The AIA 2030 Commitment: Shrink the Change

June 28, 2013
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I was in Denver last week for the 2013 AIA Convention. Denver’s a great town. Lively, walkable downtown, excellent public transit and some pretty interesting buildings. I recommend David Adjaye’s Museum of Contemporary Art up in Lodo near the Cherry Creek Trail. Nice. Libeskind’s DAM? Been there, seen that.

But enough with the travel tips. One reason I go to the AIA Convention is to see Kelly Pickard’s presentation on the state of the … [Read More]

Hostelling International Boston selected to receive a 2013 Boston Preservation Alliance Preservation Achievement Award

June 25, 2013
Hostelling International,  Bergmeyer arch.

Hostelling International Boston will be presented with a Boston Preservation Alliance Preservation Achievement Award this coming autumn. The prestigious award honors those who have achieved a high standard of historic preservation and compatible new construction in Boston that will be looked upon as a model for future work in historic preservation.

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Bergmeyer Associates Participate in the 2013 JP Morgan Corporate Challenge Boston

June 20, 2013

Thirteen Bergmeyer associates participated in the 30th JPMorgan Corporate Challenge on June 20th, 2013. Our associates were in good company as the event drew 12,000 participants from 571 organizations. This year JP Morgan donated all of the entry fees to the One Foundation, which supports the families most affected by the Boston Marathon bombings. The weather was perfect and everyone’s spirits were high. We are extremely proud of our employees’ dedication both in and out … [Read More]

The AIA 2030 Commitment: Sharing

June 13, 2013
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In case you hadn’t noticed, sharing is now “in”.

Urban bike sharing companies like Hubwayand CitiBike are all over American cities.Zipcar is so widely visible it’s almost a generic term. For vacationers, “Aribnb” has taken couch-surfing to a whole new level. Have you heard of NeighborGoods yet? Got a ladder? Need a ladder? How about Sidecar? “Share a ride with someone awesome”. This idea has traction.

Here’s something else you … [Read More]