Project

Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus

Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus

Washington D.C.
Client: Children’s National Hospital

Project Description

  • Elkus Manfredi Architects collaborated with Children’s National Hospital to develop a 11.85-acre research and clinical campus at the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center site.
  • The Phase I part of the project includes the renovation of four existing buildings for a total of 150,000 square feet of research and translational science, a 30,000-square-foot outpatient clinic, a new convocation center, and a 970-space parking structure.
  • As an additional catalyst for collaboration, there is a shared 7,000-square-foot amenity and event floor that opens to a roofdeck.

 

Photography by Halkin Mason

Project

MassMutual

MassMutual

Boston, Massachusetts
Client: MassMutual, The Fallon Company

Project Description

  • With a curvilinear exterior and tiered set-backs, this new 17-story building establishes a uniquely elegant presence on Fan Pier— a distinctive glass façade configured in a pattern of contrasting angles, accentuating the building’s curvature and harmonizing with the waterfront neighborhood.
  • The interior provides human-centered design for nearly 1,000 associates in an activity-based work environment (ABW) with flexible, inclusive work areas that are fully supportive of employee health and wellness.
  • The building features a series of employee-focused amenities, including two outdoor terraces; a café serving healthy, freshly prepared food options; a barista bar; and a large, multipurpose collaboration and training space.
  • Spaces are organized around neighborhoods, which offer a robust variety of space and furniture types ranging from acoustically private to open collaboration areas.
  • This building has achieved LEED Platinum certification and employs strategies to cope with rising sea levels.

 

Robert Benson and Bruce Martin (exteriors), and Eric Laignel (interiors)

Project

7INK

7INK

Boston, Massachusetts
Client: National Development

Project Description

  • 7INK is Boston’s first “inclusive living” concept building, representing an innovative new approach to housing.
  • Featuring a mix of fully furnished two‑, three‑, and four-bedroom suites with shared kitchens and baths, as well as efficient studio apartments, 7INK combines the services of a hotel, the social energy of a residence hall, and the finish of a luxury apartment—all at a price point that is accessible to young renters in Boston.
  • The architecture and interiors celebrate a youthful, free-spirited attitude with an exciting array of community spaces that animate the first and second floors and bring light and energy to the street.

Raj Das (exteriors), Connie Zhou (interiors)

Project

the TRACK at new balance

the TRACK at new balance

Boston, Massachusetts
Client: NB Development Group, LLC

Project Description

  • The 455,000-sf TRACK at new balance draws elite athletes from all around the world and offers a rare combination of world-class athletic opportunities.
  • The centerpiece of the building is its hydraulic track, which is among the fastest in the world, supports multiple simultaneous events, and can transform during the offseason into venues for in-season sports.
  • The building assembles a collection of specialty spaces where the latest performance strategies and technologies can be explored and tested.
  • Located at ground level, Roadrunner is a 42,000-sf nighttime concert venue. The year-round flexibility of the fieldhouse and the mix of sports and entertainment make the building self-sustaining.

Photographer: © Robert Benson

Project

Emerson College — Little Building Reimagining

Emerson College — Little Building Reimagining

Boston, Massachusetts
Client: Emerson College

Project Description

  • Originally constructed in 1917, the 12-story building had nine floors of office space, a two-story shopping arcade, post office, restaurants, and tunnels connecting it to the subway and neighboring theaters. Elkus Manfredi reprogrammed and reimagined the building into a mixed-use student residence for 1,054 students.
  • The repositioning effort included a major façade renovation and restoration that employed laser scanning and digital reconstructions, infill of the lightwells to create upper-story common rooms, and improvements for structural and MEP building systems.
  • A cornerstone of Emerson’s campus, the building also hosts additional instructional and collaboration space as well as ground floor retail.

 

Photographer: Robert Benson

AWARD

American Council of Engineering (ACEC)

National Recognition — Engineering Excellence Awards

AWARD

Building Design & Construction magazine

Silver Winner – Reconstruction Awards

Project

Roche Diagnostics

Roche Diagnostics

Boston, Massachusetts
Client: Roche Pharmaceuticals

Project Information

  • Creating a flexible workspace that would allow for future growth, the fit-out of Roche’s new Global Center of Excellence for Hematology consolidates three existing operations into one.
  • The new fit-out design consists of approximately one-third laboratory space (with BSL‑1 & BSL‑2 laboratory functions), and two-thirds office workplace functions.
  • Our team incorporated recommendations from Roche’s workplace consultant and integrated Roche’s Seven Principles of Design: context, functionality, form, space, elements, light, and color. By doing so, the resulting design creates a comfortable and engaging space for staff to utilize.

Photography © Bruce Martin

Project

University of Southern Maine – McGoldrick Center & Portland Commons Residence Hall

University of Southern Maine – McGoldrick Center & Portland Commons Residence Hall

Portland, Maine
Client: Capstone Development Partners, University of Southern Maine

Project Description

  • The McGoldrick Center for Career & Student Success at the University of Southern Maine has created a vibrant new heart for the Portland campus.
  • LEED-NC Gold-certified with a hybrid steel and mass timber structural system, the McGoldrick Center includes space for dining, a university store, veterans and career services, student organizations, and a diversity center.
  • As the first-ever student housing on the Portland campus, the Passive House-Certified Portland Commons Residence Hall adds 580 beds for undergraduates in their upper-class years and graduate students. The two wings of the building embrace a central courtyard, with common areas on the ground floor that spill out onto the street, providing visual interest and activity along a bustling entry point to campus.

Photography by Trent Bell

Project

University of Chicago Woodlawn Residential and Dining Commons

University of Chicago Woodlawn Residential and Dining Commons

Chicago, Illinois
Client: University of Chicago, Capstone Development Partners

Project Description

  • The Woodlawn Residential and Dining Commons provides 1,298 students with an on-campus home; contributing to the University’s goal of 75 percent of undergraduates living on campus.
  • The residential program includes eleven houses with 118 residents per house, each house accommodating 30 percent of students in singles, 30 percent in doubles, and 40 percent in four-bedroom apartments.
  • The floor plans of each house are configured to promote collegiality within the house and interaction between upperclassmen in apartments and underclassmen in the single and double accommodations.
  • The Commons offers state-of-the-art amenities including academic study spaces, social spaces, and a vibrant dining common with capacity for 650 students.

 

 

Photographer: Brad Feinknopf

Project

The St. Regis Residences, Boston

The St. Regis Residences, Boston

Boston, Massachusetts
Client: Cronin Development for The St. Regis Residences, Boston

Project Information

  • Overlooking Boston Harbor, the design of the twisting sculptural form of the St. Regis Residences, Boston, celebrates the forces of the sea and evokes the billowing sails of ships plying the harbor.
  • The 22-story building in Boston’s Seaport District is designed for LEED Gold certification with 114 condominiums, 10,000 square feet of restaurant space, and an underground garage.
  • A large open-air deck at ground level wraps around the building for public enjoyment, completing another segment of Boston’s Harborwalk.

Renderings: Robert Benson (exterior photos) and Neoscape (interior renderings)

Amenity Loung at the St. Regis Residences, Boston
Woman in bathingsuit at pool at the St. Regis Residences, Boston
View from inside the St. Regis Residences, Boston
Project

The Paramount at Miami Worldcenter

The Paramount at Miami Worldcenter

Miami, Florida
Client: Paramount Ventures

Project Information

  • The Paramount is a LEED Silver-certified residential tower located at the heart of the vibrant mixed-use Miami Worldcenter, a 27-acre development master planned by Elkus Manfredi in downtown Miami, which is also certified LEED Silver.
  • The soaring curvilinear glass tower offers 570 residential units over 55 floors.
  • Its nine-story podium includes publicly accessible world-class retail and structured parking. A rooftop garden and pool deck, soccer pitch, and children’s play area is among the amenities available to residents.

Photos: PARAMOUNT Miami Worldcenter team and affiliates, © Kevin Vildósola / ODP Architecture and Design

View of pool looking up at The Paramount at Miami Worldcenter
View over the rooftop pool of the Miami skyline from The Paramount at Miami Worldcenter
Lobby at The Paramount Miamia Worldcenter
Interior living space at The Paramount Miami Worldcenter