In October 2017, the first phase of The Wharf is scheduled to open. Afterwards, the second phase isn’t expected to begin until mid-2018 with a completion date slated for 2021. With the first phase nearing completion, Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, the developer of The Wharf, announced the 11 architects and designers selected to design the second phase.
The Wharf is a $2 billion, 3.2-million-square-foot project in D.C.’s Southwest Waterfront neighborhood. The second phase of the project will total 1.2 million square feet of mixed-use space, including retail, residential, marina, and park space.
Below, see which architects to expect:
- Perkins Eastman will serve as the master planner and master architect for The Wharf. Already, Perkins Eastman has begun work on The Channel, a 501-unit apartment building, and the Class-A office building, 800 Maine. According to a press release, Perkins Eastman is the horizontal architect for all Phase 2 infrastructure and underground parking.
- For Phase 2, SHoP Architects will design two office towers and related retail space on Parcels 6 and 7.
- On Parcels 6 and 7, WDG Architecture will also work as the Architect of Record, collaborating with SHoP Architects. WDG Architecture has also been active in Phase 1 as Architect of Record for the VIO condominium residences and Incanto apartments that will deliver this year.
- For Parcel 8, ODA will construct a mixed-income, multi-family apartment building with related retail.
- Rafael Viñoly, an internationally renowned architectural firm, will work on condominiums on Parcel 9.
- New York City-based Morris Adjmi Architects will work on Parcel 10 to create a commercial office building.
- Live-aboard marina services will be headed by STUDIOS Architecture.
- Manhattan-based Hollwich Kushner will be behind the redevelopment of the Wharf’s marina.
- S9 Architects will be behind Wharf Marina Operations and the Cantina Marina Pier.
- Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates will work on M Street Landing, an outdoor space that will connect the waterfront to the Arena Stage.
- Finally, Charlottesville-based Wolf | Josey will work on public space design.
• The Wharf developers assemble high-profile design team for next phase [Washington Business Journal]