Construction Update: Daughters of Israel

The Brighton Mikvah is framed and nearly weather tight, beneath a gently pitched roof (so formed to gather rainwater for the internal immersion pools). The high humidity of the internal uses required the selection of an exterior-applied closed-cell spray foam insulation to manage the seasonal dew point. The entry corner is anchored by a rough-cut masonry, selected to evoke Jerusalem Limestone, and convey a sense of quiet ceremony for the building's users. Complex formwork were constructed to satisfy rabbinical requirements for the immersion pools, with integral channels, retention wells, and pools all cast in a single, monolithic pour.

Intern Life at RODE

Architecture is filled with curious exploration, diligent iteration, inspiration, care, and perseverance. RODE interns get to test these qua

Construction Update: 232 Old Colony

The exterior vision for 232 Old Colony is taking form as exterior facade treatments near completion. The broad face along Old Colony Avenue folds mid-block to present a building mass in-scale with the surrounding context. This facade is clad with dark gray and wood-tone composite panels that evoke traditional neighborhood textures while utilizing the finest contemporary construction materials and methods. Brick facades incorporate a ubiquitous Boston building material made simply and excitingly modern through rich detailing. Varied-depth stack bond ties window bands together, and a dynamic mural of offset units dances along the busy public sidewalk. For more details, and sales information, p

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