After massive fires in Waltham, Mass. and Boston destroyed large residential complex employing wood-frame construction this summer, officials from both municipalities are questioning the safety of wood-frame construction for large apartment complexes and urging the state for stricter regulations on the size of such building.
Collaboration between CBT Architects and Skanska construction teams accelerated construction of an elliptical building built over a tunnel that distinguishes itself in Boston’s booming Seaport District.
Judges honor 15 New England projects for outstanding construction, design
November 22, 2016
From the renovation of one of the nation’s oldest subway stations to a “cellular polyhedral sculpture” created by a British artist, the winning entries in this year’s ENR New England Best Projects competition displayed impressive breadth.
The new guidebook, entitled “Planning Sustainable Cities: An Infrastructure Based Approach,” provides tools for knitting those individual projects into a seamless and sustainable network. During this webinar, we will ask a panel of academics and industry leaders to discuss the new tool for infrastructure system performance and how to leverage synergies among buildings and other assets to minimize demands on infrastructure.