Offsite Fabrication Speeds Construction Schedules

Method Enables Contractors to Meet Tighter Timelines Featured in Banker & Tradesman | July, 29, 2018 Today’s pressures in design and development have led to an increased interest in more precise construction techniques. With the rising demands on project schedules and building performance, offsite fabrication of building components is gaining popularity. Prefabrication and modular construction have been around for decades. However, with…

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Arrowstreet Receives a SCUP Honor Award For Excellence in Planning

Arrowstreet receives prestigious SCUP Honor for its Sustainable Roof Study at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Environmental tool will enable MIT to reduce campus carbon emissions by 32 percent by 2030 BOSTON (July 18, 2018) – Arrowstreet Inc., a local architecture and design firm, is pleased to announce its MIT Sustainable Roof Study and Planning Tool is the recipient of…

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Arrowstreet at SCUP ’18

Senior Associate, Tina Soohoo AIA, will be at the SCUP ’18 National Conference to accept Arrowstreet’s Excellence in Planning for an Existing Campus Award for our MIT Sustainable Roof Study. Tina was the Project Manager for the study which developed a planning tool for MIT to develop campus plan strategies and prioritize improvements that lower greenhouse gas emissions, maximize energy savings,…

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Emily Grandstaff-Rice on Affecting Change in Architecture

A Senior Associate at Arrowstreet, Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA talked with Girl Uninterupted about making policy changes, being a woman in architecture, and observing challenges for emerging professionals. Emily served as Boston Society of Architects President in 2014 and is currently the Chair of the AIA Equity in Architecture Commission. She is the 2018-2020 Director at-large for the AIA Board of…

A Boutique Hotel’s Façade Goes Up in 13 Days

If you took a vacation in May and noticed what looks like a new building downtown when you returned, here’s a brief version of the story. A 163-room boutique style hotel, combining contemporary materials with historic details, got a new face. With one third of the building being an addition, the new façade became critical in creating an identity for…

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Arrowstreet at M.A.S.S. Executive Institute

Arrowstreet will be hosting a booth at this year’s M.A.S.S. Executive Institute. The Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (M.A.S.S.) is the only statewide organization dedicated to the unique professional and advocacy concerns of school superintendents and assistant superintendents. Learn more here: https://www.massupt.org/  

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Daylight Hour 2018

Arrowstreet is proud to be participating in Daylight Hour again this year. Today, and every Friday during the summer, we will turn off all the lights in our office starting at noon. Learn more here: https://daylighthour.org/ 

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Installing the Custom Soffit at Congress Square

At Congress Square, a 500,000 SF mixed-use project in downtown Boston, we pushed the lower two floors of the vertical addition back from the existing building’s exterior wall. This move created a physical space between the two structures, allowing the new addition to “float” above the existing building. This setback also created a significant overhang where we designed a custom Fiber…

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Arrowstreet Presenting at AIA ’18

This year, Arrowstreet has six staff members presenting at the AIA ’18 Conference on Architecture in New York City. Be sure to check out their sessions! Share Your Voice: Guides for the Future of Equitable Practice (EV204) June 20 | 800am – 12:00pm Featuring: Nicole Martineau AIA Are you interested in building a more equitable workplace, but unsure of how…

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ULI Walking Tour of Boston Volvo Village

ULI Boston/New England’s Young Leaders Group is hosting a Walking Tour of Allston/ Brighton (open to all). The tour will cover a few of the recently completed, under construction, and planned developments in the area including Arrowstreet’s Boston Volvo Village. Click the link to learn more and register: https://boston.uli.org/event/ylg-walking-tour-boston-landing/ Boston Volvo Village Address: 75 N Beacon St, Allston, MA 02134 Project Team: The…

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