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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So what makes 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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New Tutorial Videos Released for SkinDesigner Plugin

2017 December 4 LEAVE A COMMENT

We are proud to announce the launch of five new video tutorials of our publicly available SkinDesigner plugin for Grasshopper.

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Comfort for All: Consider the Occupants

2017 November 21 LEAVE A COMMENT

Our design team used simulation tools to test the performance of the environment within the building to ensure occupant comfort.

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Designing for LEED Platinum

2017 November 20 LEAVE A COMMENT

Located within Duke’s main science precinct, Environmental Hall stands as a model for high performance campus architecture.

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Leveraging a Constricted Building Site

2017 November 16 LEAVE A COMMENT

Read the story of how our design team found a solution to the unique building site of our new project at Lafayette College.

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Designing for Flexibility

2017 November 14 LEAVE A COMMENT

Boston University was in need of a flexible, interdisciplinary research environment to accommodate current scientific research.

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Augmented Reality with Legos

2017 November 1 LEAVE A COMMENT

Last week at the BSA Committee for Research and Innovation Design Meeting, Ira Winder discussed interactive simulation tools and methods.

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