Visualizing Climate Change at the Boston Society of Architects

Arrowstreet’s Kat Schneider and Ananya Vij will be presenting at the The Boston Society of Architects (BSA) on September 18, 2018. Hosted by their Sustainability Education Committee, this presentation will explore the capabilities of Augmented and Virtual Reality to be utilized in this work. Kat and Ananya will show demonstrations and also allow attendees to experience the platforms themselves. Many…

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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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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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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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Bob Lowe Presents at Boston V-Ray Architecture Day

V-Ray Architecture Day Boston will kick off this year’s event with V-Ray Next demonstrations, a special session on V-Ray’s ray-tracing power directly in Unreal, guest keynotes, and a panel discussion on the latest challenges for visualization in AEC. June 11, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Boston Society of Architects/AIA, 290 Congress Street, Suite 200 Boston, MA 02210 Learn more and…

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An Architect’s Experience at Google I/O 2018

  Google I/O is an annual event that brings together developers and creators from around around the world to Google’s home base in Mountain View, CA. For three days, the Shoreline Amphitheater is packed with sessions, codelabs, tech sandboxes, hands-on learning with Google experts, and a first look at the latest releases of products. Despite the exciting nature of I/O,…

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Visualizing Climate Change Recap

Arrowstreet developed an event, held May 16, 2018, which highlighted how visual media is being utilized to engage the public in climate change conversations. From in-person exhibitions, to installation art, to augmented reality – there are many platforms being used to inform, demonstrate, and educate the public about the impact of climate change on the natural and built environments. The…

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