Project

CBRE New England Headquarters

CBRE New England Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts
Client: CBRE/New England

Project Information

  • This 45,000-sf office is part of CBRE’s Workplace360 initiative, the company’s leading-edge approach to flexible workplace strategy in the ‘heart’ of the office.
  • Diverse space types offer employees choice of work environment and includes a mix of perimeter offices, unassigned workstations, meeting rooms, touchdown stations, and an array of informal connecting areas

Photography © Connie Zhou

Project

White Elephant Nantucket

White Elephant Nantucket

Nantucket, Massachusetts
Client: White Elephant Resorts, New England Development

Project Description

  • To celebrate the landmark hotel’s 100th anniversary, White Elephant Nantucket engaged Elkus Manfredi Architects to design a top-to-bottom transformation and renovation of the 54-room hotel and its 11 cottages.
  • The design draws inspiration from Nantucket—its history, the quality of its natural light, its landscape—to breathe new life into the historic buildings and immerse guests in an authentic Nantucket vacation experience.
  • The redesigned lobby sets the tone for relaxed elegance, and the hotel and its 11 guest cottages are filled with details that honor the colors, textures, and artistic legacy of the island.

Photography: Connie Zhou

Project

AEW Capital Management

AEW Capital Management

Boston, Massachusetts
Client: AEW Capital Management

Project Information

  • AEW embarked on a full visioning, employee engagement, utilization and culture study to inform the new design of their Seaport offices, which they had occupied for 20 years.
  • An employee-centric space with health and wellness in mind that achieved WELL certification.
  • Transitioned from a private-office, hierarchal environment to an open environment.
  • A rich variety of work settings offer employees choice for hybrid working.

 

Photography © Evan Joseph

Project

Foley Hoag

Foley Hoag

Boston, Massachusetts
Client: Foley Hoag LLP

Project Information

  • Elkus Manfredi worked with this leading international law firm headquartered in Boston to design updated workspaces and an expanded two-level conference center. The office now features state-of-the-art technology, client-focused meeting spaces, innovation in individual workspace designs, and increased daylight for all employees.
  • The centralized conference center, with a variety of flexible spaces, provides comfortable meeting areas for the firm’s local team, while enabling them to better serve clients in the community and around the globe.
  • Design and amenities that promote health and wellness include a full cooking kitchen and barista coffee bar.

 

Photography © Evan Joseph

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)

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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)

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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