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Developing a Cohesive Strategy Can be the Key to Project Success

Developing a Cohesive Strategy Can be the Key to Project Success

| February 24, 2017

by James E. LaPosta Jr. 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 place, the district embarked […]




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Transforming BU Castle: From Heritage Building to Daily Venue for Alumni, Faculty, and Students

Transforming BU Castle: From Heritage Building to Daily Venue for Alumni, Faculty, and Students

| February 23, 2017

                      Iconic mansion undergoes historic restoration for new life as Alumni Center by Rebecca Berry Colleges and universities with heritage campuses face accessibility, infrastructure, and use pattern challenges in older buildings. Although they are solidly constructed, these buildings require significant rehab to render them functional, […]




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Suffolk University Moves Campus

Suffolk University Moves Campus

| February 22, 2017

Boston – As administrators at Suffolk University worked through the process of shifting their campus from its original Beacon Hill base to Boston’s downtown area, they wanted to do more than provide a basic learning facility. Their goal was to create a flagship academic building with state-of-the-art classrooms and science labs. To project that image, designers […]




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Connecticut’s Largest Preschool Dedicated

Connecticut’s Largest Preschool Dedicated

| February 22, 2017

Designed by Kenneth Boroson Architects New Haven, CT – The largest public preschool in the state of Connecticut was recently dedicated. The new 70,000sf building, Dr. Reginald Mayo Early Childhood School, was designed by Kenneth Boroson Architects of New Haven, as part of the city’s $1.6 billion school construction program, to accommodate 565 Pre-K and Head Start students […]




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Amenta Emma Completes Putnam Refectory at UConn

Amenta Emma Completes Putnam Refectory at UConn

| February 21, 2017

Storrs, CT – Amenta Emma recently competed renovations for the Putnam Refectory at UConn Storrs. Constructed in 1969, it is the primary dining facility for students living in the Hillside section of campus. While long overdue for an update to match the standards of other campus dining venues, the urgency to renovate and increase capacity at […]




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Shawmut Completes Woodman Family Community and Performance Center

Shawmut Completes Woodman Family Community and Performance Center

| February 15, 2017

Providence, RI – The Moses Brown School community recently debuted its transformative 36,000sf Woodman Family Community and Performance Center, which is connected to the Walter Jones Library at the center of the school’s 33-acre campus. Shawmut Design and Construction completed the project, one of the largest in the school’s 232-year history, in 18 months. Designed […]




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