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Challenging Addition Creates Stunning New Tower at Hood Park

In this short film, SMMA's designers discuss the challenges of designing a "building on top of a building" and...

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How New Energy and Building Codes Will Transform the Massachusetts Life Science Market

New energy and building codes are set to transform how life science companies and universities in Massachusetts can...

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4 Questions Life Science Companies Should Ask Before Signing a Lease

In the Boston area, the pandemic-era boom in life science development led to more companies being caught out by code...

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How to Achieve Net Zero Energy in Five Steps

Net zero energy (NZE) was once the holy grail of sustainable building design—enticing, but often out of reach.  That...

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Cafeteria at Cambridge Savings Bank operations center

Health and Wellness Take Center Stage at Cambridge Savings Bank

Designed to enhance the employee experience and strengthen collaboration, CSB’s new operations center earned the...

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Designing for Light Industrial Manufacturing

Advancing Light Industrial Design

The light Industrial category is wide-ranging: distribution centers, industrial plants, data centers, and...

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WELL AP standards in the workplace at SMMA.

Prioritizing Wellness in the Workplace

It’s a known fact that full-time employees often exceed the standardized 40 hours of work time in the office. When...

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Re-examining Glass Building Design: Exploring the Myths of Achieved Energy Savings

Re-examining Glass Building Design: Exploring the Myths of Achieved Energy Savings

To aid Boston in reaching its sustainability goals, SMMA's Sustainability Group wants to turn their sights towards...

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Better Data, Smarter Programming

With the advent of the Internet of Things, the catch-all phrase for the interconnection of our devices via the...

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