International Trade Center Ronald Reagan Building Washington, DC   Project Budget: $40M Construction Date:1999  Program: Presidential Ballrooms, International Conference Center, Trade Show, Food Court, Administrative Offices  Occupying the below grade portions of the $768M Ronald Reagan Building, the International Trade Center was designed to host functions of international importance.  The conference rooms and ballrooms were wrought in a palette of maple panels and custom ceiling panels and carpets, with tremendous effort put to the coordination of security, mechanical and electrical systems, and audiovisual systems.  Flexibility was of utmost importance, with all venues capable of hosting anything from a temporary call center to a presidential ball.   ITC Design Architect: Roel Krabbendam   ITC Design Firm of Record: BTA, Inc.   ITC Executive Firm of Record: Greenwell Goetz Inc.   Building Design Architect: Pei, Cobb, Freed and Partners   Building Executive Architect: Ellerbe Beckett

International Trade Center
Ronald Reagan Building
Washington, DC

Project Budget: $40M
Construction Date:1999

Program: Presidential Ballrooms, International Conference Center, Trade Show, Food Court, Administrative Offices

Occupying the below grade portions of the $768M Ronald Reagan Building, the International Trade Center was designed to host functions of international importance.  The conference rooms and ballrooms were wrought in a palette of maple panels and custom ceiling panels and carpets, with tremendous effort put to the coordination of security, mechanical and electrical systems, and audiovisual systems.  Flexibility was of utmost importance, with all venues capable of hosting anything from a temporary call center to a presidential ball.

ITC Design Architect: Roel Krabbendam
ITC Design Firm of Record: BTA, Inc.
ITC Executive Firm of Record: Greenwell Goetz Inc.
Building Design Architect: Pei, Cobb, Freed and Partners
Building Executive Architect: Ellerbe Beckett

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  Fenton Judicial Center  Lawrence, Massachusetts     Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Office of Record: Leers Weinzapfel Associates    This 10 courtroom facility required  extraordinary programming to meet the exacting requirements of each individual judge, as well as the requirements of a civic structure of tremendous importance to the urban renewal of the city.  The generous use of maple furniture and finishes insured durability, as well as a lighter and more contemporary atmosphere than is common in many courthouses.

Fenton Judicial Center
Lawrence, Massachusetts

Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Office of Record: Leers Weinzapfel Associates

This 10 courtroom facility required extraordinary programming to meet the exacting requirements of each individual judge, as well as the requirements of a civic structure of tremendous importance to the urban renewal of the city.  The generous use of maple furniture and finishes insured durability, as well as a lighter and more contemporary atmosphere than is common in many courthouses.

 Fenton Judicial Center  Lawrence, Massachusetts    Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Office of Record: Leers Weinzapfel Associates    This 10 courtroom facility required  extraordinary programming to meet the exacting requirements of each individual judge, as well as the requirements of a civic structure of tremendous importance to the urban renewal of the city.  The generous use of maple furniture and finishes insured durability, as well as a lighter and more contemporary atmosphere than is common in many courthouses.

Fenton Judicial Center
Lawrence, Massachusetts

Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Office of Record: Leers Weinzapfel Associates

This 10 courtroom facility required extraordinary programming to meet the exacting requirements of each individual judge, as well as the requirements of a civic structure of tremendous importance to the urban renewal of the city.  The generous use of maple furniture and finishes insured durability, as well as a lighter and more contemporary atmosphere than is common in many courthouses.

 Fenton Judicial Center  Lawrence, Massachusetts    Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Office of Record: Leers Weinzapfel Associates    This 10 courtroom facility required  extraordinary programming to meet the exacting requirements of each individual judge, as well as the requirements of a civic structure of tremendous importance to the urban renewal of the city.  The generous use of maple furniture and finishes insured durability, as well as a lighter and more contemporary atmosphere than is common in many courthouses.

Fenton Judicial Center
Lawrence, Massachusetts

Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Office of Record: Leers Weinzapfel Associates

This 10 courtroom facility required extraordinary programming to meet the exacting requirements of each individual judge, as well as the requirements of a civic structure of tremendous importance to the urban renewal of the city.  The generous use of maple furniture and finishes insured durability, as well as a lighter and more contemporary atmosphere than is common in many courthouses.

 Fenton Judicial Center  Lawrence, Massachusetts    Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Office of Record: Leers Weinzapfel Associates    This 10 courtroom facility required  extraordinary programming to meet the exacting requirements of each individual judge, as well as the requirements of a civic structure of tremendous importance to the urban renewal of the city.  The generous use of maple furniture and finishes insured durability, as well as a lighter and more contemporary atmosphere than is common in many courthouses.

Fenton Judicial Center
Lawrence, Massachusetts

Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Office of Record: Leers Weinzapfel Associates

This 10 courtroom facility required extraordinary programming to meet the exacting requirements of each individual judge, as well as the requirements of a civic structure of tremendous importance to the urban renewal of the city.  The generous use of maple furniture and finishes insured durability, as well as a lighter and more contemporary atmosphere than is common in many courthouses.

  Broward Center for the Performing Arts Fort Lauderdale, FL   Project Budget: $54M Construction Date:1991  Program: 2,700 Seat Theater, 585 Seat Theater, 500 person Conference and Banquet Facility, Support Facilities  Built on a bend of the New River, this prominent facility features two flexible theaters designed to accommodate performances from opera and symphonic productions to chamber music and dance. Chairs, light fixtures, upholstery and carpets were all custom designed for the project. Architecture and interior design emerged together from an intensely interactive process rich in precedents, models, samples and drawings all erected together in a dedicated room in the office of the architect and maintained for the life of the project.   Interior Designer: Polly Dithmer   Architect of Record: Benjamin Thompson and Associates, Inc.    

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Project Budget: $54M
Construction Date:1991

Program: 2,700 Seat Theater, 585 Seat Theater, 500 person Conference and Banquet Facility, Support Facilities

Built on a bend of the New River, this prominent facility features two flexible theaters designed to accommodate performances from opera and symphonic productions to chamber music and dance. Chairs, light fixtures, upholstery and carpets were all custom designed for the project. Architecture and interior design emerged together from an intensely interactive process rich in precedents, models, samples and drawings all erected together in a dedicated room in the office of the architect and maintained for the life of the project.

Interior Designer: Polly Dithmer
Architect of Record: Benjamin Thompson and Associates, Inc.

 

  Broward Center for the Performing Arts Fort Lauderdale, FL   Project Budget: $54M Construction Date:1991  Program: 2,700 Seat Theater, 585 Seat Theater, 500 person Conference and Banquet Facility, Support Facilities  Built on a bend of the New River, this prominent facility features two flexible theaters designed to accommodate performances from opera and symphonic productions to chamber music and dance. Chairs, light fixtures, upholstery and carpets were all custom designed for the project. Architecture and interior design emerged together from an intensely interactive process rich in precedents, models, samples and drawings all erected together in a dedicated room in the office of the architect and maintained for the life of the project.   Interior Designer: Polly Dithmer   Architect of Record: Benjamin Thompson and Associates, Inc.     

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Project Budget: $54M
Construction Date:1991

Program: 2,700 Seat Theater, 585 Seat Theater, 500 person Conference and Banquet Facility, Support Facilities

Built on a bend of the New River, this prominent facility features two flexible theaters designed to accommodate performances from opera and symphonic productions to chamber music and dance. Chairs, light fixtures, upholstery and carpets were all custom designed for the project. Architecture and interior design emerged together from an intensely interactive process rich in precedents, models, samples and drawings all erected together in a dedicated room in the office of the architect and maintained for the life of the project.

Interior Designer: Polly Dithmer
Architect of Record: Benjamin Thompson and Associates, Inc.


 

  Broward Center for the Performing Arts Fort Lauderdale, FL   Project Budget: $54M Construction Date:1991  Program: 2,700 Seat Theater, 585 Seat Theater, 500 person Conference and Banquet Facility, Support Facilities  Built on a bend of the New River, this prominent facility features two flexible theaters designed to accommodate performances from opera and symphonic productions to chamber music and dance. Chairs, light fixtures, upholstery and carpets were all custom designed for the project. Architecture and interior design emerged together from an intensely interactive process rich in precedents, models, samples and drawings all erected together in a dedicated room in the office of the architect and maintained for the life of the project.   Interior Designer: Polly Dithmer   Architect of Record: Benjamin Thompson and Associates, Inc.    

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Project Budget: $54M
Construction Date:1991

Program: 2,700 Seat Theater, 585 Seat Theater, 500 person Conference and Banquet Facility, Support Facilities

Built on a bend of the New River, this prominent facility features two flexible theaters designed to accommodate performances from opera and symphonic productions to chamber music and dance. Chairs, light fixtures, upholstery and carpets were all custom designed for the project. Architecture and interior design emerged together from an intensely interactive process rich in precedents, models, samples and drawings all erected together in a dedicated room in the office of the architect and maintained for the life of the project.

Interior Designer: Polly Dithmer
Architect of Record: Benjamin Thompson and Associates, Inc.

 

  Broward Center for the Performing Arts Fort Lauderdale, FL   Project Budget: $54M Construction Date:1991  Program: 2,700 Seat Theater, 585 Seat Theater, 500 person Conference and Banquet Facility, Support Facilities  Built on a bend of the New River, this prominent facility features two flexible theaters designed to accommodate performances from opera and symphonic productions to chamber music and dance. Chairs, light fixtures, upholstery and carpets were all custom designed for the project. Architecture and interior design emerged together from an intensely interactive process rich in precedents, models, samples and drawings all erected together in a dedicated room in the office of the architect and maintained for the life of the project.   Interior Designer: Polly Dithmer   Architect of Record: Benjamin Thompson and Associates, Inc.    

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Project Budget: $54M
Construction Date:1991

Program: 2,700 Seat Theater, 585 Seat Theater, 500 person Conference and Banquet Facility, Support Facilities

Built on a bend of the New River, this prominent facility features two flexible theaters designed to accommodate performances from opera and symphonic productions to chamber music and dance. Chairs, light fixtures, upholstery and carpets were all custom designed for the project. Architecture and interior design emerged together from an intensely interactive process rich in precedents, models, samples and drawings all erected together in a dedicated room in the office of the architect and maintained for the life of the project.

Interior Designer: Polly Dithmer
Architect of Record: Benjamin Thompson and Associates, Inc.

 

  The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life Los Angeles, California   The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.   Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.    

The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life
Los Angeles, California

The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.

Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.

 

  The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life Los Angeles, California   The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.   Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.    

The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life
Los Angeles, California

The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.

Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.

 

  The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life Los Angeles, California   The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.   Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.    

The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life
Los Angeles, California

The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.

Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.

 

  The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life Los Angeles, California   The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.   Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.    

The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life
Los Angeles, California

The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.

Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.

 

  The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life Los Angeles, California   The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.   Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.    

The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life
Los Angeles, California

The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.

Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.

 

  The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life Los Angeles, California   The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.   Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.    

The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life
Los Angeles, California

The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.

Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.

 

  The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life Los Angeles, California   The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.   Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.    

The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life
Los Angeles, California

The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.

Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.

 

  The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life Los Angeles, California   The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.   Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.    

The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life
Los Angeles, California

The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.

Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.

 

  The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life Los Angeles, California   The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.   Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.    

The Skirball Center for American Jewish Life
Los Angeles, California

The product now of decades of construction, the original phase of this world-class cultural center was designed in the late 1980's with Polly Dithmer as Director of Interior Design at Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.  Polly continued to consult to the project after opening her own firm, through construction of the original center.  The Center includes, an auditorium, food service venues, offices, public spaces, and museum and museum support spaces, each with their own highly specific acoustic, durability, utility, and presentation criteria.  The consensus between client and team that each of these issues would be addressed in an uncompromising fashion insured unparalleled excellence in the execution of this project.

Director of Interior Design: Polly Dithmer
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates, Inc.

 

  Institutions Project Experience:    Fenton Judicial Center , Lawrence, MA  International Trade Center , Washington, DC  Levanthal Sidman Community Center , Newton, MA  Meekins Library , Williamsburg, MA  Skirball Center of American Jewish Life , Los Angeles, CA  The Broward Center for the Performing Arts , Ft. Lauderdale, FL   

Institutions
Project Experience:

Fenton Judicial Center, Lawrence, MA
International Trade Center, Washington, DC
Levanthal Sidman Community Center, Newton, MA
Meekins Library, Williamsburg, MA
Skirball Center of American Jewish Life, Los Angeles, CA
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, FL