Summer Interns – 2019

Today is a bittersweet day as we say goodbye to our amazing summer interns. They have done exceptional work throughout the summer and have contributed invaluably to many of our Studios. We wish Cy Zhang, who worked on data collection and modeling with our Data Science Studio, Christopher Fridilington, who worked on further developing our mobile AR rendering experiences and…

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Engaging Students in the Design Process in Harvard, MA

Arrowstreet is currently designing the new Hildreth Elementary School, a public PK-5 school in Harvard, MA. During this first phase, the Feasibility Study, we are working with the district to evaluate their existing facility; goals and educational vision; identify what makes the Hildreth school special. Part of this work involves speaking and listening to a lot of people—administrators, parents, staff,…

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Designing Schools in Urban Settings

Unlike the expansive school sites found in rural and suburban settings, the urban built environment presents as many opportunities as challenges. In today’s economic climate, urban schools are often built along highways, regional train lines or densely populated neighborhoods of commercial and residential use – often referred to as ‘found spaces’. Such realities tend to guide the focus of our…

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