The Life Of A Rendering

RODE has established a unique graphic style in everything from diagrams and axons to renderings. Each drawing becomes an important piece that illustrates the building’s story, concept, and vision. More and more, we are finding these types of drawing studies to be beneficial throughout multiple phases of our design – even our building process. While sketches and massing models can be used to quickly understand a project, they tend to lose a sense of scale and reality. Diagrams and axonometric projections are very informative, displaying everything from a building’s functions to its construction. However, these drawings do not depict how the building will appear upon completion. It’s the rende

A New Pitch for Talbot Ave. Church: 5-Story Condo Complex

James Baker has updated his proposal to replace an existing Lutheran church at the Ashmont neighborhood intersection of Talbot Avenue and Argyle Street with a RODE-designed mixed-used development. The new plan calls for a 40-unit mixed-use building that could rise up to five stories on the prominent parcel, including a community space dedicated to the congregation of the existing church if they choose to continue worshipping and gathering at the site. The 17,554-square-foot lot is known around the neighborhood as 500 Talbot Ave., although the address is 8 Argyle St. It comprises most of the southern half of a triangular block between Talbot and Welles avenues and Argyle Street a block west o

Egleston Square Apartment Complex Starts Construction Near Orange Line

The RODE-designed complex has started construction on 3200 Washington in Egleston Square in the Jamaica Plain-Roxbury borderlands. The 76-unit housing complex will include 73 apartments—19 studios, 11 one-bedrooms, 34 two-bedrooms, and nine three-bedrooms—with nine of those apartments as affordable. It will also include a new triple-decker with a trio of three-bedroom condos for households earning 65 percent of the area’s median income. There will also be 3,800 square feet of ground-floor commercial space along Washington Street. The complex is going up on the site of the old Economy Plumbing & Heating Supply Co., and is about a 10-minute jaunt from the Stony Brook stop on the Orange Line. D

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