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.
From concept through construction, the contractors and designers building the Grace Farms River Building project focused on achieving a sense of balance and harmony, as the entire project team strived to create a facility that blends seamlessly with the 80-acre site’s natural surroundings.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.