Commercial, 325,000 SF
Originally built as an ice sporting facility, the Uline Arena changed ownership over the years and eventually became a general entertainment space known as the Coliseum. In 1964, the Coliseum hosted the Beatles for their first sold-out performance in the U.S. An ice-making facility is located on the east side of the property that declined in use along with the Coliseum over the years. This adaptive reuse project links the arena to the ice house building transforming it into one mixed-use complex, with retail use on the ground levels and offices above. A new parking garage was added to the southeast corner of the site, terraced green balconies to the east, and an entry plaza on the northeast corner. Work done at Antunovich Associates.
Gang of Three
Commercial, 20,000 SF
Located in historic Blagden Alley this project initially consisted of three separate existing victorian rowhomes which were combined into a single commercial property. An addition was inserted to stitch the east facing rowhomes to a small carriage house that faces the alley. The rowhomes maintain their individual historic appearance on the exterior but are connected internally at each floor. The basements were underpinned, connected and expanded to twice the original footprint. The industrial material palette of stacked concrete masonry units, steel channel window frame and ipe wood accents used on the addition is inspired by the adjacent alley. Work done at Antunovich Associates.
K-12 Education, 120,000 SF
Initially built as a corporate headquarters in the 80’s, this office space was leased by BASIS, a renowned national charter school program headquartered in Arizona. Adaptive reuse from office to educational use focused on renovating the north half of the building, including two existing atria that allow daylight to penetrate deep into the classrooms and main entrance. The existing escalators were removed in favor of a central gathering stair inserted into the north atrium that connects the lower dining hall to the main entrance. Indoor recreation space was created by removing several bays of concrete slab to create a double height multipurpose room. Work done at Perkins Eastman
University of Mary Washington, Mason & Randolph Halls
Higher Education, 108,000 SF
This project is a major renovation and addition to twin 1950s Georgian style residence halls. The existing halls faced each other across an open green space, connected externally by a central terrace, and on the interior by two below grade floors of dormitory space. The renovation updates the dormitories integrating study, lounge, kitchen, bicycle storage, laundry spaces and faculty apartments throughout the existing buildings. A central gathering space, featuring seminar spaces for campus-wide use, was added to the original terrace location creating a circulation spine connecting the two existing buildings end to end. LEED Gold sustainability certification was achieved by integrating a number of features including educational kiosks that display live energy data. Work done at Bowie Gridley Architects
UPMC Vision and Rehabilitation Tower at UPMC Mercy
Vision Care, 410,000 SF
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is investing $2 billion in three new specialty hospitals dedicated to Vision and Rehabilitation, Heart and transplant, and Cancer care. This Vision center will serve as a hub for clinicians, researchers, educators, and commercial partners for medical advancement. Located along the Monongahela River on UPMC’s campus in the Uptown neighborhood, the project consists of a nine-story research tower and a four-story hospital that includes surgery, clinics and a pharmacy. The tower houses offices, research labs, and conference rooms, most of which are linked by a large glass staircase that promotes interaction. Work done at HOK
Children’s National Regional Outpatient Center
Pediatric, 60,000 SF
Located in the thriving Woodmore Towne Center, this new Children’s National facility will bring world class pediatric services to the Prince George’s community. Services include Orthopedics, Urgent Care, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Diagnostics, and Ambulatory Surgery. The welcoming entrance features a landscaped two-lane drop off under a gracious canopy and waiting areas filled with daylight from the north facing curtain wall system. Work done at Perkins Eastman