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321 Harrison Avenue Approved by BCDC, BRA

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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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SMMA interns, Kelly Papa, Diego Macias, Shuwei Liu, Nicholas Emma, Erin Comeau, Daniel Clasby

Meet the Interns

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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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Lyceum Fellowship

Lyceum Fellowship Names Winners, Publishes Travelogue

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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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Matthew Rice United States Green Building Council USGBC Building Technology Tech Forum

Rice Participates in USGBC Building Tech Forum

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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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SMMA Symmes Maini McKee Associates Hosts Roger Williams University Architecture Design Critique

SMMA Hosts RWU Design Critique

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SMMA recently hosted a comprehensive studio design critique for graduate students from Roger Williams University, capitalizing on an opportunity to support aspiring architects and encourage the next generation of design talent.

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Jamie Farrell Flux IO Architecture Design Competition Finalists

Farrell Among Design Competition Finalists

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SMMA design technology dream-teamer and MIT School of Architecture and Planning master’s candidate Jamie Farrell has been selected as one of nine finalists in Flux’s 2015-16 Emerging Architects Design Competition. His submission, “Live Google Earth,” is a Revit-Flux-Rhino-Google Earth workflow...

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MEARNG Cuts Ribbon at New Facility

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The Maine Army National Guard recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the official opening of its new SMMA-designed Aviation Readiness Center in Bangor, Maine. The facility, which broke ground in June 2013, provides a consolidated home for nearly 180 servicemen and women in the 126th,...

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SMMA Hits the Runway at IIDA Fashion Show

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Last night, a talented group of SMMA employees took to the Boston Convention Center to represent the firm at one of our favorite events: the International Interior Design Association of New England’s annual Fashion Show. A celebration of the creative abilities of the region’s top design...

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Hutker Discusses Lyceum Fellowship with DesignIntelligence

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SMMA’s association with the Lyceum Fellowship—a program established by our founder, Jon McKee, to “advance the development of the next generation of talent by creating a vehicle for stimulating perceptive reasoning”—is something in which we take an enormous amount of pride. The program, now in its...

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The Project That Keeps On Giving

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Swampscott High School is a project that stands out in SMMA’s portfolio of successful K-12 designs—it incorporates numerous elements of sustainable thinking, takes advantage of existing natural site features, and blends contextually into the cultural fabric of the Town. It was also completed nearly...

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