Allen + Shariff provided MEP engineering, consulting and design services for Medstar, a 200,000 square foot, eight-story, high rise office building and a nine-story, self-standing 1,200 car garage located in Merriweather District of Howard County, Maryland. The project, which totaled $30 million for the office building and $16 million for the garage, received LEED Silver certification.
The office space, which is accompanied by approximately 50,000 square feet of retail and an additional 4,230 parking spaces, is split between three parcels west of the pavilion and Symphony Woods. The parcel located at the corner of Hickory Ridge Road and Broken Land Parkway, known as area two, is now the medical office hub that includes full-service outpatient care.
Sustainable features for the project included the addition of a performance-based building automation system with efficient cooling plant including integrated water economizer, exhaust air energy recovery through bathroom exhaust and building relief air, storm water, daylighting, low flow plumbing fixtures, high performance glazing to control solar heat gain and efficient lighting system with reduced lighting power densities.
Allen + Shariff were also responsible for HVAC and lighting systems commissioning.
Square Footage: 200,000
Services: MEP Engineering