Stakeholders Collaborate To Complete Series Of Impressive Projects Around DC During The Pandemic
No market was impervious to the struggles of the COVID-19 pandemic, which consumed the world in 2020. One such affected industry was construction which saw unprecedented costs and backlogs. Yet during a tumultuous year, CEI Materials was fortunate to partner with architects, contractors, and installers to complete a series of high-profile projects in Washington, D.C., and surrounding areas.
Mixed-Use Residential Building In Foggy Bottom Neighborhood Achieves LEED Silver With Multi-Material Facade
Boathouse is a mixed-use residential building in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood in Washington, DC. The site has been repurposed numerous times, adapted from a Howard Johnson hotel to George Washington University (GWU) student housing for nearly two decades. The property was most recently purchased by Urban Investment Partners from GWU for $35 million to develop the site into rental apartments.
Johnson Family Equine Hospital at CSU Displays Custom Contemporary Metal Façade
The Johnson Family Equine Hospital at Colorado State University is a state-of-the-art research facility that provides diagnosis, treatment, and critical care equine services. As part of CSU’s commitment to supporting veterinary students, the building will house “The largest research program in the world for equine sports medicine, orthopedic treatment, imaging, and neurology,” states University representatives.
DOT Headquarters In Washington, DC Features Modern Façade With Metal Composite Materials
Department of Transportation (DOT) buildings fit the mold for government architecture, often featuring heavily bricked or concrete facades. However, for the new headquarters of the D.C. Department of Transportation (DDOT), a more modern façade was designed by the architects at Hickok Cole.
High Rise Debuts in Downtown Maryland With Iconic Metal Façade
Rising thirty stories high in downtown Bethesda, Maryland is a new iconic structure called the Elm, a 1,000,000 square foot mixed-use property. “The Elm is the tallest building in Bethesda and an extremely complex project that has taken over five years to complete,” explains Steven Lee, Senior Façade Technical Designer at Shalom & Baranes Associates (SBA) in DC. The neutral tones of the residential high-rise are juxtaposed by the glass curtain wall of the office façade.