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Center for Developing Entrepreneurs in Charlottesville

Feb 19, 2021

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Design: Eskew Dumez Ripple

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Envisioning multi-use space for entrepreneurs, designers, and developers, and additional ground floor retail, the new 215,000-square-foot Center for Developing Entrepreneurs will act as a connective ligature between the institutional, commercial, and the historic avenues of the city.

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

The facade, via a repeating pattern, will ensure consistency throughout the various tenant spaces enclosed within.

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

The building will negotiate the difference in scales of the surrounding environment by employing a stepped elevation pattern, exposing rooftop courtyard areas and panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

At the ground floor, the brick will be lifted, replaced by a glazed first story to expose a unique public space intended to enliven the street and promote connectivity.

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

This interior plaza will also serve to extend the terminus of the main thoroughfare, Main Street, with a direct connection to adjacent Water Street.

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

The move will facilitate access between the adjoining areas and allowing further retail space to be integrated into the surrounding pedestrian mall.

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

The project is targeting ambitious sustainability goals, with completion set for 2022.

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs in Charlottesville, Virginia – Building Information

Design Architect: Eskew Dumez Ripple

Eskew Dumez Ripple Project Team:
Jose Alvarez, AIA, Principal-in-Charge
Steve Dumez, FAIA, Principal-in-Charge
Tyler Guidroz, AIA, Design Staff
Jill Traylor, NCIDQ, IIDA, Interior Designer
Max Katz, AIA, Design Staff
Noah Marble, AIA, Design Staff
Tom Gibbons, AIA, Design Staff

Project Team:
Architect of Record: Wolf Ackerman
Contractor: Hourigan Group
Client: CSH Development
Civil Engineer: Timmons Group, Inc.
Structural Engineer: Fox and Associates, Inc.
Mechanical Engineer: 2RW Consulting Engineers
Electrical Engineer: 2RW Consulting Engineers
Landscape: Gregg Bleam Landscape Architect
Lighting: David Tozer
I.T/AV/Security: Sextant Group
Branding and Wayfinding: Iconograph
Kitchen Equipment: Design Chesapeake
Envelope Consulting: REI
Hardware Consultant: Assa Abloy
Fountain Consultant: DEW

Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

Photography: EskewDumezRipple

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Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

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