Topping-Off at Keurig Headquarters

September 4, 2013

The world headquarters of Keurig, the coffee system maker and subsidiary of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, was topped-off on August 15. The 275,000-square-foot building, designed by SMMA, is on a 16-acre site adjacent to Route 128 in Burlington, and is being developed by the Gutierrez Company.

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Topping-Off at Symphony Court in Boston

September 3, 2013

Symphony Court, a luxury housing development by Catamount in the heart of Boston's Fenway District, had its topping-off ceremony on August 5. The building is the repositioning of a former garage fronting on Westland Avenue.

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Lyceum Fellowship Presented for 'Call for Action'

August 6, 2013

“Here and Now: A Call To Action” was the challenge presented to students vying for the 2013 Lyceum Fellowship, which drew entries from students at 15 architecture schools in the U.S. and Canada. Eschewing the normal architectural competition format—presenting a site and asking for design interventions—Lyceum participants were urged by the competition’s authors to “initiate, not merely respond,” and to “forecast and seed change” by identifying an urban problem, studying it deeply and then formulating a compelling response. Nothing less than a “radical critique,” as the competition’s authors put it, was called for in each submission.

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Jon D. McKee: April 2,1927 - June 6, 2013

June 10, 2013

In Remembrance: Jon D. McKee, AIA

Architect Jon McKee, a founding partner of SMMA and philanthropist, died on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the age of 86.

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