Berklee College of Music
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA

Fronting on Massachusetts Avenue, this multi-use residence hall for Berklee College of Music strengthens the College’s multiple connections to the City of Boston. The transparent facade reveals the life of the building while creating an active urban street edge. The building includes freshman housing, a 400-seat, 2-story Dining Hall serving as a student performance venue overlooking the street, music technology studios, student activity and gathering spaces, and ground-floor retail. (176,000 g.s.f.)

2016 Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award
2015 AIA Specialized Housing Award
2015 AIA-CAE Education Facility Design Excellence Award
2015 AIA-CAE/SCUP Excellence in Architecture for a New Building Merit Award
2015 NAMM TEC Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement
2015 Dave Pensando Educator Award for Excellence in Audio Education
2014 BSA Housing Design Award
2014 Engineering News Record “Best Higher Educational/Research Project in New England”
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