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 […]
Eckerd College is a small private college on a 188-acre campus located on the Gulf of Mexico, serving 1850 residential students. Mahan Rykiel was part of a design team commissioned to prepare a 10-year Master Plan.
Mahan Rykiel Associates developed master plan concepts for this 31-acre mixed-use development in Fairfax County. Partly infill, the project includes retail, residential, office, hospitality, and neighborhood park components. A pilot project for the LEED Neighborhood Development rating system, it has already received a Silver certification.
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.
The Neighborhood Square is designed to function as the heart and center of the Chevy Chase Lake development. Its open space and edges accommodate both daily uses such as outdoor dining and casual seating to programmed functions like concerts in the park, seasonal markets and festivals.
Mahan Rykiel Associates and a team of consultants provided strategic planning services for the continued revitalization of the City of Lancaster through a community-owned action plan. The previous economic development strategy, produced in 1998, sought to stimulate development and business interest; this strategic plan will both continue and expand upon the revitalization of the City—leveraging […]
The Woodrow Wilson Bridge is the only Potomac River crossing in the southern half of the Washington, DC region. Designated as both I-495 and I-95, this heavily traveled bridge plays a significant role in the regional transportation system and will be one of the most complex urban transportation improvement projects in the nation.