Architecture, Inc. served as owner’s representative for Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) for the new training facility and 5,000-seat arena. The firm also performed programming, initial space planning, and FF&E specification for all three team spaces within the facility including 12,000 sf of office. The LEED Gold Entertainment and Sports Arena (ESA) is the home of the Washington Mystics and serves as the first WNBA-dedicated facility in the league as well as a state-of-the-art training center for the Washington Wizards and their new G League franchise. The 33,000 sf training facility is situated in a distinct space within the greater arena and designed as a best-in-class facility that offers amenities inclusive of sports training to meet NBA standards and drive future recruitment opportunities. Basketball programming includes two practice courts, a kitchen, and specialized training components such as cryotherapy and hydrotherapy as well as hospitality-like environments to encourage pre- and post-training camaraderie, respite, and recovery.