Wiles Mensch Corporation – DC (WM) provided civil engineering and landscape architecture services for the new four-story, 50,000 SF Conway Health and Resource Center in Ward 8 in Washington, DC. The new facility will support the Community of Hope’s 35-year mission supporting low-income families, including those experiencing homelessness. The new health and resource center provides space for primary medical and dental care, mental health services, social services, and office space for administrative staff. The building was designed to meet LEED-certification requirements and has state-of-the art equipment including electronic health records.
Conway Health and Resource Center was designed to be the anchor tenant for the first phase of the proposed mixed-use South Capitol Center Revitalization Master Plan. The overall revitalization plan includes 50,000 SF of medicinal office space, 85,000 SF of office space, 142 mixed-income residential units, and 45,000 SF of retail space.
Design services provided by WM included schematic design, design developments and construction documents. WM completed final streetscape design for the project, as well as a foundation to grade submission, traffic control plans, and permit set revision. Landscape design provided by WM included sidewalk paving, street tree layout, planting plans, hardscape and softscape details. Design assistance was provided for infrastructure elements to meet LEED requirements for the project site.
Conway Health + Resource Center achieve LEED Silver certification.
Photos courtesy of: Community of Hope DC