DMSAS President Gregory Hoss Leads Smith Center Tour at the AIA National Conference

DMSAS Principal Gregory Hoss led a tour of the Smith Center for Performing Arts in Las Vegas during the 2019 AIA National Conference focused on LEED certification, materials and design for performing arts. Read more on the Smith Center here.
Meet the DMSAS 2019 Interns!

This summer DMSAS is joined by 7 interns from 5 different Universities. Read the first of our intern profiles here!
E. Bronson Ingram Residential College wins the 2019 AIA Gulf States Honor Award for excellence in historic integration, use of natural materials and finely scaled details.
DMSAS has been a long time supporter of the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture. Principal Steve Knight & spouse Karen and Associate Mark Elliott
& spouse Kelly attended this year's gala on behalf of the firm.
This year, DMSAS and DCBIA team up for Community Improvement Day in Oxon Run Park. Learn more about our site and design process!
The Schermerhorn Symphony Center takes center stage at the League of American Orchestras 2019 Conference.

DMSAS Principal Steve Knight helped lead the Schermerhorn building tour with Acoustician Paul Scarborough. The venue also hosted a multi-media performance of Carmina Burana featuring the Nashville Ballet, two choruses and a full orchestra.
Dallas Chavez Joins the Team!

Dallas recently graduated from The University of Maryland with his Bachelor of Science in Architecture and as a LEED AP BD+C. He served as the President for the University’s AIAS chapter and lead them to participate in their first CANstruction competition. He also outlined a curriculum for Architecture in the Schools where he mentored local high school students as they designed their school’s dugout. On his own time, he enjoys sketching, participating in sports, cooking, and taking road trips. 
Maytham Alghaffari Joins the Team!
Originally from Baghdad, Iraq, Maytham received his bachelor's degree in Architecture from the German Jordanian University in Amman. He interned in both Jordan and Germany and since then gained experience in architectural design, lighting design and BIM. Maytham enjoys sketching, reading, and discovering architecture around the world. He believes that buildings tell great stories and practicing architecture allows him to contribute to those stories.
Chevy Chase Lake
Bozzuto Construction will start pouring portions of the P1 level floor slab soon for Chevy Chase Lake’s three-story underground garage. Utility work continues, and the first phase, representing the garage and Buildings B2 and B3, is approximately 20% complete. The Martin Architectural Group is nearing the halfway point in construction documents for Building B1, the block between Connecticut Avenue, Manor Road, and the future Purple Line.
Vanderbilt RC-A
Vanderbilt's Residential College A is currently under construction. The west half has been topped out with roof
installation continuing, and work has begun on the exterior stone and brick.
The college is on schedule to open for the Fall 2020 semester.
Vanderbilt RC-B
 DMSAS has completed Design Development on our third Residential College at Vanderbilt University. We will continue to refine interior and exterior finish selections and develop decorative carved stone panels in consultation with the University. Demolition work is underway on the site, and the college is on schedule to open for the Fall 2022 semester.
The Waycroft
The Waycroft construction continues on schedule with exterior masonry, railings and precast construction nearly complete. Interior unit construction is also moving swiftly. The project is on schedule for completion and occupancy in the spring of 2020.
Dickies Arena  
The Dickies Arena is approaching completion as the branded building signage mock-up has been installed on the west facade and the final landscaping commences on the plaza. The interiors progress with the lobbies and concourses receiving the last of their finishes and fixtures as the technical equipment for the arena bowl is installed. The Arena’s completion is on track for the November 2019 opening.
The Parkview
The exterior of the Parkview is well underway with about half of the brick and cast stone installed. Construction crews are completing the framing out of interior units and ductwork installation. The Parkview is on track for completion in late 2019/ early 2020.