Franklin Square Public Space Renovation
30,000 SF public space renovation
A nine-story, 184,000 SF occupied phased renovation of typical floors including a new conference center, a full-service café, conference rooms, and a multi-purpose room with telescoping glass walls
An occupied, phased construction spanning nine floors at the Latham & Watkins downtown DC office. On typical floors, office fronts are retrofitted with new Italian design pre-engineered glass fronts throughout. The new design incorporates a new conference center spanning three floors with two monumental staircases connecting all three. The conference center has new Italian glass front conference rooms, a multi-purpose room with telescoping glass walls, tile flooring and custom veneer paneling, credenzas and conference tables. Daylight harvesting controls throughout the conference center with perimeter and interior mecho shades. On the 12th floor, a newly design and constructed full service café with interior fireplace and custom wood ceiling system with integrated linear LED fixtures. The previous precast elevation facing the terrace is replaced with a new custom 10’-6” tall storefront.