VIKA provided civil engineering and surveying services for the 500,000 SF, 4.5 acre Discovery Communications Headquarters Building located in downtown Silver Spring. Configured in an L shape, the facade fronts two main public thoroughfares which includes a 320,000 SF parking structure. A public green space and plaza link the headquarters to the surrounding neighborhood.
Our services included: schematic site design; Utility Relocation Plans; Concept Stormwater Management; Roadway Improvement Plans; Water and Sewer Relocation Plan; Storm Drain Relocation Plan; Sediment and Erosion Control Plan; Paving and Storm Drainage Plan; construction administration; and, submission of Site Plan Signature Set.
VIKA also assisted Discovery with a Site Plan amendment to allow for a new private garden area adjacent to the day care facility.