Greenbuild Session Recap–Beyond the Barrier: A Comprehensive Approach

Last week, Associate, Nicole Voss moderated a panel reviewing the viability of a harborwide barrier in Boston. The panel featured Paul Kirshen, an engineer from UMass engaged in the Sustainable Solutions Lab, Wendi Goldsmith, a geologist whose work was critical to the success of the 1.8 mile barrier construction in New Orleans after Katrina, and Anamarija Frankic, an ecologist who…

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Join Arrowstreet at Greenbuild and ABX 2017

Learn More About Arrowstreet’s Sessions Tours Education for Environmental Stewards | 11/11, 8:00-12:00pm Katie Ferrier | TS07 Sustainability in Cambridge’s Life Science Market | 11/11, 1:00-5:00pm Kate Bubriski | TS08 Sessions Public Parks on Private Lands | 11/8, 8:30-10:00am Jim Batchelor | WE09 Kinetic Facades: Inventive Architecture, Design, Fabrication | 11/8, 11:00-12:30pm David Bois | WE18 Advocacy in Massachusetts: Why,…

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Arrowstreet At Hubweek

Join Principal, Amy Korte, as she hosts a panel for Hubweek 2017 on Designing for Climate Change. The event will take place on Oct. 15 at 2:30pm at City Hall. Evidence suggests that climate change and rising sea levels will impact Boston in the coming years, and the city’s real estate leaders are already applying technologies and forward-thinking strategies to…

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AIA SpeakUp 2017

Last month I attended the AIA SpeakUp 2017, an advocacy leadership workshop. This workshop was a great opportunity to learn key skills necessary in advocacy as well as day-to-day work in architecture, such as effective communication, public speaking, and strategic planning and organization. The conference was sprinkled with informative sessions with Colorado state legislators, Sen. Holbert and Rep. Garnett, media…

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200 Sidney & 40 Erie Certified LEED C&S Gold!

We are excited to announce that the 200 Sidney Street and 40 Erie Street buildings have achieve LEED C&S Gold Certification! These two buildings, along with one other, are part of the Sidney Research Campus that Arrowstreet re-positioned into a life sciences center in Cambridge.

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New Exterior Photos of 200 Sidney Research Campus

With the trees in full bloom and warm sunny weather finally in Boston, we ventured outside to update our images of the 200 Sidney Research Campus to capture the outdoor amenity space that complements the new campus. In partnership with CBA Landscapes Architects, the exterior courtyard includes outdoor ping pong tables, concrete pavers ready for seasonal food trucks, contemporary benches…

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Earth Month at Arrowstreet

Each April is Earth Month at Arrowstreet. This year we ran a series of educational and collaborative environmental events throughout the month including a conversation about the role of bees in the ecosystem and how hives can be incorporated into architecture. Other events included a pecha-kucha, presentations on resiliency and advocacy, documentary screenings, green building tours, and green trivia. As…

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Arrowstreet’s Vegetarian Feast

With Earth Month in full swing at Arrowstreet we decided to tread a little more gently on Mother Earth, by way of our plates. We hosted a Vegetarian Potluck to bring awareness to how what we eat impacts a number of environmental issues and how we can preserve our precious planet for generations to come. Here are 5 tips to try: Eat…

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BuildingEnergy Boston

Arrowstreet is proud to be sponsoring ZNE High Performance Schools, a half-day workshop on March 7th at the BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show. BuildingEnergy Boston is the region’s premier event for professionals and practitioners working on energy efficiency initiatives, high performance buildings, and renewables. We hope to see you there!

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Get Involved! Become a Fitwel Ambassador

I recently became a Fitwel Ambassador. What is a Fitwel Ambassador you might ask? First let’s start with what is Fitwel. Fitwel is a certification system that assesses workplace design based on its impact on occupant health and wellbeing. Fitwel was developed by experts in public health and design including the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and…

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