Innovation/Technology

CBT is working in close collaboration with WeWork on the 100,000-square-foot for their South Station location in Boston's Financial District. With the fundamental focus on new workstyles for an emerging generation of professionals and a social connecttion of indepdent workers, their new space offers a wide variety of collaboration, team meeting and choice of work space while also allowing for focused individual work space. Read More

Working in concert with San Jose-based Whitney Polcyn Architects, CBT delivered an inventive new office space in a historic wharf building in Boston's emerging Innovation District. The design concept celebrates the original fabric of the existing brick and beam building by contrasting it with the new construction. Bold colors and generous use of glass activate and define workspaces to create a dialogue between new and old. Read More

CBT worked with The Fessenden School to create an Innovation Lab. CBT was requested to explore the creation of a new Innovation Center, where students would be exposed to hands-on problem solving. This new addition is envisioned to benefit all grades and are flexibly furnished, open studio environments for all types of curriculum and creative thinking projects. Approximately six locations adjoining the main buildings were identified on the campus, and three sites were deemed most viable given the open space and adjacencies to other parts of the campus. The choices were narrowed down to one site given its ideal proximity to the academic cluster. Read More

Bridgespan’s way of collaborating was a fascinating model to accommodate, and a multi-day VisionLab revealed some surprising characteristics that were manifested in a bright and flexible new environment. Read More

Looking to refresh both floors of the office and show room of their 116-year-old consulting business, Peabody, who specialize in furniture specification, office planning and design, enlisted the help of CBT in reflecting their newly branded image onto their workspace. Read More

CBT assisted PAN in a major relocation from the suburbs into the heart of downtown Boston. The move brought all 60 employees of this PR firm together in an efficient and forward-looking workplace which fosters teamwork and reflects the company’s culture. Read More

CBT was able to aid Nutter McClennen & Fish in redesigning their 130,000-squarefoot space at the Seaport World Trade Center by using a Fix Matrix developed by our programming specialists to help identify needs based on existing conditions and desired improvements. They knew they wanted to incorporate a new conference center as well as a full-service cafeteria and kitchen. Read More

Novartis decided to entirely revamp the way they worked, both physically and culturally, by transforming their 8 conventional offices into 20 dynamic, open-office work areas. Those were then grouped into three sections, each with its own distinguished class of workstyle: social, work, and quiet. The 2,000-square-foot space became a synergetic work area, fostering the ideas of collaboration and communication. Read More

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