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U.S. Commission of Fine Arts Concept Design Presentation February 21, 2013

Concept Redesign
The preliminary design concept was presented to the Historic Preservation Review Board on November 1st, and the Commission of Fine Arts on November 15th. Following these first reviews, and in response to comments received from HPRB and CFA, DDOT directed the DC Streetcar Program Management Team (PMT) to assume the design work from the Design Build Team (DBT).
January 9th Work Session - HPRB, CFA, DDOT, Design Team Review of previous comments received by HPRB and CFA, and discussion on potential design directions January 23rd Work Session - HPRB, CFA, DDOT, Design Team Presentation and review of 3 alternative concepts addressing site improvements, landscape, architecture, materials and notion of civic Preference for the contained scheme that relocated the entry to the southwest of the building was the group consensus deserving further development January 31st Work Session - HPRB, CFA, DDOT, Design Team Review of 3 further developed architectural and landscape concepts Podium, Punched and Lateral. Attributes of all 3 concepts were identified as having strengths. Staff recommended refining concepts into 2 concepts for submission to HPRB and CFA.

Upon receiving concept approvals, DDOT will direct the PMT to develop bridging documents that will be provided to the DBT. The PMT will be providing oversight of the DBT through development of the construction documents and construction of the facility.
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Project Site

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Previous Submission

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Previous Submission

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CFA and HPRB Review Comments

Summary of Comments: The CFA and HPRB accepted the location. Sensitive landscape and infrastructure design is essential. Building design and massing should be simplified. Design needs to be more civic. February 2013 - 6

Campus Context

Langston Terrace Young Spingarn Site

Phelps

Brown

Langston Golf Course

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Site Context and Design Response

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Site and Infrastructure Design

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Streetcar Yard Materials

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Streetcar Yard Materials

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Low Impact Development / Stormwater Management

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Landscape Materials - Trees

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Landscape Materials Vines and Green Screens

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Architectural Concepts

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Site Understanding

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Conceptual Floor Plans

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Architectural Concepts

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Aerial View Looking North

Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

Scheme 2 Horizontal / Podium

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Conceptual Building Sections

Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

Scheme 2 Horizontal / Podium

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Building Elevation Benning Road

Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

Scheme 2 Horizontal / Podium

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Building Entry

Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

Scheme 2 Horizontal / Podium

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Building Elevation 26th Street NE

Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

Scheme 2 Horizontal / Podium

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Building Elevation West Side and Entry Approach

Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

Scheme 2 Horizontal / Podium

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Building Elevation North Side / Wash Bay

Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

Scheme 2 Horizontal / Podium

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Architectural Materials

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View from Benning Road

Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

Scheme 2 Horizontal / Podium

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Landscape Design Building Entry

Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

Scheme 2 Horizontal / Podium

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View from Benning Road and 26th Street NE

Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

Scheme 2 Horizontal / Podium

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Campus Context Benning Road and 26th St. NE Elevations


Scheme 1 Vertical / Civic

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Questions?
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