Richard Burck Associates Awarded Johnson Memorial Gate Restoration at Emerald Necklace Gateway
The City of Boston Parks Department has awarded Richard Burck Associates the contract for the Westland Avenue Gateway at Back Bay Fens. The Gateway is a main entrance point to the Fens of the Olmsted-designed Emerald Necklace and includes conservation of the historic Johnson Memorial Gates monuments. RBA is honored to be a part of this improvement effort by the City of Boston.
Image Credit: Chicago Publishing Co. // Boston Public Library
Robyn Reed Presents Collier Memorial Landscape at Women in Design Lecture Series
Robyn Reed presented Richard Burck Associate’s design philosophy for the landscape at MIT’s Collier Memorial, alongside Meejin Yoon (of Höweler + Yoon Architecture LLP) and Carrie Hawley (of HLB Lighting) for Women in Design’s 2016 lecture series. The lecture focused on the collaborative and design processes of this memorial that was constructed to honor the memory of officer Sean Collier, a victim of the Boston Marathon shooting. RBA was honored to be a part of the original design process and is proud to have Robyn present our philosophy to a vital network in the Boston design community.
Image Credit: WiD Boston
Tozzer Anthropology Building Receives Two National Design Awards
Congratulations to Kennedy+Violich Architects on recently winning a 2016 SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence Award and a 2015 BSA Design Honor Award for the Tozzer Anthropology Building at Harvard University. Richard Burck Associates is proud to have worked with KVA and the rest of the project team on this design.
Two RBA Projects Receive 2016 Preservation Achievement Award
The Sumner Redstone Building at Boston University School of Law (Bruner/Cott & Associates) and the Burnham Building in Downtown Crossing (Handel Architects) were both selected to receive a 2016 Preservation Achievement Award from the Boston Preservation Alliance (BPA). The projects were selected with 10 other notable sites in Boston, which can be viewed in depth here. Congratulations to the architects and all of the 2016 project team winners, and thank you to the BPA for their nominations.
RBA receives honors at the 2016 BSLA Awards
Richard Burck Associates won two awards at the Boston Society of Landscape Architecture Awards. Merit Awards in Streetscape Design and Education Design were given to the Broad Street Reconstruction and the Arts Court at Shady Hill School projects, respectively. Congratulations and thanks to all other participants, winners, and organizers for this year’s Awards Banquet.
Grand opening of a new building at Quinsigamond Community College
The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Quinsigamond’s New Science and Technology Building marked the grand opening of a new building at Quinsigamond Community College. Collaborating with Perry Dean Rogers I Partners, Richard Burck Associates provided two entry courtyards allowing for accessibility issues to be addressed while offering spaces for students to gather and interact.
The Boston Harborwalk reopens at Fan Pier Park
The Boston Harborwalk reopens at Fan Pier Park. With Fan Pier Park Phase 1 largely complete, public access has been restored along the edge of Boston Harbor. Come explore the publically accessible Park’s new amenities, including the Tidal Well Fountain, the Fire Ring, and the improved Harborwalk paths.
Report Complete for Atlanta Federal Plaza
Richard Burck Associates, with Houser Walker Architecture, has completed its Final Report for the Sam Nunn Federal Center Plaza in Atlanta. The firms teamed with Long Engineering and Palacio Collaborative to envision phased improvements to the Midtown Atlanta plaza. The design report includes extensive research into the site’s cultural and ecological history, sustainable engineering to control water quality and mitigate storm volumes, and fresh thinking to address the needs of the plaza’s daily users.
Groundbreaking of 50 Liberty Drive
The Fallon Company breaks ground on 50 Liberty Drive/Fan Pier Parcel D. Richard Burck Associates has worked with the developer to envision a lively streetscape and publicly accessible frontage on Fan Pier Park and the Harborwalk at Fan Pier Marina.
Groundbreaking of Boston Public Library
Boston Public Library Jamaica Plain Branch groundbreaking:
RBA is teamed with Utile, Inc. and Samiotes Consultants in the renovation of and new additions to the existing Sedgwick Street Branch. Stay tuned for construction photos.
RBA selected to compete in Lebanon’s new riverfront development
RBA selected to participate in Riverpark Competition in Lebanaon, NH.
RBA presents at Urban Design lecture series
Skip and Robyn, along with Stuart Dash and Pallavi Mande, presented the Connect Kendall Open Space work at the Boston Society of Architects as part of the Urban Design lecture series.
RBA is selected as the winner of the Connect Kendall Square Open Space Framework
RBA team wins Connect Kendall!!
RBA presents final work for Connect Kendall
See RBA’s final presentation of the Connect Kendall Square Open Space Framework: