The Varsity Apartments
The project includes providing MEP design services for the full renovation of a +/- 200,000 SF Student Apartment Building located at 950 24th Street NW in Washington, DC. The building is 10 stories above grade, plus a terrace level, plaza level, and two underground parking levels. The program consists of 148,000 SF residential units, 38,000 SF parking 10,800 SF of common areas at the terrace level and roof.
Scope elements include:
New public space layouts, new roof terrace at west side of the roof, as well as new ducts, heat pumps, kitchen fixtures, and plumbing fixtures.
Reuse of existing risers, fire alarm, fire protection, and wiring. Reconfiguration of apartment kitchens.
In-kind replacement of bathroom fixtures at existing locations.
Revised configurations for apartment ductwork in order to reduce bulkheads and maximize the openness of the space.
Conversion of existing rooftop pool into landscaped plaza.
Refurbishment / replacement of most of the MEP systems.