A ceremony in Merriweather District, located in downtown Columbia, Maryland, celebrated the groundbreaking of a 12-story office building that will ultimately serve as headquarters for cybersecurity company Tenable. The building is one of many slated for the area, which is expected to become a commercial hub for technology and innovation.
As is the case with many buildings, a national chain of early childhood education centers chose the location of its Washington D.C. project on a site known to have soil and groundwater contamination as a result of the property’s former uses. The specifier included a vapor intrusion mitigation system in the project’s design plans to ensure the safety of the buildings’ occupants.
Multi-discipline consulting corporation Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson (JMT) announced the launch of JMT Architecture and the purchase of Baltimore-based RCG Architects, the city’s oldest operating architectural institution.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), ranking states in terms of certified square feet per resident.