Watergate Complex

Washington, DC

image overlooking buildings
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Scan data of BLDG 2600-2650
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Webshare imagery of BLDG 700
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Laser scanning on rooftop
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Scan data from BLDG 700
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Rooftop railings
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Screenshot of scan data from rooftop
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Laser scanning action shot
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Looking up at laser scanner
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Project Square Footage

~ 1,963,500 s.f.

Market Sector

Mixed Use

Project Type

Mixed Use

Year Completed

2016

Architectural Resource Consultants (ARC) was hired to provide HDS (High Definition Survey) 3D laser scanning services. The existing conditions data captured was used to determine gross building square footages for the six buildings that compose the Watergate Complex. All scanning of the facades took place at roof and grade levels. Balconies and balcony railings blocked some areas of the facade making data capture dependent on line of sight.


Survey control was established throughout the site by a licensed land surveying company in order for the deliverables to meet the specified LOA (Level of Accuracy) for the project. The purpose of the survey control was to properly control scan data.

 

The facility remained active while field work was taking place and ARC made every effort to not impact the occupants while the control and scanning were performed.