What Makes Sustainability Personal for You?

Our friends at Shaw are asking a great question this week during GreenBuild: What Makes Sustainability PERSONAL for You? For every response they get on twitter tagged #ShawGreenEdge until 5:00pm 11/19/2010, they will donate $1 to the Make It Right foundation, which supports green home building for those affected by Hurricane Katrina. Check out Shaw … Continue reading

Fall 2010 Alumni in the Making

Winter Street Architects has a rich, professional-level internship program for interior designers and proudly attracts wanna-be Winter Streeters from our favorite local schools every semester.  This fall we feature three fabulous design interns from Endicott College.  We posed our new recruits with questions on their design style, internship expectations and dream project so you could get to know them. … Continue reading

Calling All Runners – Wicked Half Marathon!

So you’ve probably figured out by now that Winter Street loves a good marathon!  Being avid runners and community advocates, we also appreciate an opportunity to help a good cause. If you are interested in using your running to help at-risk youth, consider registering for the Tache Real Estate Wicked ½ Marathon in Salem and … Continue reading

Happy Holidays from Winter Street

Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a joyous holiday and very happy new year!  Want to see what we’ve been up to this year?  Check out our Year in Review Newsletter. Cheers!

Giving Thanks

This year has been one of Winter Street’s most successful years to date…because of that we are very grateful for the people and opportunities that have been afforded to us to help make that happen.  We are also excited to continue to share with you our big ides for the future and look forward to … Continue reading

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Perspectives in completing a project

Progression of Construction

(by Kathryn Giardi, LEED AP) A few weeks ago I went to the 62nd meeting at 641-643 Huntington Avenue in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area to attend the weekly meeting for the Harvard Medical School’s newest LEED™ Gold office renovation project. I walked in the front door and was greeted by a woman in dress pants … Continue reading

Change is Good (and Green)

Like most people and firms, we at Winter Street Architects try to consistently advocate for sustainability and develop our “green” culture.  We took the first step in this journey back in 2000 when we saved the historic Newmark building on Essex Street and revitalized it for office and retail space. Since then we have adopted an aggressive … Continue reading

Lessons in Being Dauntless

Green Business Quarterly’s Fall 2009 Issue features some of the country’s most gallant small business leaders in the architecture world, and Mark and Paul of Winter Street Architects graced the opening section to discuss the ways we stay connected, innovative and aligned to our clients and community. Check out the terrific article here: GBQ 2009 – … Continue reading

Where Do Architects Live?

The online magazine Archimag.de posted a story today on a concept I think few of us actually know well: Where and How do Architect’s live? Is it likened to the case of the cobbler with the worst shoes or is it rather that an Architect must start anew or renovate at any chance he gets? Paul Durand … Continue reading

Your Friendly “Glocal” Architect

As architects, in many ways we are forced to work “locally” – think “locally” and manage “locally.” In fact, there are rules about it, governing how and why and when this can happen. But in the larger world of this ever expanding global economy, our networks, knowledge centers and collaboration nodes are far exceeding our “local” reach towards the complex “global” system. How does this change the way we “local” architects work?