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CambridgeSeven is a world-renowned architecture and design firm located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The firm provides high-quality, fresh design solutions to complex challenges and specializes in the following categories: academic, aquariums, civic, commercial, exhibits, hospitality, and museums. Cambridge Seven has received numerous awards, including the National AIA Firm award, and has practiced throughout North America and in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.



Expedition Blue
- May 26, 2020

CambridgeSeven Designing Expedition Blue on Cape Cod CambridgeSeven is designing a system of architecture, landscape, exhibits, and identity that demonstrates the blue economy in action. A series of durable, ecological, efficient, and flexible structures will be sited in multiple towns across the Cape, Islands, and Southern Plymouth County showcasing how water anchors our landscape, powers our economy, and inspires our future. These structures will create places for rest, gathering, reflection, and insight. Composed of a modular kit of parts and local, sustainable materials, Expedition Blue installations will be unique to each town’s place and will leverage the unique stories to invite user understanding and participation in the blue economy.

The Foundry
- Apr 15, 2020

With Construction Paused, Design & Construction Teams at The Foundry Plan for Upcoming Site & Foundation Work The Foundry Building, located between East Cambridge and Kendall Square, is undergoing a major renovation. The registered historic building has gone through several architectural and programmatic transitions during its hundred-year history. CambridgeSeven is currently working with the City of Cambridge and the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority to open up the interior structure and make space for new programs, including art, entrepreneurship, technology, and workforce education. The 50,000 SF project will include a 14,000 SF addition and outdoor space. While interior demolition and abatement have paused, the design and construction teams are preparing for sitework and foundation work to commence once restrictions due to COVID-19 are lifted.        

Cambria Somerville-Cambridge
- Mar 24, 2020

Permit Pulled for Site Work for Cambria Somerville-Cambridge A permit for excavation and early-stage utility work has been pulled for 515 Somerville Avenue, site of the upcoming Cambria Somerville-Cambridge. The 98,000 6-story hotel will feature 164 rooms along with a pool, fitness center, and a 150-seat restaurant space with outdoor seating. The project is expected to be complete in February 2021.  

The Devonshire
- Mar 13, 2020

Renovations Underway at Devonshire in Downtown CambridgeSeven was selected to revive and rejuvenate The Devonshire with a more modern look and feel. This 1983 luxury rental apartment building, owned by the Ruben Companies, is a timeless modern residential building in the heart of downtown Boston, a beloved city icon. The building offers striking views of Boston, the Charles River, and surrounding towns beyond the city.  CambridgeSeven has completely transformed the 480 residential units with select and targeted design insertions, new paint, new lighting, and new open kitchen layouts. The before and after renovation is a striking demonstration of how a series of precise moves can completely change the product.   In addition, a new Resident Lounge and Fitness Club on the top floors of the building are currently under construction. Here the design team has carefully infused hospitality trends into desirable resident amenities. A new entertainment area, private study, and work rooms, as well as event space, will open to residents in Spring 2020. 

The Basketball Hall of Fame
- Feb 14, 2020

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Renovations Nearing Completion The process of renovating the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA started in 2016. New interior exhibits designed by CambridgeSeven are being completed in five phases. Phase one consists of a new public exhibit in the lobby called Tip-Off Pavilion that opened in 2018. The pavilion holds lockers of the sport’s most beloved players. Also, in Phase One was the new Nike Theater, showing a signature film about the history and impact of basketball. Phase Two was completed in late 2019; it consists of the Hall of Honor – a sacred space that celebrates over 400 Hall of Famers and their amazing achievements. Phases Three and Four are currently being finished in the grand 90-foot-high dome in which visitors will find a giant LED display on the Jerry Colangelo "Court of Dreams” – a real court to play on – and a series of exhibits along with the surrounding Mezzanine level. Phase Five will include demolition and renovation of the second-floor galleries.  Construction is expected to finish in June and the highly anticipated Enshrinement Ceremony for the class of 2020 will take place at the Hall of Fame in September.

The Devonshire
- Feb 09, 2020

$2.2M Permit Pulled for Renovations to Amenity Spaces at The Devonshire Elaine Construction has pulled a permit valued at $2.2M for renovations to the fitness center and resident lounge on the 41st & 42nd floor at the Devonshire. The luxury apartment building features 480 apartments originally constructed in 1983.

Hilton Garden Inn Brookline/Boston
- Jan 13, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Brookline Takes Shape Glass facade install is nearly complete for the Hilton Garden Inn in Brookline Village. The 11-story building will feature 175 rooms along with a fitness center, restaurant and lounge, and pool. There will also be 70 garage parking spaces on-site along with a ground floor cafe with outdoor seating. Construction is expected to be complete this coming fall. 

The Foundry
- Jan 10, 2020

Demo Underway for Redevelopment of The Foundry in Cambridge Interior demo has kicked off for the renovation of The Foundry in Cambridge. The industrial building, built in 1890 will be updated into a creative and innovative multipurpose center. The updated building will offer a variety of flexible spaces to accommodate anchor organizations, artists and community uses.

The Foundry
- Jan 10, 2020

Demo Underway for Redevelopment of The Foundry in Cambridge Interior demo has kicked off for the renovation of The Foundry in Cambridge. The industrial building, built in 1890 will be updated into a creative and innovative multipurpose center. The updated building will offer a variety of flexible spaces to accommodate anchor organizations, artists and community uses.

One Dalton
- Dec 05, 2019

$2.65M Interior Fit Out Permit Pulled for Penthouse Unit at One Dalton A building permit valued at over $2.65M has been pulled for a penthouse flat unit at One Dalton by The Lagasse Group. The project calls for new walls, mechanical, and finishes.  One Dalton, as most of you know, is Boston's newest skyscraper rising 61 stories over the Back Bay offering 180 luxury condo homes over Boston's second Four Seasons Hotel.

341-343 Newbury Street
- Dec 05, 2019

$4M Permit Pulled for Renovations at 341 Newbury Street A permit valued at $4M has been pulled for renovations at 341 Newbury Street. The project will include the removal and infill of the existing automobile elevator and construction of white box office space and fitness room. New windows and a skylight will also be added. The 41,000+ square foot office/retail building was purchased by Gazit Globe for $51 million this past January.

Hilton Garden Inn Brookline/Boston
- Nov 29, 2019

Glass Facade Ongoing for The Hilton Garden Inn Brookline Glass facade install is ongoing for the new 11-story Hilton Garden Inn Brookline/Boston. The hotel is set to feature 175 guest rooms plus meeting space, a fitness center, a pool, and a restaurant. A 70-space parking garage will be located across the hotel’s 2nd and 3rd levels.

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