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Short Film: Andy Elliott Reveals the Story Behind Charlestown’s Hood Park

SMMA landscape architect Andy Elliott recently led visitors on a tour of Hood Park, a new 20-acre development in...

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Why Lab Designers Should Aim to ‘Speak the Language’ of Scientists

As lab designers, we are always striving to better understand the needs of lab scientists—the end users who our...

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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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Empty Seats, Forgotten Workspaces—What are the Options?

Recently, many of our corporate clients have been asking the same question:“I have empty seats—what can I do about...

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How to Optimize Your Building’s HVAC for Wellness and Energy Efficiency

Historically, “good” design for HVAC systems has swung like a pendulum between two outcomes: energy efficiency and...

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What We Learned From Our ‘Back To Work’ Survey

As workplace designers, we spend much of our time pondering what the corporate workplace of the future will look...

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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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How to Think About the Future Workplace

In the first of a new series on the future of the workplace, SMMA’s Jonathan Merin explains how companies should be...

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New Models of Flexibility Accelerate Scientific Discovery by SMMA's Adrian Walters.

Accelerating Science Through Flexibility

The lab of the future is going to be more compact, more efficient, and designed for the institution. No longer are...

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