HOUSING SYMPOSIUM

New Housing Models For Boston’s Innovation District
The following slides are an abbreviated look at
INNOVATIVE HOUSING
designs and concepts presented by industry leading
BOST...
Cheryl TOUGIAS
              spalding tougias architects


IDEA: by sharing common spaces that encourage
interaction, unit...
THE HIVE, London                  SLEEPING ZONE
                                         480 SF




                      ...
SLEEPING DECK
 360 SF + 120 SF
                                  Housing Proposal for Pratt, NY, OBRA Architects



      ...
Brian HEALY
              brian healy architects


IDEA: the relationship of private spaces with larger communal
areas is ...
INNOVATIONS IN HOUSING SYMPOSIUM
EASTERN DOCKLANDS – AMSTERDAM

West 8 + Others
INNOVATIONS IN HOUSING SYMPOSIUM
TIETGEN STUDENT HOUSING – COPENHAGEN

Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects
David Hasin
               hasin & associates


IDEA: create new ways to live and work in the same space. by
layering spac...
Jane WEINZAPFEL
               leers weinzapfel associates


IDEA: how can housing and buildings better share resources
be...
CASE STUDY: CAMBRIDGE NORTHPOINT




    CONNECTED OPEN SPACE AND MIXED USES

•   Former industrial area close in proximit...
CASE STUDY: SOUTH BOSTON COURT PRESS/ MACALLEN




    AMENITIES AND COMMUNITY: SHARED SPACE

•   Proximity to T, access t...
PROMOTE DIVERSITY
DEVELOPMENT OF THE URBAN VILLAGE IN THE INNOVATION DISTRICT




ACCESS TRANSIT, BUS, HIGHWAYS , AND AIRP...
Tamara ROY
               ADD inc.


IDEA: the concept of i-design allows for creative people
purchase an unfinished unit ...
Shared amenities and smaller units
for more flexible lifestyles
                                                          ...
Ideas to lower costs
  per unit of housing




                                        i-design!
                   1 car ...
A Personal Favorite




Portland, Oregon
Pearl District
Affordable, neighborhood
Variety – units, scale,
style
Lots of ope...
Tim LOVE
               utile inc. &
               associate professor, northeastern university

IDEA: create more innova...
STACKED LIVE/WORK




Randic-Turato Architects
Zagrad
Croatia
DUMBBELL LIVE/WORK
living space comprises the middle of the building and
office space makes up the ends of the building. R...
BOTTOM FEEDER LIVE/WORK
                          The bottom level allows for a number of flexible options along the
     ...
Workshop




Ben Stracco
Live/Work Bottom Feeder
Nightclub / Lounge




Ben Stracco
Live/Work Bottom Feeder
Small Business




Ben Stracco
Live/Work Bottom Feeder
Two-Level Condominium Unit




Ben Stracco
Live/Work Bottom Feeder
things move pretty fast around here,
follow the changes at
innovationdistrict.org
@IDBoston
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innovative housing designs and concepts presented by industry leading Boston architects. Idea: Six architects, ten minutes each, one hour of visionary housing concepts for Boston’s Innovation District. this is a highly condensed version of the symposium held by Mayor Menino for the sharing of ideas between architects, developers, investors, and city officials to think about building flexible housing options for flexible lifestyles.

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Boston Housing Symposium: New Housing Models For Boston’s Innovation District

  1. 1. HOUSING SYMPOSIUM New Housing Models For Boston’s Innovation District
  2. 2. The following slides are an abbreviated look at INNOVATIVE HOUSING designs and concepts presented by industry leading BOSTON ARCHITECTS IDEA: six architects, ten minutes each, one hour of visionary housing concepts for Boston’s Innovation District. this is a highly condensed version of the symposium held by Mayor Menino for the sharing of ideas between architects, developers, investors, and city officials to think about building flexible housing options for flexible lifestyles.
  3. 3. Cheryl TOUGIAS spalding tougias architects IDEA: by sharing common spaces that encourage interaction, units can have a smaller footprint and become more affordable. shrinking the “sleep space” helps lower the per square foot price even further.
  4. 4. THE HIVE, London SLEEPING ZONE 480 SF CHERYL TOUGIAS HOUSING SYMPOSIUM: INNOVATION DISTRICT
  5. 5. SLEEPING DECK 360 SF + 120 SF Housing Proposal for Pratt, NY, OBRA Architects PUZZLE LOFT, NY, Kyu Sung Woo Architects CHERYL TOUGIAS PRATT HOUSING, OBRA Architects HOUSING SYMPOSIUM: INNOVATION DISTRICT
  6. 6. Brian HEALY brian healy architects IDEA: the relationship of private spaces with larger communal areas is important. housing will meet the needs of a mixed market and integrate into a series of public spaces
  7. 7. INNOVATIONS IN HOUSING SYMPOSIUM EASTERN DOCKLANDS – AMSTERDAM West 8 + Others
  8. 8. INNOVATIONS IN HOUSING SYMPOSIUM TIETGEN STUDENT HOUSING – COPENHAGEN Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects
  9. 9. David Hasin hasin & associates IDEA: create new ways to live and work in the same space. by layering space with retail, office, and residential a neighborhood can become more vibrant throughout a 24-hour period but still serve as independent feeling communities.
  10. 10. Jane WEINZAPFEL leers weinzapfel associates IDEA: how can housing and buildings better share resources between them and connect with public infrastructure? how do we allow for a range of ages to call the innovation district home?
  11. 11. CASE STUDY: CAMBRIDGE NORTHPOINT CONNECTED OPEN SPACE AND MIXED USES • Former industrial area close in proximity to amenities and transit • Mix of residential condos and rentals, and commercial space • Master plan incorporates central Open Space
  12. 12. CASE STUDY: SOUTH BOSTON COURT PRESS/ MACALLEN AMENITIES AND COMMUNITY: SHARED SPACE • Proximity to T, access to highways and airport • Live/ work spaces in variety of low-rise and high-rise condos • Amenities shared between new and existing buildings create urban village • 24 hour concierge, shared activity rooms, enclosed gardens, rooftop pool garden, and parking • Emphasizes sustainable principles
  13. 13. PROMOTE DIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT OF THE URBAN VILLAGE IN THE INNOVATION DISTRICT ACCESS TRANSIT, BUS, HIGHWAYS , AND AIRPORT PUBLIC DESTINATIONS CONNECTED VIA GREENSPACE, INSTITUTIONS SOCIOECONOMIC AFFORDABLE HOUSING, RENTALS, LUXURY HOUSING, LIVE/WORK JOBS, SCHOOLS, COMMERCE, INDUSTRY, GROCERY STORES, INCUBATORS VARIED LIFESTYLES FAMILIES, SINGLES, ENTREPRENEURS, RETIREES, ELDERLY
  14. 14. Tamara ROY ADD inc. IDEA: the concept of i-design allows for creative people purchase an unfinished unit and add their own touch. sharing new types of common spaces like a bar, chef’s kitchen, or hotel rooms for guests allow for smaller unit sizes and attractive amenities.
  15. 15. Shared amenities and smaller units for more flexible lifestyles space saving sleep deck from smalldiggs.com 450 s.f. Studio/1 BR w/ co- housing shared amenities chef kitchen + group dining bar + media room ANDREW
  16. 16. Ideas to lower costs per unit of housing i-design! 1 car per unit Quality over quantity and no more parking tickets 1 car per 32 units KAREN Silodam, Amsterdam MVRDV
  17. 17. A Personal Favorite Portland, Oregon Pearl District Affordable, neighborhood Variety – units, scale, style Lots of open spaces Historic reno + contemp Pizza heat reuse
  18. 18. Tim LOVE utile inc. & associate professor, northeastern university IDEA: create more innovative work/live building types. exploring the ‘stacked’ ‘dumbbell’ and ‘bottom feeder’ models provide a variety of options to meet the needs of resident and workers in the Innovation District.
  19. 19. STACKED LIVE/WORK Randic-Turato Architects Zagrad Croatia
  20. 20. DUMBBELL LIVE/WORK living space comprises the middle of the building and office space makes up the ends of the building. Retail and separate office entrances on the ground level allow for a thriving streetscape. Jesse Cabrera Live/Work Dumbbell
  21. 21. BOTTOM FEEDER LIVE/WORK The bottom level allows for a number of flexible options along the length of the block helping to eliminate unfilled units by allowing commercial and residential uses. Ben Stracco Live/Work Bottom Feeder
  22. 22. Workshop Ben Stracco Live/Work Bottom Feeder
  23. 23. Nightclub / Lounge Ben Stracco Live/Work Bottom Feeder
  24. 24. Small Business Ben Stracco Live/Work Bottom Feeder
  25. 25. Two-Level Condominium Unit Ben Stracco Live/Work Bottom Feeder
  26. 26. things move pretty fast around here, follow the changes at innovationdistrict.org @IDBoston

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