Washington Center Student Apartments, Washington, DC
The Washington Center Student Apartments serves as a centralized campus for students participating in the TWC’s programs. This multi-functional 95 dwelling unit complex houses 345 beds serving the Center’s Political Science students who are primarily college Juniors and Seniors. The building totals 140,000 SF and is located in close proximity to the metro and The Capitol. The educational spaces include six classrooms with state of the art technology, and an auditorium space to seat up to 500 students. The new technology includes flat screen monitors, disappearing ceiling mounted cameras and projectors to provide real time viewing of their lectures in all spaces. The six-story residence features one level of underground parking and a glass and brick exterior with metal accents. Each student residence include a kitchen, washer and dryer and high-speed Internet access. Community space is located in the lower level, providing a space for students to study, collaborate on team projects and socialize. The Washington Center is committed to sustainable design, by specifying high efficiency lighting, plumbing fixtures and air conditioning for the kitchens and bathrooms as part of the effort to create a sustainable facility.