More stories about Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

  • Explore Boston's Macallen Building on Film

    Macallen Building Condominiums, a 2008 residential architect Design Award-winner (link) and Boston's first LEED-certified high-rise residential project, is the focus of the documentary, The Greening of Southie.

  • Rising Star: David Hacin AIA

    David Hacin, AIA, knows everyone. The 44-year-old architect can't walk through Boston's South End, where he lives and works, without a stream of greetings from shopkeepers, neighbors, and fellow dog owners. Even in the city's other neighborhoods, he regularly runs into friends and acquaintances...

  • cross purposes

    The ascent of the big-box retailer hasn't been kind to elite writing instrument makers like the A.T. Cross Co. But as part of its rebranding and repositioning strategy, the company hired Boston architect David Hacin's firm to design a prototype store for its products.

  • painting on fridays

    Jeremiah Eck started his residential practice in Boston with $30 in his pocket and little more than a pencil to draw with. Twenty-eight years later, the firm is thriving and Eck, FAIA, has taken up a paintbrush, retreating to his backyard studio each Friday to work on his landscape canvases.

  • Private residence, Newton, Mass.

    From the front, this suburban Boston remodel doesn't appear too different from its "before" photographs.