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MMD is Associate Architect for the new home of the DC United in Southwest, Washington, D.C., supporting Populous, a globally-recognized architecture firm based in Kansas City. The stadium opened in July for the 2018 Major League Soccer season. The state-of-the-art facility accommodates 20,000 fans and features 31 luxury suites, a 200-capacity bike valet lot, and close to 500,000 square feet of space for offices, retail, and other amenities. It features a “seating bowl” with canopies surrounding an uncovered field. The “contemporary industrial” style of the venue brings a modern aesthetic to the DC United brand, while also paying homage to the industrial past and context of Buzzard Point.
(This project was initiated under Marshall Moya, but was completed by Michael Marshall Design.)
The new stadium provides a unique atmosphere for fans to watch soccer, and includes an “interactive plaza” linking to ancillary development that will serve as community-gathering space year-round. The project creates dynamic parks and open spaces that are intended to be community assets.