Multiple sites in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC

Northrop Grumman Information Systems

Service Type

Project Type

more than 700,000 sf


Project Type and Scope of Services

Since 1998, Hickok Cole Architects has been providing Northrop Grumman Information Systems (NGIS) with interior design services for projects totaling more than 700,000 sf. Design services include programming, space planning, full interior design including furniture services. Hickok Cole has also provided special services such as the development and incorporation of modular workspace standards to provide future planning flexibility and more cost-effective space design; development and inclusion of hoteling concept for strategic real estate initiative; implementation of strategic relocation plan and phased moves from multiple facilities; and base building consultation.

Northrop Grumman: partial project list

Chantilly, VA                        145,000 sf
McLean, VA                         290,000 sf
Dahlgren, VA                         80,000 sf
Merrifield, VA                     100,000 sf
Arlington, VA                        20,000 sf
Arlington, VA                         10,000 sf
Arlington, VA                           7,000 sf
Washington DC                    60,000 sf
TOTAL                              712,000 sf

One representative project is the new 145,000 sf headquarters facility on four floors in Chantilly, Virginia for the Commercial, State and Local (CSL) Group which consists of executive offices and conferencing facilities featuring video teleconferencing, rear screen projection, and front screen projection; 10,000 sf of raised floor computer facility; cyber café; hoteling areas; solutions center (demonstration lab); and 80% open/20% closed office.  Scope of services provided: programming, branding/image concepts, space planning, design development, CDs, CA, and furniture selection/ finish specifications. Sustainable design features of the space include Eco-Timber FSC-certified wood flooring, ALKEMI countertops, low-VOC paints; and an open office layout that allows maximum access to natural light. Construction cost was $72/sf.

Project Reference

Ms. Linda Rauner
Director of Programs and Internal Operations
Northrop Grumman Information Systems

7575 Colshire Drive
McLean, VA 22102