The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is a consortium of universities and other institutions that operates astronomical observatories and telescopes. AURA’s role is to establish, nurture, and promote public observatories and facilities that advance innovative astronomical research.  They are deeply committed to public and educational outreach, and to diversity throughout the astronomical and scientific workforce.

AURA has retained Clear Real Estate Services to provide Owner Representative and Project Management services for the design and construction of their commercial interior office space to be located in Washington, DC.  The project was delivered in May 2016.


Washington, DC


5,000 SF


BBGM Architects

General Contractor

Spectrum Inc. General Contracting

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