May 2012: New Projects Portfolio
Children’s hospital in Baltimore; shopping center development outside Chicago; Cornell College of Human Ecology’s new sustainable building.
Child care center opens for families of federal government employees
Operated by Childrens’ Creative Learning Centers, White Oak Wonders is a new child care facility located on the campus of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md., and serves the families of FDA and other federal employees. The U-shaped, single-story 21,000-sf facility is organized across two wings, with administrative and support spaces located in the center and outdoor play areas placed adjacent to classrooms. White Oak Wonders also incorporates sustainability features such as green roofing and stormwater management systems. Architecture firm RTKL partnered with NTVI Enterprises LLC on design construction, and KlingStubbins Inc. was responsible for civil engineering and project management support.