Boston Magazine Names David Manfredi as One of the “100 Most Influential People”
Elkus Manfredi’s CEO and Founding Principal David Manfredi is recognized alongside several clients and friends of the firm in Boston Magazine’s May 2018 issue. The citation reads, “Nobody is doing more to shape the appearance of Boston, from its campuses to its workplaces to pretty much everywhere else you look.”
Elizabeth Lowrey Named One of 20 Inspiring Women in Interior Design Magazine
In recognition of International Women’s Day, Interior Design named Elizabeth Lowrey as one of the “20 inspiring women who make up the new face of the design industry.” Her reaction? “I’m honored and inspired. I share this recognition with all the talented women at Elkus Manfredi and the talented men who collaborate with us.”
Interior Design Magazine
Architectural Digest explores how “Architects are Innovating the College Dorm”
AD reports on a new approach to campus residences and Lee Pelton, President of Emerson College, explains “The vision is to develop the coolest, hippest, most compelling destination in downtown.” Photos of Emerson and Rutgers are included as examples. Elizabeth Lowrey offers thoughts on designing for “a new generation of students for whom work-life balance is top of mind.”
“From skyscrapers to sandwiches in the Seaport.” The Boston Globe sits down with David Manfredi.
The Boston Globe interviews David Manfredi on shaping a city. “Our role as planners and architects is broad. It often has to be about more than a single building. How do we improve connectivity? How do we make it more livable? How do we create really good public places where people want to be out on the sidewalk? A big part of innovation is making social spaces.”
The Boston Globe
The Peninsula Chicago is the #2 Hotel in the Country
The Elkus Manfredi designed Peninsula Chicago, a 5-star hotel on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile is ranked #2 for “Best Hotels in the USA” as reported by U.S. News & World Report.
U.S. News & World Report
Union Point Featured in The New York Times Business Section
The New York Times Business section featured an in-depth report on our Union Point project. The article is filled with comments from LStar Ventures, MIT, General Electric, Optimus Ride, and the Town of Weymouth. “The three towns recognized an opportunity to do something quite extraordinary”, says David Manfredi.
New York Times
Suffolk and Publicis Groupe featured in the Boston Globe for workplace design
The new headquarters for both Suffolk and Publicis Groupe are featured in the Boston Globe for workplace design that promotes more face-to-face interactions among employees.
The Boston Globe
David Manfredi and Andrew West will lead Hudson Yards tour at the AIA National Conference
Hudson Yards New York City continues to be the hot ticket as the hardhat tour for the AIA National conference attendees is sold out. David Manfredi and Andrew West will join other Hudson Yards architects to lead the morning and afternoon tour at the conference on June 22nd.
The University of Chicago Announces Plans for New Residential Commons
The University of Chicago has announced plans to build a new residential hall and dining commons that will open in the 2020–2021 academic year. Continuing efforts to enhance on-campus housing, the new Woodlawn Residential Commons will be comprised of 11 houses of 1,200 undergraduate students and resident staff, with amenities including lounges, study rooms and outdoor spaces.
World Architecture News
New York YIMBY reports on 200 Amsterdam
New York YIMBY reports on SJP Properties’ 200 Amsterdam residential project, a 55-story, 669-foot tall contribution to the Manhattan skyline that will be “extremely impressive in its own right.” As editor Nikolai Fedak writes, “The net effect is something contemporary that will nevertheless do a far better job of emulating Art Deco and traditional architecture than much of the surrounding neighborhood that is already built.”
New York YIMBY
“Employees Hold the Key for Great Hospitality Design”, Elizabeth’s Lowrey’s Guest Column in Banker & Tradesman
Elizabeth Lowrey’s guest column in Bankers & Tradesman suggests a co-creation process to hotel developers and that their “Employees Hold the Key to Great Hospitality Design.” Co-creation enlists the users of a workplace to participate in the design process from beginning to end. Early in the process, employees express their emotional relationship to work activities (from “magical” to “collaborative” to “private”) and join with designers to create spaces encouraging the most valuable emotions.
Bankers & Tradesman
Space International Hotel Design Magazine — 5 min with CT Nguyen
Designer CT Nguyen is profiled in Space International Hotel Design Magazine! “As designers we uncover history and context; we also engage the client to bring us on their journey with their vision, their hopes, and their dreams. “Turn to page 146 for “5 mins with CT.”
Space International Hotel Design Magazine
Boston Landing featured on Chronicle WCVB Channel 5
Boston Landing was featured on Chronicle WCVB Channel 5. Watch it at the link below.
Chronicle WCVB Channel 5
Principal Howard Elkus was Recognized Posthumously by Save The Harbor
Howard Elkus was recognized as a Hero for his commitment “to architectural excellence and iconic design that has helped make Boston’s waterfront a great place to live, work and play.”
Elkus Manfredi Featured in BAC’s Winter 2018 Exhibit
We are proud to be one of the eight design firms who were featured in Boston Architectural College’s ‘Frameworks and Trajectories: Lessons from Design Practice’ winter 2018 exhibit! As an Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) partner of the college, Elkus Manfredi provides guidance, support, and mentorship for students as they work toward their degrees.
David Manfredi Appointed to Boston Architectural College Board of Trustees
We are proud to share that founding principal David Manfredi was recently appointed to the Boston Architectural College Board of Trustees. David is joined by 20 other significant industry leaders in the fields of Architecture, Real Estate, Development, Engineering, Construction, Design, and more.
Elkus Manfredi Architects speak at SCUP North Atlantic Conference
The SCUP 2018 North Atlantic Regional Conference was held in Cambridge, and Elkus Manfredi Architects presented lectures on innovative concepts we are currently implementing with two of our projects. John Martin, alongside William Davis of Capstone and Patricia Filippone of UMass Building Authority, presented on University of Massachusetts’ first public-private partnership (P3) which is being achieved with UMASS Boston’s first student housing project. It was standing room only for Maria Schroeder, Mark Sardegna, and MIT Investment Management Company’s Ken Williams’ presentation on MIT’s placemaking efforts on Main Street at the heart of Cambridge’s innovation ecosystem.
The Innovation and Design Building featured in Boston Magazine
The Innovation and Design Building was featured in Boston Magazine for its transformation from a military waterside warehouse to the City’s hot spot for designers, researchers, makers, and innovators alike. Purchased in 2013 by Jamestown, the IDB is undergoing a $100 million renovation and repositioning by Elkus Manfredi Architects for placemaking and building improvements.
Boston Landing Residence Named
The Boston Landing residential team announced that the new 17-story, 295-unit luxury apartment building will be named “Lantera.” The building is slated to open May 2018, with pre-leasing tours happening in mid-March.
Boston Real Estate Times
MassDOT Research and Materials Lab achieves LEED gold certification
MassDOT Research and Materials Lab has achieved LEED gold certification for its use of sustainable design features including site development, water savings, energy efficiency, renewable materials selection, and high indoor environmental quality. Congratulations to the design team on this success!