Emily Grandstaff-Rice Awarded the Women in Design Award of Excellence

Arrowstreet Senior Associate Emily Grandstaff-Rice was chosen by the Boston Society of Architects Women in Design Awards Committee as a recipient of the Women in Design Award of Excellence. Other recipients include Dr. Luciana Burdi of Massport and Gina Ford of Agency Landscape + Planning. The honor recognizes individuals who have built one’s life around design, whose work exemplifies the…

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Arrowstreet Presents at ABX 2019

We are excited to be presenting two sessions at ABX 2019, Enhancing Educational Spaces with Environmental Graphics and The Journey to Triple Net Zero! Arrowstreet’s Director of Graphic Design, Lauren Haggerty, Graphic Designer Donald Suthard, and Project Manager Steve Zuber AIA, LEED AP, will be presenting Enhancing Educational Spaces with Environmental Graphics on 11/6 at 2:30pm. Their presentation will explore:…

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Arrowstreet Presenting at ABX 2018

Two members of the Arrowstreet team – Principal Larry Spang and Director of Sustainability and Building Performance Kate Bubriski – will be speaking at  ABX (Architecture Boston Expo) this week. Registration for each session is at the ABX official website, via the links below:   WE19 – Get Schooled: Cost Effective School Design in Massachusetts(Larry Spang) Wednesday, November 28 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM…

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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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Successful Public Spaces Are All About Edges

In the past few days I have attended three presentations about designing successful public spaces, two at ABX and one sponsored by Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance.  I learned a new word, thigmotactic.  A strict definition is something like contact-loving, but in the context of placemaking it is generally used to mean edge-seeking.  When selecting a place to stop and rest,…

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