Windmill Parc at Dulles Town Center

Located in the Dulles Town Center development, this new apartment community consists of five types of residential apartment buildings, totaling 433 one to three bedroom units.  The apartment buildings, 18 in total, is spread out over a 19.4-acre parcel located to the southeast of the Dulles Town Center shopping mall.  The phased construction of the structures includes four-story wood-framed buildings, two types of three-story, wood-framed carriage homes, and four one-story retail buildings.

The project’s construction also included retaining walls at the stormwater management pond.  SK&A provided structural engineering services and served as the Special Inspections Engineer-of-Record. 


Vista on Courthouse (aka Abingdon Heights, 2200 12th Court North)

A multi-family residential development, which replaced a hotel complex that previously existed on the site.  The project includes a 12-story, 252-unit apartment building featuring one, two, and three bedroom layouts as well as three and four bedroom duplex units.  A below-grade, three-level garage provides parking for 391 cars.

The site also includes 32 four-story, single-family, wood-frame townhouses over one-level of concrete-framed parking.  The development’s shared amenities offer a pool, theater, clubroom, and fitness center.  The project also incorporated LEED design elements.

The 12-story building’s substructure is conventionally reinforced cast-in-place concrete, and its superstructure is post-tensioned, reinforced cast-in-place concrete.  The site consists of cast-in-place concrete retaining walls and infrastructure rehabilitation.

SK&A provided structural design services and performed structural concrete and masonry inspection services, including inspection of: reinforcing steel bar placement, post-tensioned steel; concrete placement; and formwork, shoring and reshoring.  Additional services provided include concrete quality assurance and testing, engineering supervision, and laboratory testing (concrete cylinder, mortar cube, and grout cube tests).  

Woodland Park Crossing

A very successful, open town center-style, mixed-use development on eight acres with residences, retail spaces, and multiple parking areas located on Sunrise Valley Drive in Herndon, VA.  Building #1 (355,000 sf) is a ground-level Harris Teeter grocery store with two levels of parking above and one level below the store.

Buildings #2 (13,200 sf) and #3 (34,600 sf) are two-story retail buildings.  Building #4 has 14,700 sf of ground floor retail with three levels of stick building residential above (50,000 sf).  Buildings 5A and 5B are both residential wood-framed residential buildings totaling 168,000 sf.

Safeway at Petworth, Georgia Avenue, NW

The redevelopment of this former Safeway grocery site off of Georgia Avenue in Washington, DC, provides a new mixed-use, multifamily development anchored by a brand-new, state-of-the-art Safeway.  Located near the Petworth Metro station, the contemporary-designed building features five levels of residential construction (with a small two-story wing) over ground-level retail space and two levels of underground parking for 215 cars.

The ground level retail and residential lobby have entrances on Georgia Avenue in addition to vehicular access into the residential parking garage.  A 15-foot-wide alley provides access to Safeway’s customer parking and loading dock off of Randolph Street.  The residential portion of the building includes 204 dwelling units and the retail area is approximately 60,400 sf.  The building’s construction is wood-frame (Type III-A), supported on a poured-in-place concrete podium (2nd floor, roof over retail, and courtyard).

North Gate at Falls Church

Located near the East Falls Church Metro station off of Route 29, this project is an urban-style, mixed-use development with four levels of luxury apartments, office space and ten 3-story townhouses supported by a second floor concrete plaza deck over ground floor parking and retail.  Below-grade are two levels of parking.

The upper construction is wood-framed and the plaza, retail spaces and parking are supported by reinforced concrete.  The project has three floors of infinity framing at the three-story office tower. Both the office and residential buildings have green roofs with AC condenser farms.  The project is slated for LEED certification.

Mosaic at Metro (Prince George's Plaza Metro Station)

Located next to the Prince George’s Plaza Metro station, this residential complex consists of seven four- and five-story, wood-framed apartment buildings containing a total of 264 rental units with elevators.  Two of the seven buildings were constructed above subway tunnels serving the adjacent green line Metro station.

The buildings feature eight different layouts (some with lofts) and a six-story pre-cast concrete parking garage.  Amenities include a two-story 7,000 sf clubhouse with an outdoor pool, fitness center, billiards room, business center and cyber cafe.

Jefferson at Inigo’s Crossing

An award-winning residential complex located off of Rockville Pike, MD, consisting of two buildings.  One structure is a four-story plus loft wood-framed building with 198 apartment units constructed over a four-story, below-grade concrete-framed parking garage for 750 cars.

The second building is a nine-story, 275-unit concrete-framed apartment building with 10,000 sf of amenity space for a clubroom, leasing office, lobby, great room, business, and fitness centers.  The parking structure is connected to the nine-story building via a below-grade and grade-level tunnel.  Residential buildings total 550,000 sf, the parking garage is 245,000 sf plus about 20,000 sf of outdoor decks.

The project is located near the Grosvenor Metro station and has received multiple awards, including the American Concrete Institute’s Award of Excellence in 2009 from the National Capital Chapter and a First Place Award for Creative Use of Precast from the National Precast Concrete Association in 2008.

Fairfield at Baileys Crossroads

Multi-family residential complex with low-rise “stick-built” construction over a reinforced concrete podium slab, underlain by below-grade parking.  The residential construction consists of three 4-story wood-framed buildings, incorporating an additional cellar level row of flats, and one 6-story building utilizing Hambro construction, for a total of 595,000 sf.

Three levels of underground structured parking for 900 cars (320,000 sf), support the building construction as well as the extensive landscaped/hardscaped courtyard between the buildings.

Downtown Crown

A new mixed-use, urban style development featuring a Harris Teeter and LA Fitness gym in Gaithersburg, MD.  The project includes two wood-framed, Type V-A, apartment buildings (Parcels A & B) with 550 rental apartments, 110,800 sf of retail, and 1,431 parking spaces.  The buildings are built on concrete podiums with above-ground, pre-cast parking structures (500,000 sf) associated with each building.

The project was fast-tracked from design to construction with structural construction completed three months ahead of schedule.  A rigorous shop drawing review process was proactively adopted, which effectively assisted both the General Contractor and the Owner to achieve their goals.

Annapolis Town Centre

A mixed-use complex including a nine-story, 212 unit (300,000 sf), concrete-framed residential/retail building over two stories of retail space (at and above ground level 75,000 sf).  The project also includes a leasing facility, a clubhouse (8,000 sf), a rooftop swimming pool, pool deck, and a roof terrace.

An additional portion of the project incorporates a multi-family residential complex of four-story wood-framed structures supported over a two-level concrete-frame parking structure.  The lower level of the parking space is underground, while the intermediate level parking is at the street level.  A concrete podium slab provides support for the residential structure above and separates it from the parking structure below.