Matter & Opinion: Existing Buildings - Multifamily Housing, August 26, 12-1:30pm

  • 26 August 2021
  • Start time : 12:00 PM
  • End time : 01:30 PM
  • Event Host : Boston Society of Architects (BSA)
Matter & Opinion: Existing Buildings - Multifamily Housing
Event Description

"Build the will" around multifamily existing building work! Join a presentation and interactive discussion with designer-and-client teams about senior living and affordable housing.

The Matter & Opinion: Existing Buildings series will begin by addressing the first hurdle to embracing existing buildings as climate solutions: building the will.

Video Archive:
View past sessions here. This page will be updated after each session.


Project presentations:

Each presentation features two firms, two clients, and two project stories. Client-and-designer teams will come together to share their experiences with specific projects, and to open up a collective discussion about challenges, benefits, and ways to build the will around continued use and reuse projects.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Boston Society of Architects (BSA)
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Mystic Waterworks
      designed by DiMella Shaffer
      for Somerville Housing Authority

      Brian Langton
      director of Modernization, Somerville Housing Authority

      Frank Valdes AIA
      principal, DiMella Shaffer


      Arlington Point
      designed by ICON Architecture

      Dan Drazen
      vice president, Development, Trinity Financial

      Bethany Moody AIA
      project architect, ICON Architecture

      Lawrence Sparrow
      construction project manager, Trinity Financial
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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