1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Renovations to National Geographic’s historic campus, our second project with the organization, aim to connect their two commercial office buildings along 16th Street for a more cohesive and welcoming campus environment. Upon completion, the existing buildings will be rooted in a new public plaza and connected by a central pavilion with a rooftop terrace that serves as an entrance and event space. The new design creates a level entry plane for the buildings, while a pedestrian pathway guides visitors along the perimeter of the campus and into the plaza. The activation reimagines the public space as a gateway for the organization along M Street, bringing renewed energy to the pedestrian experience.