2019 Best of Design Awards winners for Commercial — Office

By  • December 6, 2019 (as appearing in The Architect's Newspaper)

The centerpiece of The Wharf, Washington, D.C.’s new waterfront district, 1000 Maine is the development’s first signature office space.

Commercial-Office: 1000 Main Avenue (Jeff Goldberg and Esto)

Commissioned by PN Hoffman (now Hoffman & Associates) and Madison Marquette, the building channels the energy of its pedestrian-centric surroundings. Working with local firm FOX Architects, KPF designed 1000 Maine to host “next-generation” workspaces. Shaped by the contour of the Potomac River, the ten-story building comprises two split bars that create light-filled spaces and an inviting grand entry, where a feature staircase and expansive glass create views to the water’s edge. Ten-foot-tall finished ceilings—a rare height for the region—produce a loftlike experience, while terraces and roof gardens provide outdoor access and panoramic views of the river and nearby landmarks.

Client: PN HoffmanMadison Marquette
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
MEP Engineer: GHT Limited
Landscape Architect: Landscape Architecture Bureau
Exterior Wall: Curtainwall Design Consulting

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