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Dickies Arena in Fort Worth Hosts its First Rodeo

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Chevy Chase Lake
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Above-grade concrete work continues on Buildings B2 and B3, and Bozzuto Construction estimates the project is currently 40% complete. DMSAS will review exterior mock-ups in early February. In November, Martin Architectural Group submitted permit drawings to Montgomery County for the third building, an 11-story apartment tower that will connect the project with the Connecticut Avenue Purple Line station.
The Nicholas S. Zeppos Residential College at Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
Vanderbilt RC-A has now officially been named The Nicholas S. Zeppos Residential College after the chancellor emeritus. On the exterior of the building masonry construction continues to progress with the majority of the windows installed. Steel structure installation has begun above the 15th floor of the main tower. Interior millwork installation has begun and the design team is finalizing interior paint and finish selections.
Vanderbilt University RC-B
Nashville, Tennessee
RC-B is the third building that DMSAS has designed in the Residential College system at Vanderbilt University. Construction documents have been issued and the bidding process is ongoing. Construction for RC-B is expected to begin in February 2020.
Vanderbilt RC-C
Nashville, Tennessee
RC-C is the fourth building in the Residential College system at Vanderbilt University. The DMSAS design team completed Schematic Design in mid-December and Design Development is underway.
The Waycroft
Arlington, Virginia
Construction at The Waycroft in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, VA has been busy as the final touches are being installed. The exterior work at the ground floor curtain wall, granite stone wall base, decorative metal work , entry canopies, exterior lighting, and street and courtyard plantings create a warm and human scaled pedestrian environment. Interior construction has been focused on the public spaces with the installation of the Italian marble floors, wainscot, and pilasters, custom decorative lighting fixtures, wood panels and casework, brushed aluminum railings, and custom patterned Axminster carpet. 
Huntsville Amphitheater
Huntsville, Alabama
DMSAS has been working with the city of Huntsville, AL as well as Huntsville Venue Group on a new amphitheater that will seat approximately 8,000 people. The amphitheater will be located on the southern end of the new MidCity town center development.
The Parkview
Southlake, Texas
The exterior of the Parkview is coming along with a few weeks of major construction remaining. The team is now projecting the first move-ins to happen from mid-to-late April.
St. Elmo Apartments
Bethesda, Maryland
DMSAS is pleased to be resuming work on St. Elmo Apartments, a 22-story apartment building located in downtown Bethesda, Maryland. The original client and landowner, Lenkin Companies, is being joined by Duball LLC, an established developer of multi-family housing projects in the region. We are working closely with Duball and Maurice Walters, Architect as the project is being refined and prepared for Site Plan approval by the Montgomery County Planning Board. We are excited to see this project, which was begun in 2014 and has been through several iterations, move one step closer to coming out of the ground!
CCMC- Dodson Expansion and Garages
Fort Worth, Texas
 DMSAS is working on a number of projects on the main campus of Cook Children’s Medical Center (CCMC). DMSAS is currently wrapping up Schematic Design on the 220,000 square foot Dodson Clinic expansion. Additionally , the 600 space 8 th & Terrell Street Garage is now under construction with concrete structure close to topping out. The 1000 space 8 th & Pennsylvania Avenue Garage is under design and the DMSAS team has recently completed Design Development.
CCMC- Prosper Hospital
Fort Worth, Texas
DMSAS is in the early stages of design for a satellite hospital for Cook Children’s Medical Center in Prosper, TX, an hour’s drive north of Fort Worth. The new facility will provide pediatric medical services, clinics and an urgent care facility. Pictured left is a rendering of the new medical office building.
Markus Hongmanivanh Joins the Team!
As a long-time Maryland resident, Markus began his education at Montgomery College before transferring to Morgan State University to earn his Bachelors of Science in Architecture. Following undergrad, Markus attended Northeastern University to earn his Master of Architecture degree. Markus started his architectural career designing custom single family homes for 3.5 years before entering into the commercial world. Out of the office he enjoys testing out new recipes, spending time with his dog, Mily, or watching a Korean drama with a glass of wine.
Toryn Broadwater Joins the Team!
Originally from Richmond, VA Toryn attended college at West Virginia University where she played on the women's soccer team. After two years at WVU, Toryn transferred to James Madison University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. In her spare time Toryn enjoys working out, traveling and spending time with family and friends including her three sisters. She has recently moved to Arlington, VA and is excited to start her professional career as an Administrative Assistant at DMSAS.
Ryan Gebhart Joins the Team!
Ryan is from Wilmington, DE and has received and Undergraduate degree in Philosophy as well as a Graduate degree in Architecture from the Catholic University of America. In his spare time outside of work Ryan enjoys writing and reading and has two self-published books. Ryan also likes to jog along the National Mall while trying not to get too distracted by the beautiful buildings there.
Tommy Vince Joins the Team!
After his internship over the summer of 2019, Tommy Vince is joining the team as a full time Architectural Designer. Tommy received his Masters of Architecture from the Catholic University of America following his internship at DMSAS. In his spare time Tommy enjoys visiting the National Gallery of Art and Georgetown as well as learning more about plein air watercolor drawing.
IPAL Intern Patrick Keating Joins the Team!
 Patrick is joining DMSAS as an IPAL intern in 2020 after completing his Undergraduate Studies at the Catholic University of America. Patrick is originally from Pottsville, PA and has been living in Washington, DC for the last five years. Some of his favorite things include reading about architectural history and exploring the Capitol grounds and National Mall.
George Fillion Joins the Team!
Originally hailing from New Haven, CT, George Fillion attended Notre Dame University and received a degree in Architecture. Prior to joining DMSAS, George was working in Vero Beach with MPCA. He is glad to be living two blocks away from one of his brothers, who is a journalist in DC. George loves playing the piano and also playing sports- including Skeeball with the DMSAS team!
Laura Ydrobo Joins the Team!
Originally from San Cristobal, Venezuela, Laura obtained her Bachelor of Architecture from the National Experimental University of Tachira (UNET). Prior to joining DMSAS, Laura worked on multifamily, lighting and design-build projects. She sees every design as a puzzle to be solved and loves working on projects where the client's personality can shine. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys being outdoors, going on adventures and listening to Jazz and Blues music.
Gingertown DC 2019 Raises a Record Amount for Local Charities

The David M. Schwarz Architect's Charitable Foundation raised over $30,000 for local charities So Others Might Eat, Children's National Hospital, Community of Hope, St. Elizabeth's Hospital and The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing through Gingertown DC. The event was featured on Fox5 Local News, NPR and Hyperallergic.

Click here to see our gallery of Gingertown creations and participants!
Gingertown 2019 also included locations in Atlanta , Nashville , and Dallas . Combined, the three Gingertown locations raised $83,750 for charitable causes- up by $9,500 from 2018!
The DMSAS team poses in front of the Chevy Chase Lake construction site on an office field trip.