Tallest Green Building in D.C. Area Rises in Rosslyn
ROSSLYN, Va. – Clark Construction Group, LLC, started construction on Monday Properties' 1812 North Moore project in the Rosslyn section of Arlington, VA on November 1, 2010. The $117 million construction development will deliver a 390 foot, LEED® Platinum designed new office tower that will be the tallest green building in metropolitan Washington, D.C. The 35-story, 580,000 square-foot building will include column-free, trophy class office space and offer unparalleled 360 degree views of the Potomac River, the Washington monuments, and the Georgetown neighborhood. Each tower floor will feature 580 linear feet of a high-performance, unitized curtain wall, maximizing direct line of sight to the Washington's monumental core and the Potomac River. The tower will be accented with a two-story, aluminum-clad steel pyramid at the top. Together with state-of-the-art security detail and 11,000 square feet of retail, 1812 North Moore also will feature five levels of underground parking and four levels of above grade parking for a total of 480 parking spaces.The project team, which includes Clark Foundations and Clark Concrete, will face numerous challenges, including blasting rock in close proximity to an adjacent Metro station and a Dominion Virginia Power substation. In addition, the scope of work includes recladding the substation while it remains fully operational.1812 North Moore has already been certified LEED Gold for Neighborhood Development and is designed to achieve LEED Platinum for Core & Shell.1812 North Moore is expected to be complete by the fall of 2013. For more information, please visit www.1812northmoore.com.
Davis Carter Scott, McLean, Va., is the project architect. Additional project partners include KCE Structural Engineers, Washington, D.C., structural engineer; TOLK, Inc., Fairfax, Va., MEP engineer; and VIKA, McLean, Va., civil engineer.