Forrestal Bowld Music Building
Exeter, NH

A contemporary design within a historic Georgian campus, the building is situated in a prominent location on the campus’s main quadrangle that is defined by the historic Phillips Church and Louis Kahn’s famed Exeter Library. Large windows connect the Main Quad to the building’s large interior courtyard space, practice rooms and main orchestra space, encouraging a sense of community for students. (22,000 s.f.)

1996 Honor Award for Design Excellence, Boston Society of Architects
Photography: © Steve Rosenthal
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Babson College
Sorenson Center for the Performing Arts
Wellesley, MA

A 450-seat theater serving touring, local and college based theatre, dance and music companies. Designed in conjunction with a new campus center and chapel, it completes our firm’s design of a new campus precinct. (19,000 s.f.; 450 seats)

2000 Honor Award in New Architecture, United States Institute for Theatre Technology
Photography: © Steve Rosenthal
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Bowdoin College
Studzinski Recital Hall
Brunswick, ME

This project involved the innovative reuse of McKim, Mead and White’s historic Curtis Swimming Pool Building by inserting of a new 285-seat Recital Hall, with world class acoustics into the volume of the former pool. The Hall is a warm, intimate space that celebrates community among audience and performers. The hall’s design accommodates a range of musical programs including classical music, jazz, world and electronic music, and multimedia screenings. (19,000 g.s.f.; 285 seats).
2012 National AIA/CAE Education Facility Design Award, National American Institute of Architects; 2011 Sustainable Design Award, Boston Society of Architects; 2008 Merit Award in Architecture, United States Institute of Theatre Technology; 2007 Higher Education Facilities Award, Boston Society of Architects
Photography: © Robert Benson
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The Amphitheater at Regency Park
Cary, NC

This outdoor amphitheater, winner of the 2002 United States Institute of Theater and Technology (USITT) Honor Award in Architecture, serves as one of the summer homes for the North Carolina Symphony and an assortment of other performing arts organizations in the Research Triangle region.
2003 Merit Award for Design, North Carolina Chapter, AIA; 2002 Honor Award in Architecture, United States Institute of Theatre Technology, Inc.; 2001 Award for Design, Boston Society of Architects; 2001 Honor Award in Architecture, New England Chapter, AIA
Photography: © Robert Benson; Michael Zirkle
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Temple Beth Elohim
Wellesley, MA

This new synagogue for Temple Beth Elohim on the site of their existing facility features a flexible sanctuary which will accommodate up to 1000 during High Holy Days, while still providing an intimate setting for 400 during weekly services. The new temple is sensitively sited to take full advantage of the surrounding wooded hillside and nearby wetlands.
2013 AIA New England Honor Award; 2012 Faith & Form, Religious Architecture; 2012 Chicago Athenaeum, American Architecture Award; 2011 BSA Honor Award
Photography: © Bruce Martin Photography
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Milton Academy
Pritzker Science Center
Milton, MA

The new Milton Academy Pritzker Science Center is a 40,000 s.f. building on two floors containing 14 classrooms and 4 inquiry labs, as well as a large project room for independent student science projects. Sited between the Kellner Performing Arts Center and the Head of School’s House, the building completes the southern edge of the main campus green. Prominently located off Centre Street on the Campus Green, the new science building celebrates Milton Academy’s commitment to making science a highly visible, sustainable, and integral component of its academic mission. (40,000 s.f.)
2016 National Honor Award for Interior Architecture, AIA; 2012 Chicago Athenaeum, American Architecture Award; 2012 National AIA/CAE Education Facility Design Award, National American Institute of Architects; 2011 Education Facilities Design Award, Boston Society of Architects (BSA); 2010 Honor Award for Design Excellence, AIA New England
Photography: © Robert Benson Photography
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W Boston Hotel and Residences
Boston, MA

The W Boston Hotel joins 234 hotel rooms and 111 condominiums in a 26-story tower that began build-out of Boston's High Spince concept. Ground floor lobby, bar, restaurant, Bliss Spa and retail bring vibrancy and life to this formerly empty section of city, demonstrating how urban hotels on tight sites can resist the common practice of elevating the lobby off the street. The tower is a beacon for Boston's theater district. The Associate Architect is TRO Jung | Brannen Associates. The Interior Designer is Bentel & Bentel. (Units range from 1 to 3 bedrooms).
2010 Interior Architecture/Interior Design Award, Boston Society of Architects
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Northeastern University
College of Computer & Information Science and Residence Hall
Boston, MA

Located diagonally across Huntington Avenue from the Museum of Fine Arts, this project includes the College of Computer & Information Science (70,000 s.f.) and a 190-bed Residence Hall, and a 6-story building with an additional 300 beds (231,000 s.f.) and ground floor classrooms. These buildings fulfill the goals of a University Master Plan developed by this firm. This project opened in fall 2004. (301,000 s.f.; 190 beds)
2006 Merit Award, New England Chapter, AIA; 2006 Award for Housing Design, Boston Society of Architects ; 2005 Harleston Parker Medal for the Most Beautiful Building in Boston, Boston Society of Architects; 2005 Higher Education Facilities Award, Boston Society of Architects
Photography: © Alan Karchmer; William Rawn Associates
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Swarthmore College
Alice Paul & David Kemp Residence Halls
Swarthmore, PA

At Swarthmore College, our two residence halls, housing 150 students, are organized around a three-sided courtyard (Phase I opened in 2005; Phase II is under construction and will open in 2008). Together they form a new leading edge to Swarthmore’s iconic Parrish Lawn, the “front door” to campus. (60,000 s.f.; 150 beds)
2007 Honor Award, New England Chapter, AIA; 2007 Higher Education Facilities Design Awards, Boston Society of Architects; 2006 Honor Award, Boston Society of Architects ; 2006 Honor Award for Housing Design, Boston Society of Architects
Photography: © Robert Benson
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2012 Best Hotels in the World, Travel & Leisure Magazine; 2008 National Housing Award, American Institute of Architects (AIA); 2007 National Honor Award in Regional and Urban Design, AIA; 2007 Charter Award, Congress for the New Urbanism; 2004 Citation for Housing Design, Boston Society of Architects; Three-time Condé Nast Traveler Gold List Selection (2008-2010); 2007 Top 50 Mainland Resorts (Ranked 11th), Condé Nast Traveler; 2004 Platinum Award for Best Single-Family Detached Home & 2004 Silver Award for Best Smart Growth Neighborhood, Best In American Living, Professional Builder Magazine.
The Carneros Inn
Napa, CA

This new 27 acre luxury resort hotel is located in the heart of Napa Valley’s Carneros wine growing district. The resort features 85 individual guest cottages with private patios, 24 courtyard homes, 20 fractional ownership cottages, meeting and special-events space, and a full service spa. The first new resort approved in more than 20 years in Napa County, the project includes a new Carneros town square and village center and post office. The associated architecture firms include Casper Mol Architecture and Planning, RMW Architecture & Interiors, and Les Girourard. (27 acres)
Photography: © Art Gray; Mark Hundley; William Rawn Associates
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