Introduction to Ladybug Tools pt. II

2018 October 18 LEAVE A COMMENT

Over the past few years, we’ve been contributing to Ladybug Tools. Here’s a roundup of our contributions to the Glazing and Winter Comfort Components.

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Room Side Low-E Experiments – The Process

2018 October 12 LEAVE A COMMENT

In this three-part series, we will showcase the process, results and lessons learned of a Low-E Experiment conducted by our Building Science Group.

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Introduction to Ladybug Tools pt. I

2018 October 10 LEAVE A COMMENT

Over the past few years, we’ve been contributing to Ladybug Tools. Here’s a roundup of our contributions to the Honeybee THERM Components.

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Payette People at ABX: Part II

2018 October 2 LEAVE A COMMENT

Attending ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) 2018? This year we are very excited to lead sessions on several different topics including sustainability and architectural tools.

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Payette People at ABX 2018: Part I

2018 October 1 LEAVE A COMMENT

Attending ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) 2018? This year we are very excited to lead sessions on several different topics including sustainability and architectural tools.

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Optimizing the Location of Absorptive Geometries for Aural Comfort

2018 September 6 1 COMMENT

We are looking to improve the aural comfort of our FabLab. Today we explore optimizing the location of absorptive geometries.

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Design Museum Mornings: Design for Change

2018 August 9 LEAVE A COMMENT

At Design Museum Mornings, the CEO of Design for Change talks about what happens when children are introduced to design thinking.

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Payette Precedents to Makerspace

2018 July 26 LEAVE A COMMENT

Today we explore some of our makerspaces that are currently in design or under construction.

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What shapes a makerspace?

2018 July 19 LEAVE A COMMENT

A makerspace is a place to congregate and share ideas – to solve problems by prototyping, tinkering and iterating.

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The Maker Movement

2018 July 12 LEAVE A COMMENT

While this buzzword is relatively new, the essence of the “maker” can be tracked throughout history.

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The Materiality of Sound Absorption

We are researching strategies that we, as architects, can deploy in order to improve the aural comfort of our spaces.

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The Geometry of Sound Diffusion

With the goal of acoustically improving our FabLab, we are conducting a acoustical research study inhouse.

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What You Have Been Told About Parametric Modeling is Wrong!

Building Scientist Chris Mackey presented at Foster + Partners on parametric modeling last March.

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Trends in Boston’s Research and Innovation Ecosystem

2018 April 11 LEAVE A COMMENT

Ten attendees from different firms, ranging from architects to engineers, shared slide presentation on trends and best practices in lab design.

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BSA Event: Trends in Science Research and Innovation

2018 March 15 LEAVE A COMMENT

Join the BSA Committee for the Trends in Science Research and Innovation event at the Northeastern University on Tuesday, March 20.

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Payette People at Foster + Partners

2018 March 12 2 COMMENTS

Chris Mackey will be leading a discussion on parametric environmental modeling at Foster + Partners.

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Payette Featured in Architosh

2018 February 7 LEAVE A COMMENT

We spoke with Architosh on how integrating computational tools in our design process has added value to both our firm and projects.

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Payette People at AIANY COTE

2018 February 6 LEAVE A COMMENT

Chris Mackey is leading a workshop on energy modeling tools February 16 at the Center for Architecture.

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Payette Featured in Architect Magazine

2018 January 15 LEAVE A COMMENT

Andrea Love shares with Architect Magazine how our practice has evolved since she joined the firm and the role of research in our work.

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Construction Complete: MIT E15 Media Lab Cleanroom

2017 December 11 LEAVE A COMMENT

Our recently completed MIT E15 Media Lab Cleanroom is filled with the Conformable Decoders research group all moved in.

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