From government facilities and community centers to sports venues and museums, we know how to make an institutional building look a lot less “institutional”. We strive to create diverse, significant pieces of architecture designed to withstand the toughest conditions and serve multiple areas of public life. One of the reasons our projects have been recognized across the industry for excellence and efficiency is that that we don’t start planning until we know a building’s purpose. We then put every ounce of energy into creating an environment that will deliver the ultimate user experience for years to come.
The North Shore area between PNC Park and Heinz Field is a fast-growing hub of retail, entertainment, and office uses creating demand for additional parking. This 1,000-car garage, designed for the Pittsburgh Stadium Authority, replaces surface lots to provide for both daily and event parking.
Working closely with city planners, municipal authorities, and numerous business and community groups, WTW designed the Mt. Lebanon Transportation Center to integrate into the existing urban fabric.
Mt. Lebanon, PA
Just half a block from Pittsburgh’s PNC Park baseball park, this new 942-car parking structure contains 16,000 square feet of space for restaurants, sports bars, retail shops, or other similar uses. The retail space has 24-foot ceilings and 17-foot-wide sidewalks for outdoor cafes.
The Pittsburgh Cultural District is a study in urban revival. Spurred by the efforts of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, a 12-block area in the central business district has undergone a transition to become the premiere location for arts-related theaters, performance centers, and galleries. The latest addition is Theater Square, which will provide a street-level central ticketing office and arts information center for all cultural venues within the area.