ASHA is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 115,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. ASHA was seeking to provide a dynamic and high-quality environment for its employees and members, and is regularly recognized by Washingtonian magazine as one of the ’50 Best Places to Work” in the metropolitan area.
Boggs & Partners considered the following items; the new building is to be LEED certified, with a goal of LEED Gold level; the new building is connected to a parking garage structure; A detailed site plan process was completed for the building design in the City of Rockville; Broad master plan concepts were prepared by Boggs & Partners in the design of the new building including studies for maximum future second office building.
The exterior design scheme used a composition of custom pre-cast concrete panels and a glass curtain wall system.
The interior space is composed of terrazzo flooring and wood entry elevator lobby which leads tenants to upper and lower office spaces. Additional amenities designed include a 350-seat conference center and 5,000 square feet fitness center and locker rooms, 2500 square feet employee lounge. Technical design included 24/7/365 data center and call center.