AWE USA 2019

President Amy Korté AIA will be discussing the implementation of immersive design practice with Kachina Studer: Product Developer + UX Strategist and Kat Schneider: Architectural Designer at this year’s AWE Conference in Santa Clara, CA. The conversation will examine the firms bold investment in the architectural practice, how we are planning for future cities, and take a deep dive into…

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Press

Amy Korté Discusses Parking Garage Innovations with Architectural Record

Continuing Education: Innovations in Parking Garages Originally posted in Architectural Record | March 1, 2019 | by Katharine Logan The way people get around is undergoing a revolution—three revolutions, in fact: electrification, automation, and shared mobility. One of the far-reaching implications of this coming change is that a staid, stolid, and largely unloved building type, the multilevel parking garage, will…

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Arrowstreet Wins Citation in Campus and Urban Planning at 2019 BSA/AIA Design Awards

At the 2019 BSA/AIA Design Award Gala held on January 17th, Arrowstreet was honored with a citation in the Campus and Urban Planning category for the MIT Green Roof Study. MIT’s 169-acre campus of 133 buildings with over 2.5M sf of roof area encompassing over 42% of MIT’s land area, offering enormous potential for implementing sustainable roofs and sites throughout…

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AR in Action Industry Summit

Principal Amy Korté, along with Kat Schneider, Kachina Studer, Tyler Shannon, and Vivian Wu, will be speaking at AR in Action’s 2019 Industry Summit on January 14 at the MIT Media Lab. This event will include some of the top minds in Augmented Reality, with open collaboration, sharing insights, and networking! Learn more and register here: http://arinaction.org/industry-summit-2019/

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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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