Waterfront

CBT recently completed Watermark East, a new residential tower in Cambridge’s rapidly growing Kendall Square. Read More

The design is sensitive to Bermuda’s history and culture and contributes to the classic urban appeal of Hamilton, and the timeless charm of the waterfront and resort community. Read More

San Juan has achieved a profound repositioning of its historic industrial port through an integrated plan. The master plan and design that incorporated the best features and insights of past initiatives, while taking advantage of new and emerging opportunities resolve long-standing issues and achieve the vision. Read More

This ambitious development replaces a former naval base on the Isla Grande peninsula of Puerto Rico, across the canal from Old San Juan. The master plan and urban design transforms an existing master plan into a workable development scheme for the 113-acre site. To meet the goals of creating a convention/business destination and defining a new urban domain within the context of the city’s history, the original plan was divided into a system of smaller blocks scaled to blend with the character and climate of San Juan. Read More

This Cape Cod residence sits atop a hill with views overlooking Nantucket Sound and Buzzards Bay. Part of a shingle style Cape Cod locality, the house borrows traditional Cape Cod forms and materials, adapting them for a contemporary life style and enabling the house to fit compatibly with the surrounding neighborhood homes. White cedar shingles siding weathering to a warm grey, red cedar shingle roofs, white painted trim, and fieldstone walls, are part of the Cape Cod architectural vocabulary used for the house. The wrap around porch with its wide overhanging roof is a wonderful place for outdoor living, providing as well, weather protection and sun control for the living spaces within. Read More

The owners of this residence wished to create a second home in the mountains of western Massachusetts where they could vacation with their two grown children. The rural environment and the use of the house as a vacation “cottage” suggested simple geometric shapes for its expression. The form and arrangement of spaces within the home take advantage of sunlight and views of the surrounding moutnains and achieve a logical circulation flow with appropriate separation of public and private spaces. Read More

There was little choice where this house could be placed. Its site was a small lot, squeezed between 2 other homes, looking out to the Atlantic Ocean. The entire house was designed to maximize the outstanding ocean views. Read More

Located in a rural area of southeastern Massachusetts, this house is sited to take advantage of views to a flanking river that meanders along its northern border. The plan of the house responds to the shifting direction of the river with spaces shifting to orient to the differing views. The composition of the house is expressed as a series of small-connected structures, which help reduce the scale of the house and recall indigenous farm buildings prevalent in the area. Read More

The new overall master plan that CBT is currently undertaking in concert with Foster+Partners out of London, is about rediscovering the roots of the museum. Restoring the clarity and symmetry of architect Marion Sims Wyeth’s plan, the new master plan calls for the relocation of the main entrance to be on South Dixie Highway to the west, allowing visitors to once again see through the entire building, capturing views of the Intracoastal Waterway beyond the Norton via a new, transparent grand hall and refurbished glass and iron courtyard doors. Read More

The unique development consists of residential units within eight buildings and provides a strong retail presence at the street level. Marasy reflects its coastal environment through its siting and building configuration and through nautically-inspired design elements. The structures’ sloping, metallic roof planes and the building façades intricate composition of light-colored wall planes, glass bays, and cantilevered terraces evoke a crisp, tropical, seaside environment. Read More

The newest member of Boston’s reinvented Prudential Center urban enclave, this prestigious complex combines the Mandarin Hotel, condominiums, rental apartments and retail spaces to define the highest standard of luxury in Boston. CBT designed the condos to a level of comfort that is within a private home, bringing unsurpassed amenities and services expected of Mandarin Oriental. Read More

Now an established part of Boston's skyline, Atlantic Wharf's design that preserves the texture and streetscape of the historic site, and integrates it with a modern high-rise glass tower and luxury residential space. Read More

Perched at the forefront of Boston Harbor, the Hyatt Boston Harbor echoes some of Boston’s most treasured qualities with memorable influences from the expansive Harbor views, interlaced with the city’s skyline that stretches out to the sea and historical brownstone neighborhood roots interspersed in fine detail. Every component of the new design is dressed in uncommon features that recognize the hotel’s distinct personality and originality as a contemporary airport hotel in the city of Boston, bringing authenticity to the design through the color schemes, various textures and materiality. The hotel has amazing picturesque views to the harbor which the design team embraced by framing the room as a living art piece, a focal point to watch the activity of the harbor and, at the same time, creating a place for the guests to relax from their exhaustive travel experiences. Read More

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