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FIRMOVERVIEW

Founded in 1986, Architecture, Incorporated is a 60-person, award-winning planning, architecture, and interior design practice. We are united in the belief that as trusted advisers and design leaders, we reach beyond the predictable to turn vision into reality while solving complex challenges for public, private, and government clients—improving quality of life through the built environment. Our projects range from complex renovations to new construction for commercial, hospitality, education, healthcare, senior living, multifamily, and sports and recreation clients across the region. This wide range of design experience and core value of client service has made Architecture, Inc. recognized as one of the most prominent firms in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

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Practice Area Trends Case Studies Design Recognition Client List


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THEWORKPLACE

The quality of an office environment cannot be taken for granted. The sophistication of today’s workforce has evolved to come to understand the value of time, space, and interaction. Employees are selective, they are thoughtful, they have choices. How does the built environment go beyond merely supporting the basic principles of human safety and comfort to further affect the spirit, emotions, and productivity of people? How can the environment—occupied more than eight hours a day—be inviting, safe, nurturing, and conducive to positive interaction? We offer conscious, collaborative design. We understand the need to provide alternatives. We know the value in attracting the best and the brightest and retaining them over time. We offer the tools needed to create the new, improve the existing, and attract the exceptional.


TRENDS

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An open, interactive collection of spaces provides a sense of community and a sense of “team.” The work environment also offers areas for privacy and concentration. A variation in room scale is needed to accommodate the individual, the community, and the brand. The work environment is broken down into four activity sectors: Core work activity (53% of our day) Collaboration (34% of our day) Socializing (6% of our day) Learning (5% of our day) The “open office” offers many opportunities and a few challenges. Along with the primary observation of distracting noise in today’s open office and research environment, the second most discussed issue is a possible lack of privacy combined with unscheduled interruptions.

FLEXSPACES


TRENDS

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The average work space has shrunk from 100 square feet in the year 2000, to 74 square feet today. This higher density of worker space has taken away some of the personal privacy, which used to be commonplace. Employee satisfaction fosters a higher level of energy and creativity. The issues which can be associated with open plan oďŹƒces can be mitigated by providing the appropriate compliment of private huddle areas and conference areas.

VERSATILEMEETINGS


TRENDS

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ENGAGINGBREAKROOMS


01 Sage Reston, VA

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02 QIAGEN Germantown, MD


CASESTUDIES

03 Modus Create Reston, VA

04 Compass Rose Reston, VA


01 CASE STUDY

SAGE When software development company Sage North America wanted to relocate to a new building that could accommodate their three satellite offices, they used it as an opportunity for change. The new location was able to hold all three local offices in 40,000 sf. With plenty of room to remodel their office, they decided upon an open concept design that would reflect their company’s culture while remaining functional and secure. To balance out the open concept design, breakout areas, lounge areas, and a pantry area were implemented to allow for private meetings, quiet areas, and a relaxing space to unwind. Sage wanted to offer a fun, creative environment for their employees. The walls and open ceiling are painted a crisp white, which reflects the natural light coming into the office. Bright jewel tones and seasonal wall graphics give the office a pop of color while incorporating a connection to nature. Custom millwork pieces provide balance with natural tones, like the back-lit wall feature that greets clients when they come into the office.

DESIGN RECOGNITION Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards

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01 CASE STUDY

reception

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SAGE

open office

conference room

breakout area


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CASE STUDY

QIAGEN QIAGEN is a global leader in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and research industries. The renovation to the North American headquarters campus includes a 52,400 sf open office space. The design challenge was to create an open work environment, for a staff that was very apprehensive to the concept. The design team met with the client’s team to work with them on the change in their environment. The naturally lit, open space plan with views to the exterior from all vantage points included glass private huddle rooms, and private phone rooms to maintain a sense of privacy. Soft seating for teaming areas was also incorporated. Two large glass central conference rooms break up the space while maintaining views and a sense of openness. The existing X-bracing structure was exposed to create a sculptural element while also opening up the floor plan. Bright white walls and white work stations help reflect the natural light while creating a backdrop to the punches of red and blue, QIAGEN’s corporate colors, in the lounge seating and accent feature walls. Blue LED cove lighting adds an additional pop of the corporate color.

DESIGN RECOGNITION NAIOP DC | MD Awards of Excellence


QIAGEN

breakout areas

open office

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02

CASE STUDY

private office


03 CASE STUDY

MODUS CREATE With the goal of creating a showcase for an innovative, entrepreneurial culture, digital design-build agency Modus Create turned to Architecture, Inc. to transform a 3,800 sf tenant suite into a flexible work environment for a decentralized global team. Moving from a bland, traditional office space, Modus Create needed a workspace that encouraged remote workers to visit the office for meetings and breakout sessions. A variety of wired seating options include stand-up desks, bench desks, counter height work tables, an open lounge, and a large conference room for product demos. Aesthetically, the office is bright and open, with layers of materials and lighting expanding the volume of the space. Cementitious panels, exposed concrete, glass walls, and a brilliant blue tile go beyond traditional office finishes to create a unique personality that reflects the company’s client-facing culture. Carefully placed lighting fixtures help to create more intimate spaces within the overall office lighting scheme while interior walls of glass help to distribute daylight throughout.

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03 CASE STUDY lobby

kitchenette

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conference room


MODUS CREATE

open office


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CASE STUDY

COMPASS ROSE Compass Rose’s previous space, closed private offices and neutral finishes, needed to change—they wanted a cultural shift. The resulting 4,700 sf office is open, flexible, and colorful. Since many of the staff telecommute, they were able to reduce square footage by designing hoteling stations and lockers. A variety of seating and teaming areas create spaces for dynamic interactions and drive a desire to come in to the office. The polished industrial concrete floor offsets the refined and geometric finishes, adding a relaxed, artistic quality to the space. Natural wood plank ceilings add warmth, while custom built-in banquettes and millwork, custom graphics, and carpet create the branded environment the client desired.

DESIGN RECOGNITION NAIOP Northern Virginia


COMPASS ROSE

breakroom

conference rooms

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CASE STUDY

private office


2020

Coolidge Senior High School Learning by Design Architectural Awards, Combined-Level School: Outstanding Project West Springfield High School ABC Metro Washington Excellence in Construction Awards: Award of Excellence

2019

700 Constitution Multifamily Executive MFE Awards, Adaptive Reuse: Grand Winner Coolidge Senior High School ACEC Metropolitan Washington Excellence Awards, Renovations and Additions: Honor Award Inova Sports Medicine Fairfax County James M. Scott Exceptional Design Award, Institutional: Honor Award Mellow Mushroom - Chantilly Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Restaurant Interior Build-Out: Honorable Mention IIDA Mid-Atlantic Premier Design Awards, Retail: Honor Award

2018

700 Constitution AIA Northern Virginia Design Award, Historic Architecture: Award of Merit Building Design + Construction Reconstruction Awards: Bronze NAIOP DC | MD Awards of Excellence, Best Renovation: Award of Excellence Compass Rose Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Interiors, Tenant Space 0 to 10,000 sf: Award of Excellence

Terraset Elementary School Learning by Design Architectural Awards, Elementary School: Outstanding Project TRUEBODY Bethesda Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Commercial $5-12M: Award of Excellence

2017

Terraset Elementary School Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Capital Improvement Institutional: Award of Excellence

2016

Arlington County Department of Human Services Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Interiors Tenant Space 50,000 sf and Above: Award of Merit Hotel Palomar Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC): Award of Excellence Morrison-Clark Hotel NAIOP DC | MD Awards of Excellence, Best Hospitality Project Boutique Service: Award of Excellence QIAGEN NAIOP DC | MD Awards of Excellence, Best Interiors - Healthcare/ Biotech/Lab: Award of Merit

2015

Children’s Science Center Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Interiors - Retail: Award of Merit Marina Landing at Belmont Bay Great American Living Awards (GALA), Best Design and Architecture - Multi-Family/Mixed-Use

Current Salon Shop! Design Awards Competition, Service Retailer: Silver Award

Sage Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards, Commercial Office (Interiors): Honorable Mention

Mellow Mushroom - Chantilly Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Building - Hospitality/ Retail: Award of Excellence

Tower Club Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Interiors - Retail: Award of Excellence

Opaline Bar and Brasserie Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Commercial/Residential Renovation under $1M: Award of Excellence

2014

Propel Swim Academy US Swim Schools Association, Facility: Award of Excellence Salamander Resort & Spa Forbes Travel Guide, 2018 World’s Most Luxurious Hotels

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3251 Old Lee Highway Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Building Renovation - Capital Improvement: Award of Excellence Graham Road Elementary School American School & University Magazine, Outstanding Designs: Interior Renovation


RECOGNITION Loudoun Medical Office Building III Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Building Renovation, Adaptive Re-Use: Award of Merit Mellow Mushroom – Herndon IIDA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Design Awards, Retail: The Bronze Award

2013

Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards, Office (Interior): Honorable Mention Loudoun County Emergency Homeless Shelter Real Estate & Construction Review, Green Building of America Award Capitals Iceplex DESIGNArlington: Award of Merit

Salamander Resort & Spa Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Building - Build-toSuit Non-Institutional Facility: Award of Excellence

NVCC - WAC Building Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Building - Institutional Facility Under $20 Million: Award of Excellence

W.T. Woodson High School American School & University Magazine, Outstanding Designs: Renovation/Modernization

Reston Hospital Women’s Imaging Center Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards, Office (Interior): Honorable Mention

2012

2008

CurvyGirls Bridal Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards, Office (Interiors): Honorable Mention Fairfax County Health Lab Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Gaslight Square Condominiums Apartment and Condo Development Industry Award, Best New Condominium in the Mid-Atlantic Region

City of Alexandria Health & Human Services Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best in Public Space: Award of Excellence Florida Golf Coast University - Athletic Building American School & University Magazine, Outstanding Designs: Specialized Facility American School & University Magazine, Physical-Education Facilities/Recreation Centers (Interiors): Outstanding Designs

PACE West School American School & University Magazine, Outstanding Designs: Specialized Facility

Leesburg Business Park Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Speculative Building Industrial Warehouse: Award of Excellence

2011

Northridge at Westfields, Phase I Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Speculative Building R&D: Award of Merit

Fire Lane Retirement Party Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Building Renovation, Adaptive Re-Use: Award of Merit

2010

Reston Hospital Women’s Imaging Center IIDA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Design Awards, Healthcare: The Bronze Award

Arlington County Department of Human Services Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Interiors - Tenant Space 50,000 sf and Above: Award of Excellence

St. Agnes Emergency Department Renovation Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

Fairfax County Health Lab Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

2007

Fire Works Pizza Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Interiors - Retail Project: Award of Excellence

2009

Architecture, Inc. Design Studio Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Interiors - Tenant Space 0-14,999 sf: Award of Excellence

Capitals Iceplex Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Building - Build-toSuit Over 150,000 sf: Award of Excellence Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington, Structural Renovations: Merit Award Leesburg Business Park Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Award, Best Speculative Building - Industrial Warehouse: Award of Excellence


Commercial 3DF Associates ABM Parking Services Atlantic Realty Companies Avis Budget Group Avison Young Barthelson Plaza LLC Beacon Capital Partners The Bernstein Companies Booz Allen Hamilton CBRE Group The Collins Firm Cushman & Wakefield Duke Realty Forest City Commercial Gordon Associates Herc Rentals Holladay Properties Integrated Direct Marketing Interstate Plaza Holding JBG Smith JLL Jonas B. Cooke Interests Lafayette Centre The Lann Companies Lerner Enterprises Lidl US Lincoln Property Company MainStreet Bank Martin Marietta The Meridian Group Meridian One BP MetroStar Systems Newmark Knight Frank Northrop Grumman The Peterson Companies Polinger Company The Rector Companies Resource Bank Rosenthal Properties Springfield Tower Tetra Partners TMG Solutions Uniwest Commercial Realty Vermeer Mid-Atlantic Commercial Interiors AAHOA Adecco Amerihome Financial BBSI Bell & Clements

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Berry and Berry Capital Securities Management Carpi & Clay Coalfire Commvault Compass Rose Creative Radicals Current Salon Digital Reasoning Expereo USA Falcon Labs First Financial Goel & Anderson Hirsch & Ehlenberger Hunton & Williams Infor Federal Solutions Jellyfish JPS Law Kinetek Consulting KZO Innovations LSG Landscape Architecture Media Research Center Mobile Posse Inc. Modus Create MTX Wealth Management MVB Bank National Sleep Foundation Outsource Paratus Law Group PGI Presidio PSE&G QIAGEN Sciences SAGE Scott & Stringfellow Serten Advisors Sunset Learning Institute Take2 TMA Direct Urgent.ly Vectrus Verne Global Washington Gas Federal Credit Union ZELTIQ Aesthetics Education Arlington Public Schools Children’s Science Center Celebree School DC Public Schools Edlin School Fairfax Christian School

Fairfax County Public Schools Fauquier County Public Schools Florida Gulf Coast University Friendship Public Charter Schools The George Washington University Johns Hopkins University The Levine School of Music Loudoun Country Day School Loudoun County Public Schools McLean Bible Church Minnieland Academy Montgomery County Public Schools Northern Virginia Community College Prince George’s County CC Prince William County Public Schools Rock and Roll Daycare Rockingham County Public Schools Stratford University Trinity School at Meadow View University of Maryland College Park Government Alexandria Health Department Arlington County Arlington County DHS Bethesda Naval Hospital Bureau of Indian Affairs Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) City of Fort Myers City of North Port Commonwealth of Virginia Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Department of Defense (DoD) Department of Veterans Affairs Fairfax County Government Fairfax County Health Department Fauquier County Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Government of the District of Columbia Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Leesburg Volunteer Fire Department Loudoun County Government Marine Corps Base Quantico Maryland National Park & Planning National Institute of Health National Naval Medical Command Naval Facilities Engineering Command Town of Herndon US Air Force


CLIENTLIST US Army US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) US Marines - Quantico Marine Base US Naval Academy US Navy - Washington Navy Yard USIS Washington DC Superior Courts Washington Metropolitan Transit (WMATA) Healthcare and Life Sciences Alexandria Hospital Allergy & Asthma Center Alliance Rehabilitation Battelle Labs BioReliance Corporation CareNow Child Cardiology Healthcare City Hospital The Cleveland Clinic Countryside Orthopaedic Associates Culpeper Hospital Fairfax Allergy Asthma & Sinus Clinic Fairfax Nursing Center Fairfax Radiological Consultants Fairfax Radiology Centers Fauquier Hospital Garden State Rehab Hospital George Washington University Hospital Georgetown University Pediatrics GI Endoscopy Center of Northern Virginia Greater Pittsburgh Rehabilitation Hospital Greater Washington Rehab Hospital Harton Regional Medical Center HealthWorks for Northern Virginia Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Inova Alexandria Hospital Inova Center for Personalized Health Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Inova Fairfax Hospital Inova Health System Inova Mt. Vernon Hospital Inova Orthopaedics Johns Hopkins University Medical Center Lake Erie Institute of Rehabilitation Mary Washington Hospital Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Mercy Hospital Meso Scale Diagnostics Middlesex Hospital The National Center for Plastic Surgery National Institute of Health (NIH) Neuroscience Center of America

Park Royal Hospital Prince George’s Hospital Prince William Hospital The Psychiatric Institute of Washington Pure Life Renal Dialysis QIAGEN Sciences Radiology Associates of Maryland Rehabilitation Hospitals of America Reston Hospital Center Southern Research Institute Springfield Hospital St. Agnes Healthcare Stone Ridge Medical Center Stone Springs Hospital Tenet Healthcare Corporation TherImmune Research Corporation Town Center Orthopaedic Associates VAMC Philadelphia Virginia Hospital Center Washington Hospital Center Whole Child Pediatrics Hospitality Arlo Hotels Black Hoof Brewing Company Blue Ridge Grill Capitol Hill Suites ClubCorp Courtyard by Marriott DoubleTree by Hilton Fireworks Pizza Hilton Hotels Holiday Inn Express Innisbrook Golf Resort Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants LaSalle Hotel Properties Mellow Mushroom MGAC Hospitality Mokas Cafe Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Ritz-Carlton Hotels Salamander Hotels & Resorts Shamin Hotels Sofitel Hotel The Doyle Collection The Grilled Oyster Company The Morrison-Clark Inn The Ritz-Carlton Thompson Hotels Viceroy Hotels & Resorts Westin Hotels & Resorts Wyndham Grand Hotel

Multifamily Residential 700 Constitution A.J. Dwoskin ABDO Development Akelius US Arlington County DHS Group Home Aura Apartments Borger Management Christopher Companies Golf Course Overlook Harborside LLC The Mill at Occoquan Natelli Communities Senior Living Abri at Rockrimmon American Senior Living Artis Senior Living Brightview Senior Living The Chelsea at Brookfield Emeritus Assisted Living Grist Mill Center CCRC HCR Manor Care IntegraCare Corporation Lakeside Landing at Jackson ManorCare National Assisted Living Suffield Meadows Summerville Senior Living Traditions Integrated Continuum Care Virginia Gardens and Woodlands Walker Road Senior Living Sports and Recreation A.J. Dwoskin Body Dynamics Bridges Fitness & Yoga ClubCorp Elite Shooting Sports EXOS Florida Gulf Coast University Athletics GMU Freedom Center Golds Gym Heritage Training and Shooting Inova Sports Medicine Johns Hopkins University Athletics Loudoun Therapeutic Riding Monumental Sports & Entertainment Propel Swim Schools Sport & Health Tom Dolan Swim School


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