Construction Design & Engineering

Preservation of the historic woodwork in the Mass. State House Senate Chamber - by Susan Muckle

The Mass. State House has been perched atop Beacon Hill since 1798. For almost 100 years it dominated the landscape of Boston. So much so, that in 1858 Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote, “The State-House is the hub of the solar system.” Of course, throughout the years, restoration has been required to maintain this iconic building. In the past 25 years, M&A Architectural Preservation has been proud to be part of numerous preservation

South Shore Habitat for Humanity names MacNab as construction manager

Duxbury, MA Jamie MacNab has joined South Shore Habitat for Humanity as construction manager. MacNab brings more than 40 years of construction experience to his position as construction manager. He built his business working mostly on residential properties primarily in Duxbury but has worked t

TWBTA designs Dartmouth’s $50m Hood Museum of Art project

Hanover, NH On January 26, 2019, the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College opened the doors to its renovated and expanded facility. Designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects| Partners (TWBTA), the expanded museum ties together the college’s academic and research priorities with an emphasis on the arts at Dartmouth.

Electrical innovation in General Electric’s “North Point” Boston headquarters - by Samantha McPhall

Since deciding to move their headquarters to Boston two years ago, General Electric (GE) has been operating from an interim headquarters on Farnsworth Street in Boston, while the company completes a full renovation and rehabilitation of two brick buildings in Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood. Built in 1907, the two Necco Court buildings are historic brick-and-beam structures that once housed the New England Confectionery Company

Finegold Alexander wins BSA hospitality award for Godfrey Hotel

Boston, MA According to Finegold Alexander Architects (FAA) and The Gettys Group, The Godfrey Hotel has received a Citation for Design Excellence from the (BSA) Boston Society of Architects’ Hospitality Design Award program. The 242-room hotel design re-imagines two historic office buildings as a sanctuary in the city, activates the street edge, and contributes to the revitalization of the Downtown Crossing neighborhood

Mazzarino named accounting manager at Hancock

Danvers, MA Hancock Associates hired Tasney Mazzarino as the firm’s accounting manager. Mazzarino has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Construction Management from Catholic University, an Accounting Certificate from North Shore Community College and is working towards

Ann Beha Architects promotes Nassikas and Gerner

Boston, MA Philip Chen AIA, president of Ann Beha Architects, promoted Elizabeth Nassikas and Kathleen Gerner AIA. Nassikas has been named senior associate of practice management and Gerner has been named a senior project manager.

BOND appoints Nigro and Hayes to leadership

Boston, MA BOND has named Tony Nigro as senior vice president of operations for BOND’s building division. He joins Frank Hayes, COO, BOND and recently appointed president of BOND Building Division. Hayes and Nigro will advance BOND’s long-range strategic plan for the building division within the education, healthcare, life sciences and district energy markets. They join the building division’s leadership team including

Haynes Group brewing up some new business in 2019

West Bridgewater, MA Haynes Group is on the hunt to perfect future brewery construction projects in 2019. In 2018, they completed Mighty Squirrel, a 22,700 s/f brewing production facility in Waltham. Prior to that they completed Trillium Brewery’s 16,000 s/f Canton location and Oak & Iron Brewing Co. in Andover.

Kapatoes joins Gaston Electrical as manager

Norwood, MA Kevin Kapatoes has joined Gaston Electrical Co., Inc.’s team as technology infrastructure division manager. Kapatoes brings over 35 years of professional experience, having worked in telecommunications and network engineer capacities as well as senior management positions. Most-recently, he served as a