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Babson College recently cut the ribbon at its new Downtown Boston location, ceremonially marking the grand opening of its 9,000-square-foot, SMMA-designed Babson Boston space. Occupying a prime spot in the Financial District, the new, multi-level site serves as an urban extension of the main...
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Two SMMA projects—Framingham State University's McCarthy Dining Commons Addition and Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Elevated Athletic Fields over Parking—were recognized for excellence at the annual AIA Central Massachusetts Design Awards Dinner, held Saturday night in Boylston.
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SMMA recently took part in Canstruction Boston's 21st Annual Design-Build Event, which brought together architecture and engineering firms from around the area in the spirit of charity and friendly competition. The team drew inspiration from a staple in the classic rock canon: Pink Floyd's seminal...
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SMMA-designed Bancroft Elementary School in Andover has been selected by the Massachusetts School Building Authority for inclusion in its Model School Program, and was awarded the Elementary School Citation in American School & University magazine's 2016 Architectural Portfolio.
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Members of Boston's Civic Design Commission and Redevelopment Authority recently voted in unanimous support of SMMA's 321 Harrison Avenue project, marking a critical step forward on the path to construction. The project comprises eight stories of offices atop an existing three-level parking garage...
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For a few months every year, SMMA affords a select number of students—all aspiring architects and engineers—the opportunity to bring the knowledge and design skills they've acquired throughout their studies to bear on real-world commissions. Our interns gain hands-on studio experience, becoming...
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SMMA is pleased to congratulate Ahmed Aly, Senior Designer, upon being conferred a Master of Architecture degree from the Boston Architectural College, and for receiving both an Architecture Thesis Commendation and the Edwin T. Steffian Centennial Thesis Award. The latter recognizes the Class of...
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In 1985, inspired by a lifelong love of travel and a commitment to philanthropy, SMMA founder Jon McKee established the Lyceum Fellowship, a non-profit organization that, in its own words, “seeks to establish a dialogue through design among schools of architecture.” Each year, the Fellowship holds...
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Sarah Long, an interior designer in SMMA’s Corporate and Commercial Studio, was recently honored by the New England Chapter of the International Interior Design Association as its Emerging Leader of the Year. Sarah was presented with the honor at the organization’s annual Business Leaders Breakfast...
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SMMA Project Architect Matthew Rice, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, recently participated in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Building Tech Forum, hosted by Greentown Labs in Somerville. Drawing more than 200 design, construction, and real estate professionals from Greater Boston and beyond, the Forum...

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