & Design Survey, with more than $1 billion in [...]