Mahan Rykiel worked closely with the owner and architects to develop a new public space and gateway to the repositioned Ballston Quarter project, with an emphasis on exciting forms, a variety of seating spaces and a focus on the user experience. Once completed, the plaza space is envisioned to become a unique destination in the […]
Pentagon Row is a successful mixed-use community on Joyce Street in Arlington. Mahan Rykiel was charged with rejuvenating the plaza and increasing the seasonal programming space by half—while still allowing plenty of pedestrian circulation, and increasing planting areas within the reduced area.
The revitalization of this open space in the City of Rockville has resulted in a pedestrian friendly space for a variety of public events such as farmers’ markets, concerts, and community festivals. Programmed throughout the year, the open green space is used for outdoor movies, festivals and skating in the public ice-rink.
Mahan Rykiel is working with Edens and Gables Residential on Gables Old Town North , a new mixed use development located within the Old Town North neighborhood of Alexandria. The proposed project includes several open space amenities for residents and the surrounding community.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens is a premier public garden fostering an appreciation of the natural world, environmental awareness and sustainable practices. It is an indispensable and lasting feature at Duke University, accessible to all, providing outreach and respite to the local community and visitors from around the world.