Climate Concerns Central to Piers’ Future

Once mainstays of the city’s economy, harborside piers now figure prominently in Boston’s attempts to protect against sea level rise. But engineering and financial challenges pose the kinds of barriers that won’t keep the water out.

Designing for Impact with a Long-Term Horizon

After organizing hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Yanel de Angel brings a problem-solving approach to Massachusetts’ resiliency and housing crises in her new position leading architects Perkins & Will’s Boston studio.

Tearing Away Walls to Reveal the Bones of Buildings

CBT’s Maren Reepmeyer played a key role in designing Fidelity Investments’ Seaport World Trade Center at Commonwealth Pier, redesigning office space for collaboration, eliminating the aging meeting hall and adding new retail on Seaport Boulevard and outdoor public spaces on the Boston Harborwalk.

On the Front Line of Climate Battles

Conservation Law Foundation is on the front lines of battles over real estate and transportation planning in New England, from the downtown Boston waterfront to a commuter rail project serving an emerging development cluster in Allston. And Bradley Campell is its general.