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MCN is expanding into the U.S. Virgin Islands!

MCN is honored to have been awarded the design-build project for Arthur Richards PK-8 School – the territory’s first new school in decades.

This project will create an estimated 135,400 SF learning space for a capacity of 1,300 students. The new school will be constructed at the former site of the Evelyn Williams campus. By implementing the “School-within-a-School” concept and creating Learning Neighborhoods, students will benefit from flexible spaces tailored to different instructional modalities. The schools of the future will support authentic project-based learning, differentiated instruction, and social and emotional learning.

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MCN Wins Fort Lincoln Campus Improvement Project!

The D.C. Department of General Services and the D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation have selected MCN as the construction manager at risk for the Fort Lincoln Campus Improvement Project!

The $39M project includes a new recreation and early childhood education center that will be constructed in the location of the former Thurgood Marshall Elementary School. The new facility will consist of an indoor gymnasium, fitness room, racquetball courts, senior and teen rooms, an elevated walking track, a demonstration kitchen, and an 8,000 SF early childhood education center. The project also involves improvements to the 27-acre park space, such as new playgrounds for all ages, a splash park, outdoor fitness equipment, ADA improvements, lighting upgrades, and sport court upgrades.

Lubber Run Wins 2022 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) Award

The Lubber Run Community Center is a 2022 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) Award Winner. The building’s copper system that wraps the north facade was chosen for its ease of maintenance due to its patina over time and its improvement with age. Projects were judged by a panel of industry experts for their copper system design, integration of copper alloys with overall building design, the craftsmanship of installation, and excellence in innovation or restoration.


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Banneker Academic High School Wins Learning By Design Award

Benjamin Banneker Academic High School won the 2022 Grand Prize for new construction of an entire school/campus building. A distinguished panel of architects and education facility professionals chose four projects to award the Grand Prize based on the project’s design thinking, transparency, connectivity, safety, sustainability, great interiors, and sophistication.
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Jennie Dean Park Modernization Crosses the Finish Line!

Jennie Dean Park’s long-anticipated transformation is almost complete. Located in Arlington, VA, the newly renovated 12.5-acre, $15M park now offers two lighted baseball fields, lighted tennis and basketball courts, a playground, two picnic shelters, a restroom building, green space, and a stream overlook. The scope of work included landscaping, site circulation, furnishings, signage, stormwater management, parking, and public art and historic interpretation elements.
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MCN Build is now a Certified Great Place to Work!

MCN Build has been officially certified as a nationally-recognized Great Place to Work®. Great Place to Work® is the global authority on building, sustaining and recognizing high-trust, high-performing workplace cultures. Based on feedback from employees, 96% said that MCN Build is an overall great place to work. MCN’s culture, passion, and unwavering commitment to integrity and fairness are what sets the firm apart.

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Hyde-Addison ES Wins 2021 D.C. Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

Hyde-Addison Elementary School recently won a 2021 D.C. Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation for Design and Construction. These awards honor outstanding preservation projects and exceptional contributions by individuals and organizations supporting historic preservation in the District. The Hyde-Addison campus modernization blends perfectly into the historic Georgetown fabric and creates a cutting-edge educational space for students, faculty, and staff. A contemporary addition connects the two existing historic buildings, tying the campus into a visually coherent facility.

Learn more about the award here.