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  • massachusetts seeks net-zero energy by 2030

    Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has initiated an ambitious plan for the state: achieving net-zero energy in all new commercial, public, and residential buildings by 2030.

  • massachusetts pilot project explores super insulation for old houses

  • new england design's hall-of-famers

    The Boston Design Center and New England Home magazine have announced the 2008 inductees into the New England Design Hall of Fame.

  • the great divide

    To add walls or not to add walls? That was the question Elizabeth Whittaker, Assoc. AIA, faced when renovating this Boston loft. Her client wanted to keep the wide-open spaces and exposed terra-cotta brick ceiling, but he was looking for a modicum of organization and privacy. Glass was the solution.

  • Aquinnah, Mass., Residence

    With its flat roofs, Modernist massing, and contemporary details, this vacation home has its own look.

  • macallen building condominiums, boston

    To hear Office dA's Nader Tehrani tell it, it's a small miracle that the Macallen condo building in Boston's South End became a reality. “It was built under the most difficult circumstances,” says Tehrani, whose firm acted as design architect on the proje

  • outside-in loft, boston

    The opportunity to purchase side-by-side apartments on the top floor of a Chinatown building allowed these clients to build the light-filled loft they really wanted. Although a structural partition between the two units had to stay, Höweler + Yoon Archite

  • 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.

  • loft23, cambridge, mass.

    Strung between two parks, the glass-and-copper Loft23 takes modern urban housing to a new level.

  • 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...