• New Project at Northeastern University

    Tweet 2013 Apr 1 2 Comments


    View of Phase 1: ISEB concept design from Columbus Avenue

    We are thrilled to announce we have been selected by Northeastern University to begin the planning and design of the 180,000 GSF Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building. This new building will initiate University’s expansion of academic facilities across the MBTA rail lines onto a site on Columbus Avenue. This project intends to create a culture of interdisciplinary science and engineering and the architecture of the building will establish a bold presence for the University on Columbus Ave. Our vision for the design includes signature green spaces with public access and new links between the neighborhoods south of Columbus and the campus north of the rails.

    The architect selection process concluded with a six week design competition, which allowed our team the opportunity to explore several different schemes and ideas for this exciting new precinct of the Northeastern campus. We explored several options and continue to work with the University to refine the design and planning for the project.


    Aerial view of Phase 1: ISEB


    Aerial view of Future: potential development of Columbus Avenue site

2 Comments
  • This is incredibly ugly. Northeastern needs a design language that is consistent, and that reflects traditional Boston architecture. This is highly unlikely to stand the test of time, and in 30 years will be a disgrace, if it isn't one already by the time it's finished
    December 5, 2013 ABC
  • Great project. Looks stunning
    Would make sense though if MBTA railway becomes entirely covered like it is behind Boston Police HQ with SW Corridor Park. It will eliminate noise polution, undesirable rail sight and allow a lot of green space. I am sure it is safer for railways to be operated underground in cities.
    Look forward to visiting the upcoming ISEB
    August 9, 2013 Joel Tiphonnet
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