Charlestown Navy Yard Rowhouses
Charlestown, MA

A fifty-unit complex of brick housing, located directly on Boston Harbor in the Charlestown Navy Yard. Ranging from three to seven stairs, the project includes a mix of selected townhouses and elevator-served apartments. The Charlestown project was cited as one of the “Best Designs of 1988” by both The New York Times and TIME Magazine (47,000 s.f.)

1994 Honor Award in Architecture, National American Institute of Architects; 1993 Brick in Architecture Award, Brick Institute of America, AIA; 1991 Honor Award in Architecture, New England Chapter, AIA; 1991 Honor Award for Design Excellence, Boston Society of Architects; 1990 Excellence in Housing Award, AIA; 1990 First Award, Boston Society of Architects, Design Excellence in Housing Award; 1990 Honor Award, Waterfront Center, Washington, DC; Time Magazine: “Design: Best of 1988,” Time 1.2.89; New York Times: “The Year’s Best: 1988 in Review,” New York Times Sunday Arts and Leisure, 12/25/88
Photography: © Steven Rosenthal
Back of the Hill Rowhouses
Boston, MA

This 165-unit development of one-, two-, and three-bedroom townhouses for the Bricklayers and Laborers Non-Profit Housing Corporation creates a neighborhood of attractive affordable housing which enhances a sense of community by preserving street edges, providing units with bay windows for views along streets, and defines an urban park at its center.

1993 Urban Design Award of Excellence (forerunner to Honor Award), National American Institute of Architects; 1994 Metropolitan Home, “The Design 100”; 1991 Urban Design Award (First Award), Boston Society of Architects; 1990 Excellence in Housing Award, AIA; 1989 Design Excellence in Housing Award, Boston Society of Architects
Photography: © Steven Rosenthal
Dreamworks SKG
Master Plan and Design for Corporate Headquarters and Production Studio
Los Angeles, CA

This new headquarters for DreamWorks SKG-the first production studio in Los Angeles in the past 60 years-includes executive offices for Mssrs. Spielberg, Katzenberg, and Geffen, talent bungalows, administration/staff offices, a village center with retail and dining, nine sound studios, and production support facilities. The new campus surrounds a man-made lake. The Master Plan has been completed. Gensler (Los Angeles) is the Associate Architect. (1,450,000 s.f.)
Photography: © William Rawn Associates
New Town on the Napa River
Napa, CA

Master Planning and early design of 3000+ units of mixed-type housing for this 157-acre development, including town house and mid-rise (4-7 story) configurations facing the Napa River. Open spaces, including a vibrant town center surrounded by restaurant, retail, and housing uses, are mixed throughout the development, encouraging views of both the Napa River and the surrounding Napa Valley hills. LEED-ND Gold Certified.
Residence HallsCampus CentersAcademic BuildingsPerforming ArtsK-12 SchoolsSacred SpacesCampus PlanningProfessional Schools
Yale University, Rose Center: Police Station and Community Center
New Haven, CT

This new Police Station and Community Center was the first project in an important campus sector linking Yale’s Central Campus and Science Hill. Designed to unite these two sectors, the building acts as a beacon of security for both the New Haven Community and Yale University by placing continually manned police functions at the ground floor to provide 24 hour “eyes on the street.” The Community Center, with a 90-seat multi-purpose Community Room and a large Computer Training Classroom, welcomes the local community into the police facility along a continuous glass wall at the public edges of the building, a physical representation of the ideas of “community policing” embraced by the department.
2006 Honor Award, Connecticut Chapter, AIA; 2006 Honor Award, Boston Society of Architects
Photography: © Robert Benson; William Rawn Associates
Columbus Fire Station No. 6
Columbus, IN

Sponsored by the Cummins Engine Foundation Architecture Program, Fire Station No. 6 has become a civic landmark along Indiana Highway 450 South and a symbol of the new southern expansion of the city. (10,668 s.f.)
2001 Honor Award for Design, Boston Society of Architects; 2000 Honor Award in Architecture, New England Chapter, AIA
Photography: © Balthazar Korab
Williams College
New Parking Garage
Williamstown, MA

A new outdoor 3-level parking garage (234 parking spaces) and central chiller plant anchor the northernmost edge of college campus and support Williams College’s new ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (also designed by our office) and existing residential village.
Photography: © Robert Benson; William Rawn Associates
Rochester Sister Cities (City Hall) Parking Garage
Rochester, NY

Located directly across the street from City Hall, this 1,000-car garage responds to the civic quality of its immediate location. Retail stores along the garage’s ground level animate the neighborhood, helping the City of Rochester rejuvenate its urban core and encourage the positive development of its city blocks. QPK is the Associate Architect.

1995 Design Award in Architecture, New England Chapter, AIA; 1995 Honor Award in Architecture, Boston Society of Architects; 1991 Citation of Merit, Central New York Chapter, AIA
Photography: © David Lamb
Rochester High Falls Parking Garage
Rochester, NY

The High Falls Parking Garage provides space for 750 cars on its seven levels. This garage initiated the city’s program for revitalizing the Brown’s Race neighborhood, a 19th century industrial area, into a contemporary cultural/commercial/residential district. The area, highlighted by an 80-foot waterfall on the Genesee River, was long cut off from the more active parts of the city, yet the city had its beginning on this site. LaBella Associates is the Associated Architect.

1995 Honor Award, City of Rochester AIA;
1995 Honor Award, New York Chapter, AIA;
1996 Honor Award for Design Excellence,
Boston Society of Architects
Photography: © David Lamb
Church of the Transfiguration
Community of Jesus
Orleans, MA

This “Ecumenical Abbey” on Rock Harbor in Orleans, MA is the religious center for a 350-member residential order of the Community of Jesus. The buildings are organized around a ‘community common’ that forms the nucleus for the order. The first phase included a basilica church, a cloister, and clergy offices. Subsequent phases included an atrium, a chapter house, choir and orchestral rehearsal spaces, refectory and assembly spaces, and a bell tower. (70,000 s.f.)

2012 Faith & Form, Religious Architecture; 2003 BAC Craft Award, International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
Photography: © Sister Evangeline; William Rawn Associates