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Agence France- Presse

Washington, D.C. 

Since 1990, EDD has been privileged to perform design services for the Agency work space every 10 years. New technology and organizational requirements called for a major overhaul.

The building that AFP occupies, Southern Railway, was constructed in 1929. This historic structure features low ceilings and densely spaced structural members. Difficulties in design and trade coordination emerged when resolving conflicts between the systems in the plenum and under low profile raised floor. Working with decision makers we’ve devised and executed a sophisticated plan with relocation swing spaces for each phase.

Because of these challenges, seeing the project reach its completion gave us more satisfaction than most.