May 23, 2013
Riverside Five (RIV5) was recently presented with the 2013 CON/STEEL Building of the Year Award for Technical Innovation. This competition showcases tilt-up innovation, marketplace diversity, and architectural versatility. RIV5 competed against seven other finalists during a webinar.
RIV5 is a four-story Class A office building totaling 126,000 square feet on a 9.3 acre site. It presents an impressive exterior of tilt-up concrete construction and efficient low-E exterior glass. Designed by DVA Architects of Gaithersburg, the building features a well-appointed lobby with a dramatic two-story atrium, as well as high-end finishes of matte porcelain tile, all-glass storefronts, pear wood walls, birch interior doors, and two interactive displays streaming live news and traffic reports.