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Title: The REACH at the Kennedy Center

Author(s): Yvonne Nelson

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 43

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 33-41

Keywords: all, formwork, roof, finish

Date: 3/1/2021


The REACH is a 72,000 ft2 (6700 m2) expansion of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, USA. It comprises three prominent pavilions connected by studios, classrooms, and a parking structure below an interwoven green roof. It was constructed using a variety of exposed concrete finishes and structural and architectural components. The article provides insights into the execution of some of the project’s outstanding features.


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