Modification to the 12,000 square feet tenant space including security upgrades, large conference facilities, and new Americans with Disabilities (ADA) compliant shower rooms for this charitable, non-profit, non-governmental organization.
International Relief & Development | Arlington, Virginia
Modifications to this private tennis club and dining facility located in Middleburg, Virginia. Work included a large dining room with full bar, separate, private dining rooms, and new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant restrooms.
Renovation of an existing eleven story office building with retail spaces located at the ground floor. To achieve the project goal of enhancing the overall appearance while improving the building systems efficiency, removal and redesign of the existing facade with new steel and glass retail awnings, an entrance canopy, and sun control louvers at the roof line were designed. In addition the main lobby, all building elevators, and public corridors and toilet rooms were renovated. The work was phased to allow an uninterrupted workflow for the buildings tenants during construction.
A new four-story cost effective incubator office building for the Montgomery County Office of Economic Development.
Transformation of a restaurant into a two-story, multiple occupant, 10,000 square feet office building. The new design allows for individual start-up firms to lease single or multiple, fully equipped and furnished offices and meeting rooms to present businesses of all sizes with the ability to operate professionally, Additional benefits such as a large conference and break rooms, multi-function copy rooms, as well as gourmet pantries typically afforded to large organizations. Project design include coordination and incorporation of a new elevator, mechanical plumbing and electrical systems, multiple breakout common areas, and additional offices and conference rooms.
36,0000 square feet of Commercial and Retail space, as well as below grade parking, designed to be play an integral part of this mixed use town center project.
An award-winning unique interior design opportunity to create a 5-star elegant office environment for a prestigious client in downtown Washington, D.C. The key for this 13,000 square feet project was to develop a high-end, collaborative office environment utilizing full height glazing to maintain individual office privacy while maximum overall transparency. In contrast custom millwork and individual custom pieces of furniture create a soft, almost residential aesthetic throughout the public spaces. Close coordination with the entire design team, including several specialty consultants, as well as General Contractor's teams, was critical. In addition, a partnering relationship with a high energy and enthusiasm level was maintained throughout the project to meet the team's common goals, with a shared sense of trust and responsibility. Buildings Magazine, Buildings Interiors Design Awards 'Citation of Excellence' has been awarded to ACG Architects for this project.
A dramatic cost effective exterior transformation was achieved by encapsulating the existing drab precast cladding and bronze anodized mullions in a clean and precisely painted metal panel system. Maximum use was made of a rout and return aluminum panel system, with no visible fasteners and standard extrusions, achieving a dramatic up-dated image change in a short timeframe. All of the work was completed while the building was fully occupied with no interior access required. Additionally, the ground floor lobby and receptionist areas of the office building were renovated to offer a more modern aesthetic.
A 590,000 square feet 5 building office park located near Dulles International Airport and the future metro Silver Line stop. The buildings are situated along an arc on the site for a near 180 degree views that over the new Presidential Golf course.
A new twelve-story 240,000 square feet office building with ground floor retail and three levels of below grade parking. This mixed-use building was designed for The Urban Development Group. The project required the rezoning of the existing site, design development and construction documents. 1001 New York Avenue is located just one block from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
A new ground up mixed use 83,000 square feet project to include: lobbies to access offices and restaurants, as well as a separate residential lobby, parking at both the surface level and two below grade full levels, second and third floor office space, forth and fifth floor residential units, and an accessible roof with mechanical penthouse and elevator machine room.
ACG Architects completed a 25,000 square feet build out for the relocation of Tier Technologies/Official Payments Corporation headquarters in Reston, Virginia. Although under tight budget restrictions this did not hinder the designs function or aesthetic which include a glass-wall boardroom, multiple meetings rooms, as well as a pantry service area enclosed within an access-controlled conference center. The remainder of this secure full floor suite consists of open workstations, glass door executive offices along the perimeter, sensibly placed clerestory windows, and open balcony corners allowing natural light to penetrate the interior open space. Department connected workrooms offer varied wall materials that are ideal for group discussions, postings, notes, and projections critical to both thought collective activities as well as preventing disruption in an open office environment. The new design created an opportunity for ACG Architects to incorporate featured graphics from the client's previous location.
Tier Technologies | Reston, Virginia
Renovation of a law firm to update their image while maintaining the overall traditional aesthetic with which the longstanding clients have become familiar. McCandlish & Lillard traces its origins to 1908 and has grown to over 20 lawyers and two offices in Virginia and handles litigation and transactional work in a variety of business markets. This is the second renovation ACG Architects has designed for McCandlish & Lillard in the past15 years.
Design of a new Disaster Preparedness and Ready Room for the American Red Cross. This multi-function space consists of a conferencing area, audio and video editing room, interview room, video intake room, as well as a satellite area for guests. Project included managing security concerns, acoustical issues and high-tech AV coordination, both in-house AV connectivity, as well as on-location AV connectivity.
Complete interior renovations for this Rockville, Maryland multi-floor office building owned by the Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRIT).