Sustainability

Esteves Hall is one of three main residences and executive education centers at the Harvard Business School where participants live, learn, and collaborate with each other to further their professional experience. Constructed in 1970 and last renovated in 1986, Esteves Hall’s newest renovations have elevated the spaces within to be on par with other modern facilities on the HBS campus. Read More

The noteworthy design of 121 Seaport has been carefully choreographed to promote sustainable design within the Seaport, enhance neighborhood vibrancy, and innovation within the building. This 17-story 450,000-square-foot Class-A office building is optimally located at the corner of Seaport Boulevard and East Service Road.   Read More

The Pike School campus consists of six interconnected buildings in the International Style. The Creative Learning Center realizes this independent school’s particular commitment to nurturing a “creative spirit” and provides space for performing and fine arts activities as well as flexible assembly, meeting, and classroom areas. Read More

CBT worked with The Fessenden School to create an Innovation Lab. CBT was requested to explore the creation of a new Innovation Center, where students would be exposed to hands-on problem solving. This new addition is envisioned to benefit all grades and are flexibly furnished, open studio environments for all types of curriculum and creative thinking projects. Approximately six locations adjoining the main buildings were identified on the campus, and three sites were deemed most viable given the open space and adjacencies to other parts of the campus. The choices were narrowed down to one site given its ideal proximity to the academic cluster. Read More

Tremendous growth over many years led Tedesco Country Club to initiate a planning study and design for a new clubhouse to satisfy the requirements of their expanding membership. 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

Cambridge Crossing is a transit-oriented neighborhood located on former a railroad yard in the municipalities of Cambridge, Boston, and Somerville. It transforms under-utilized industrial land into a vibrant mixed-use community. The project includes 20 new blocks, a new MBTA station, 10-acres of green space with a large central park, an extension to the Minuteman Trail, new roadway and utility infrastructure, and a wide range of public amenities.  Read More

A co-ed boarding school accommodating grades 9-12, Northfield Mount Hermon School was previously located on two separate campuses in Northfield and Gill, Massachusetts. A consolidation brought the entire school to its campus in Gill. Read More

CBT collaborated with Foster + Partners, London on the renovation and expansion to Boston's famed Museum of Fine Arts. The master plan and design for this project reconfigures this venerable Boston institution to capture the spirit of the building’s original master plan, add more gallery space, provide a range of public amenities and make it more efficient. Read More

CBT determined the existing Arts building required an addition, as well as the utilization of the existing structure to fulfill the goals of the school. The site of the existing building was surrounded on three sides with wetland and riverfront restrictions, so expansion was limited to a very small portion of the site. The planning and design challenges were clear. Read More

CBT’s design for Middlebury’s Starr-Axinn Center at the former Starr Library reinvents a beloved campus landmark, creates classrooms and faculty offices, brings disparate departments together for increased interdisciplinary collaboration, and redefines the center of an expanding campus. Read More

At the at the heart of the vibrant and diverse Central Square, the new development will replace approximately three city blocks. The plan and design envisions a vibrant mixed-use development featuring ample open space and residential, commercial and retail uses. Read More

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