The second phase of a two multi-family residential buildings on campus at Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus, this building provides 86 apartment units in a 94,787-sf, 5-story building for visiting research scientists and lab directors. The unit mix is comprised of 81 small efficiency units for single or lower income employees as well as 5 higher end two bedroom units for lab directors as well as visiting VIPs. Efficiencies feature custom designed built-in furniture, walk-in closets, full kitchens, and washer/dryer combos. Two bedroom units have large well lit spaces in an open plan arrangement with spectacular views of the campus and Potomac Valley watershed. High end kitchens open into the living/dining spaces which abut a large, open to air, terrace with natural wood finishes. Bathrooms continue the honest and natural materiality consistent to the project (Buildings A+B). All units and spaces throughout the building provide ample access to daylight and views. Two lounges and several common balcony provide space for interaction, relaxation, and recreation with strong connections to the campus and natural setting. This project is currently under construction and scheduled for occupancy in early 2015.
ROLE: Senior Designer