A Metropolis Think Tank panel, held at Payette in Boston, highlighted how building bigger prototypes and mockups can make all the difference.
At a Think Tank discussion held at SmithGroup in Boston, Metropolis's Susan S. Szenasy led a discussion on new town/gown dynamics.
Dubbed HouseZero, the building uses data-collecting sensors, passive ventilation, low embodied energy materials, and geothermal wells, among other strategies.
Metropolis's latest Think Tank event, held at the Boston offices of HDR, addressed how architecture and design professionals can design for humanity.
A founding partner of the venerable firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Cobb has built extensively, nowhere more than in his native Boston.
On view at the BSA Space in Boston, NatureStructure features a bridge that doubles as bat habitat, plans for 3D-printed reefs, a floodwater-absorbing parking lot, and more.