WM-LA is providing design services for this 8 acre site previously utilized as a 900 space parking lot. This 8 acre site will contain American University’s new East Campus. The development will include six buildings and plazas with underground parking. The East Campus is designed to accommodate 750+ students in contemporary designed residential halls, with integrate retail.
The landscape features include multiple courtyards, both at grade and over structure, designed to serve as gathering spaces for the expanded AU campus. A variety of materials and patterns will be utilized to help the site blend into the overall campus aesthetic, while complementing the modern architecture of the building. Native plants are utilized to provide an attractive low maintenance landscape.