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creating an

Innovation Hub


St. Elizabeths East campus Master Plan by Ayers Saint Gross


America is becoming increasingly urban, connected & entrepreneurial.

Through this evolution,“Innovation Hubs” now bring together mixed-use development, education and multimodal transit, re-defining our sense of community. As a firm, we see Innovation Hubs as a logical extension of our practice and a path leading to a more productive and vital society.

The following pages highlight our team’s experience with the ten facets that make a successful Innovation Hub.


Ingredients for a TECHNOLOGY-FOCUSED Innovation Hub:

Urban

Innovation

Cool Factor

Education

Community

Sustainability

Reinvention

Mobility

Research

Phase Zero


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Urban ... mixed-use, walkability, proximity, variety, social, amenities, opportunities ...

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2

1&3 Georgia Ave. Redevelopment, Howard University, Washington, DC 2 Innovation Hub, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 4 Harbor Point, Baltimore, MD

4


1


Innovation ... work, support networks, maker spaces, research, start-ups, production, education, business ...

2

3

1 Florida Avenue Marketplace Redevelopment, Washington, DC 2 Law Center, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 3 Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab), University of Delaware, Newark, DE 4 Bird House Resource Center, National Zoo, Washington, DC

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1 1


Cool Factor ... young people, vibrancy, collaboration, creativity, culture, coffee shops ...

2

3

1 NoMa Corporate Office Interior, Washington, DC 2 Ransom Arts Center, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL 3 Flower Market Pavilion, St. Elizabeths East Campus, Washington, DC 4 Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

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2


Education ... technology, research, mentorship, training, empowering ...

3

1H  ealth Sciences Education Building, University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ 2 Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab), University of Delaware, Newark, DE 3 Center for Communications and IT, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD 4L  aw Center, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 4


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Community ... central, public realm, community, infrastructure, public programs, live-work-play ...

2

1 Rash Field, Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD 2 Innovation District, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 3 Southwest Small Area Plan, Washington, DC 3


1


Sustainability ... stormwater, identity, activity, health, ecology, brownfield / greyfield reuse ...

1 Sustainable DC Plan, Washington, DC 2 Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab), University of Delaware, Newark, DE 3 Dixie Plantation, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

3

2


1


Reinvention ... authenticity, adaptability, flexibility, renewal, revitalization ...

2

2

2

1 & 3 Ward 5 Industrial Land Transformation, Washington, DC 2 Education Building Redesign, San Diego, CA

3


1


Mobility ... multimodal, complete streets, pedestrian realm, greenways, options, transit hub ...

2

1 Penn Station Redevelopment, Baltimore, MD 2 Cortex Knowledge Community, St. Louis, MO 3 Chesapeake House Travel Plaza, I-95 Corridor, MD 3


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2


Research ... high performance, new technologies, intellectuals, knowledge sharing, integration, exploration ...

3

1 Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab), University of Delaware, Newark, DE 2 Harvard Medical School Master Plan, Boston, MA 3 Space Needs Assessment 4 Campus Edge Methodology

4


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Phase Zero … pop-up, impact, buzz, catalytic, let’s get started... today!

1 National Park(ing) Day, Baltimore, MD 2 NoMa Lobby Activation Project, Washington, DC 3 MLK Library Art Installation, Washington, DC

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3


Representative Clients University George Washington University Georgetown University University of Maryland Johns Hopkins University Harvard University University of Virginia Duke University George Mason University The Catholic University of America Marymount University University of Delaware Corporate Akridge Tishman Speyer Trammell Crow Company Western Development Corporation Corporate Office Properties Trust Under Armour Accenture

Government District of Columbia Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development District of Columbia Office of Planning District of Columbia Department of General Services Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments US Department of State Cultural Facilities The National Air and Space Museum US National Aquarium The National Zoo George Washington’s Mount Vernon Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello The National Winston Churchill Library The Baltimore Museum of Art


For 100 years, Ayers Saint Gross has advanced design and planning of vibrant places in cities throughout the world. We are dedicated to helping our clients keep pace as they reshape the physical and social fabric of cities, campuses and buildings. We are organized into cross-disciplinary studios with experts in: architecture, planning, landscape architecture and graphic design. We design awardwinning buildings for office, commercial, academic, residential and public uses.


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Creating an Innovation Hub