Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS has transformed two military-style dormitories into modern luxe apartments in the historic LeDroit Park neighborhood of Washington, DC. We’ve developed a case study that discusses some of the key design challenges and creative solutions to reallocate space and revitalize the historic buildings; our design process is explained through diagrams, renderings, photos and explanation.
Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS staff and partners are working hard on the design and special historic and zoning approvals for a number of innovative, mixed-use projects throughout the Washington Region and beyond. Together these urban projects include over 500 new residential units and provide street-front retail environments, live/work office space and rooftop amenities for new residents. We are excited to share the progress of five unique projects currently underway in our studio with several beginning construction in the next quarter.
Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS’ recent project completion at 4th and Rhode Island Avenue, NE is the first residential development in the large block west of the Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station. This transit-oriented development will catalyze further growth in this area of the city characterized by vacant buildings, struggling commercial uses, and big-box retail. The building’s 116 new households will drive new investment in the neighborhood and provide a tangible benefit to the fledgling community.
Last Friday, we toured our latest multifamily residential project at 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE. The 41-unit condominium on Capitol Hill repairs the urban fabric by filling a gap in the street wall. The four-story building features terraces for ground-level units, underground parking and rooftop amenity space with views of the US Capitol. The project harmonizes
Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS is pleased to announce that two projects, 11141 Georgia Avenue and Woodley Wardman, were recognized with Awards of Excellence in the 2015 AIA Northern Virginia Design Awards program. On Thursday, June 4th, our team celebrated this year’s award-winning projects with AIA NOVA at the Washington Library at Mount Vernon in Alexandria.
11141 Georgia Avenue is the recipient of a Washington Business Journal Best Real Estate Deal of 2014 Award. Specifically, the project was recognized with the superlative “Best Rehab Project” at the WBJ Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 30th! Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS is proud to be a part of the team that brought
We celebrated the groundbreaking for 3825 Georgia Avenue, NW on Monday, April 27th with Mayor Muriel Bowser, Donatelli Development, Mosaic Urban Partners and McCullough Construction. The project will transform an existing vacant lot into a new 5-story multifamily development one block north of the Petworth Metro station. This transit-oriented, urban infill project will provide 32 units, 7
The completion of our most recent project, 11141 Georgia Avenue, concludes the transformation of a drab,1960s 5-story office building into a dramatic 12-story, 194-unit apartment tower in Wheaton, Maryland. Targeted to a young demographic seeking an affordable and convenient urban lifestyle, the project includes a mix of studios, one- and two-bedroom units, along with two levels