Greenovate Boston shared updates from the Climate Ready South Boston Open House, where residents and stakeholders gathered to get updates on the project and share their insights. Led by Arcadis, a global leader in climate resilience, the team for the South Boston Resiliency Study includes Halvorson Design Partnership, CivicMoxie, Harriet Tregoning, coUrbanize, HR&A and the Woods Hole Group.
Construction of the new Hancock Adams Green is on track to finish summer 2018 and stay within its budget, according to Christopher Walker, spokesman for Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch. Halvorson Design worked with the City and design team to create a new activated park and streetscape that will connect cyclists and pedestrians to downtown Quincy..
In a recent issue of ASLA's The Dirt, author Jared Green visited two projects in Boston that exemplify the valuable role nature plays in recovery: the Spaulding Rehabilitation Center and the Halvorson-designed Howard Ulfelder, MD, Healing Garden located on the 8th floor of Massachusetts General Hospital's Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care.
Celebrating the distinguished career of Asa Gray—considered by many to be the most important American botanist of the 19th century—the Asa Gray Garden is one of the first spaces that greets visitors to Mount Auburn Cemetery. It sets the stage for the unfolding vistas, landscape specimens, and monuments that wait beyond the cemetery gates.
NASHUA — Using Nashua’s riverfront to promote businesses, attract new residents and encourage recreation is captured in a newly proposed riverfront development plan that has been adopted by city planners. Last week, the Nashua Planning Board unanimously approved the riverfront development plan as part of the city’s master planning efforts, however the document must still be supported by the Board of Aldermen.
On the grand opening of the South End's new Ink Underground, Bob Uhlig shares how to make successful open spaces with The Boston Globe's Tim Logan. "Color will help and so will good lighting. Filling the place with popular, consistent programming will go a long way toward making it a destination...You want to get people to come back, repeatedly."
East Boston, MA Lendlease has begun construction of Slip65 condominiums, part of the first phase of development of Clippership Wharf, a mixed-use community on the waterfront. Set on the harbor, Slip65 has views of the Boston skyline and shortest commute to downtown – one stop on the Blue Line or under 10 minutes via water taxi.