AHA Consulting Engineers provided MEP/FP design, energy modeling, and LEED administration services for the new college house project that has the capacity to house 350 students at University of Pennsylvania .
by Amr Raafat The days of blueprints are long gone—here’s why. In construction, it can be difficult—and sometimes impossible—to envision precisely what the end of a project will look like. Giving a client the ability to “walk” job sites before construction starts sounds remarkable—but that’s exactly what we’re doing, and it doesn’t stop there. Shawmut’s Virtual […]
Photo essay documents 560-mile trek across Cuba Boston Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture firm, recently announced that BSA Space, in partnership with Shepley Bulfinch, will feature Road to Revolution: A 30 Day Journey Across Cuba, an exhibition of photos by Shepley Bulfinch architectural designer, Abby Gordon. Taken over the course of a month-long trip across Cuba, the exhibition provides […]
by Sean Sweeney Every so often we are stunned by the sheer size of a university’s endowment. Harvard University’s endowment in January 2017 was $37.6 billion. This is greater than the annual GDP of 101 countries. The top 10 higher education endowments have a combined value of over $185 billion. While endowments are often considered […]
by James E. LaPosta, Jr., FAIA, LEED AP When JCJ Architecture was selected by the City of Haverhill to undertake the feasibility phase for the Caleb Dustin Hunking School, we knew that significant structural issues in the existing building had caused the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) to prioritize the project. With short-term repairs in […]
Collaborative Building: A View of the A/E/C Industry through the lens of a business developer in the Commercial General Contracting World
by Max Nuki The candle never stops burning for a business developer in the commercial general contracting (GC) world. Success is dependent on a set of skills that goes beyond the limits of simply building rapport with a diverse group of owners and A/E/C professionals, but moreover starts the process of developing business by listening […]
Boston – The Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) recently announced the winners of the 2016 BSA Design Awards. New England project winners in the Educational category are: Honor Award: K-12 Facilities – Flansburgh Architects for Arts & Innovation Center, Indian Mountain School, Lakeville, Conn. Flansburgh Architects, Arts & Innovation Center, Indian Mountain School (Lakeville, Connecticut). Image courtesy […]
Allston, MA – G. Greene Construction congratulates project manager Carlie Biron, who was chosen as one of 45 women recognized this year by the Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) for leadership, service, commitment, achievement and exemplary character. The 2017 Women@Wentworth celebration will be held on March 18, 2017.
Boston – For the 5th year in a row the Wentworth Student Chapter received a Chapter of Excellence Award from MCAA/MCERF. The award totals $7,500 out of which $5,000 is used for scholarships to the most active and dedicated members of the chapter as identified by the faculty advisor. Every year 10 student chapters from […]
Boston – Preservation Massachusetts (PM) is currently accepting nominations for projects that demonstrate the power of historic preservation, rehabilitation, community development, etc. with the Paul & Niki Tsongas Awards this year. The awards are given out annually at the Preservation Massachusetts’ annual dinner, which is May 10 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza and routinely garners 500 attendees from all […]