A distinctive new addition to Boston’s Seaport District, the boomerang-shaped Pier 4 brings an activated public and unique living experience to the waterfront. Read More

Conceived as a hub for biotechnology, central components of Watermark West include offices and laboratories for biotech and innovation companies, entertainment and recreation facilities, and retail spaces that are woven together by extensive public amenities including restaurants, outdoor parks, and a small kayak facility on a canal that feeds into the Charles River. Read More

CBT recently completed Watermark East, a new residential tower in Cambridge’s rapidly growing Kendall Square. Read More

San Juan has achieved a profound repositioning of its historic industrial port through an integrated plan. The master plan and design that incorporated the best features and insights of past initiatives, while taking advantage of new and emerging opportunities resolve long-standing issues and achieve the vision. Read More

This ambitious development replaces a former naval base on the Isla Grande peninsula of Puerto Rico, across the canal from Old San Juan. The master plan and urban design transforms an existing master plan into a workable development scheme for the 113-acre site. To meet the goals of creating a convention/business destination and defining a new urban domain within the context of the city’s history, the original plan was divided into a system of smaller blocks scaled to blend with the character and climate of San Juan. Read More

This Cape Cod residence sits atop a hill with views overlooking Nantucket Sound and Buzzards Bay. Part of a shingle style Cape Cod locality, the house borrows traditional Cape Cod forms and materials, adapting them for a contemporary life style and enabling the house to fit compatibly with the surrounding neighborhood homes. White cedar shingles siding weathering to a warm grey, red cedar shingle roofs, white painted trim, and fieldstone walls, are part of the Cape Cod architectural vocabulary used for the house. The wrap around porch with its wide overhanging roof is a wonderful place for outdoor living, providing as well, weather protection and sun control for the living spaces within. Read More

The owners of this residence wished to create a second home in the mountains of western Massachusetts where they could vacation with their two grown children. The rural environment and the use of the house as a vacation “cottage” suggested simple geometric shapes for its expression. The form and arrangement of spaces within the home take advantage of sunlight and views of the surrounding moutnains and achieve a logical circulation flow with appropriate separation of public and private spaces. Read More

There was little choice where this house could be placed. Its site was a small lot, squeezed between 2 other homes, looking out to the Atlantic Ocean. The entire house was designed to maximize the outstanding ocean views. Read More

Located in a rural area of southeastern Massachusetts, this house is sited to take advantage of views to a flanking river that meanders along its northern border. The plan of the house responds to the shifting direction of the river with spaces shifting to orient to the differing views. The composition of the house is expressed as a series of small-connected structures, which help reduce the scale of the house and recall indigenous farm buildings prevalent in the area. Read More

The new overall master plan that CBT recently undertook in concert with Foster+Partners out of London, is about rediscovering the roots of the museum. Restoring the clarity and symmetry of architect Marion Sims Wyeth’s plan, the new master plan relocates the main entrance to be on South Dixie Highway to the west, allowing visitors to once again see through the entire building, capturing views of the Intracoastal Waterway beyond the Norton via a new, transparent grand hall and refurbished glass and iron courtyard doors. Read More

The unique development consists of residential units within eight buildings and provides a strong retail presence at the street level. Marasy reflects its coastal environment through its siting and building configuration and through nautically-inspired design elements. The structures’ sloping, metallic roof planes and the building façades intricate composition of light-colored wall planes, glass bays, and cantilevered terraces evoke a crisp, tropical, seaside environment. Read More

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