Presenting “A New Recipe” – a workshop at SCUP North Atlantic Regional

March 26, 2015
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Hampshire Dining Commons is arguably the most sustainable dining commons in the country. On April 13, 2015 at the SCUP 2015 North Atlantic Regional Conference in Providence, Bergmeyer presented a workshop, alongside representatives from UMass and Ricca Design Studios, to share how this landmark facility benefits the institution, student body, and local community. The project was recently awarded LEED Gold and is the most visible component in a wide, regional network of farmers, students, educators, … [Read More]

Post Occupancy Evaluation of the Eustis Street Fire House

March 23, 2015
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Bergmeyer’s commitment to sustainable design and environmental stewardship drives our desire to track energy and water use data in order to provide feedback on our existing projects and to increase the performance of future projects. Data tracking allows us to evaluate the effectiveness of the project’s design elements and sustainable strategies. This post occupancy evaluation focuses on the Eustis Street Fire House, a historic structure from 1859, comparing its predicted performance with actual data measurements … [Read More]

Partnering with LX for the Design for Dining program

March 20, 2015
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Have you ever wondered what goes into the design of a dining experience? Design heightens every aspect of dining, from culinary artistry to menu layout, to the spatial temperament – design is apparent throughout. Design Museum Boston, the “nomadic” design museum of the city, has curated seven pairs of design firms and restaurants in Boston’s Downtown Crossing neighborhood. Design Museum Boston announced, “These curated teams will collaborate to design unique table vignettes in each … [Read More]