Wood-Frame

Arthur Capper Senior Housing

Two new assisted living facilities located near the Navy Yard in Southeast, DC.  The 5th and K Street, SE building is a 140,000 sf, four-story wood-framed (Type V-A) building with a brick façade, over a one-level, below-grade, concrete-framed garage.  The new facility is built on the former Capper Apartment site and features 162 residences, a rooftop terrace, interior courtyard, computer lab, and common areas. 

The second facility, at 4th and M Street, SE, is a 160,000 sf concrete-framed building with nine stories over one level of partially below-grade parking.  The building has an exterior insulation and finishing system (EIFS) stucco facade and features 139 residences, an interior courtyard, computer lab, exercise room, and common areas.

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).

Parc Dulles

A part of the Dulles Town Center development and master plan, this multi-family complex features several types of residences: apartments, carriage houses, and courtyard homes.  The luxury community is located five miles from Dulles Airport and includes numerous amenities, such as a tree-lined esplanade with a fountain, swimming pool, jogging trails, car care center, and a 7,800 sf clubhouse with a two-level great room, private theater, business center, and billiards room.

The buildings are wood-frame construction, some with integrated garages, founded on slabs-on-grade and shallow foundations.  There are five 4-story apartment buildings containing 387 residential flats with seven different unit types (460,000 sf).  Buildings A, B, C & D contain parking spaces at their ground level.

There are also seven carriage house buildings (37,000 sf) with 19, two-story houses (each containing two or three attached upper level flats and ground level parking spaces) as well as three 3-story, courtyard buildings similar to townhouses.  Each three-story building incorporates a first and second floor flat, and a two-story second/third floor unit, and first floor level integrated parking for all three units.

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.

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.

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.

Georgetown Heights Condominiums (St. Luke's)

Located at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Calvert Street, NW, this project is a five-story 146,000 sf residential building containing 44 luxury units with two levels of underground parking for 110 cars.

The building’s distinctive yet contextual design, complements the architecture of its three surrounding neighborhoods: Observatory Circle, Glover Park, and Cathedral Heights. Constructed of reinforced concrete, the building sits on the former parking lot site of an adjacent church.

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