Welcome to Kingman & Heritage Islands

Mayor Bowser Announces $4.7 Million Investment in Kingman and Heritage Islands

January 31, 2018

DC DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT — The Mayor directed the DC Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) to designate portions of both islands as…

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Making room for Millennial families

January 30, 2018

DC POLICY CENTER — Will Millennials stay in the District when they start a family? D.C. policymakers have been fighting for decades to get young people…

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Former Dupont Circle YMCA breaks down walls, plans for glassy office building

January 26, 2018

CURBED Washington DC — Progress continues on the conversion of a former YMCA building at 1711 Rhode Island Avenue NW (now known as 1701 Rhode…

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Sustainability-Minded Non-Profits Work to Upgrade Their Buildings to Net-Zero Energy

January 25, 2018

The concept of net-zero energy building is ambitious. It also represents the very essence of sustainability. To truly live sustainably is to operate within the…

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Gather brings coworking trend to Short Pump

January 23, 2018

Gather opened Jan. 15 at 2400 Old Brick Road in West Broad Village. It’s the company’s third location, joining spots downtown and in Scott’s Addition…

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AGU headquarters

Exploring the Advanced Sustainable Building Features at American Geophysical Union

January 18, 2018

Construction is now fully underway on The American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) headquarters renovation in Dupont Circle. As part of its mission of “science for the…

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An urban game plan after Discovery’s departure

January 16, 2018

THE WASHINGTON POST — With the storm brewing over the departure of Discovery Communications from Silver Spring, it’s time for the region to take action…

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Waste not, want not: A look inside DC’s first municipal heat exchange system

January 8, 2018

Construction at the net zero renovation of American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) headquarters is getting really exciting – assuming, like us, you now find work on…

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DC Water Tries to Lower Customers’ Bills by Marketing Inventions

December 29, 2017

What do an average looking water fountain, a giant hole in the ground, and a truck full of what used to be poop all have…

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At Kingman Island, Plans For A Nature Center, Floating Lab

December 27, 2017

Since 2016, the Department of Energy and Environment has studied possibilities for expanding environmental education at Washington, D.C.’s Kingman and Heritage Islands, also known as…

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