Tall Buildings in Historic Centers

Though slim in volume, “Tall Buildings in Historic Centers” is rich with information specific to the disparate stratospheres of landmarks-organizations and tall buildings – because often the two collide.

Civic Rooms for Rent

The work of the Fall 2011 Research Studio at Northeastern University is only a first attempt to uncover the complex industry that designs, manages, and markets civic rooms for rent.

Flood Plain Urbanism

The need for architectural intervention to accommodate environmental changes has become a global priority, as cities struggle to update aging infrastructure. Interventions to protect our cities are of new architectural significance, and are a pivotal factor in imagining the future of the city. For the scope of this research Northeastern University’s School of Architecture has focused on America’s Northeast corridor that lies within FEMA’s designated 100 year flood plain.

Experiments in Public Housing: Vol 1

Public, affordable and subsidized housing, is a topic that has been thoroughly studied and examined. Through careful analysis of mostly local precedents, this study searches for points of departure for innovation within the typology.

Experiments in Public Housing: Appendix

Public, affordable and subsidized housing, is a topic that has been thoroughly studied and examined. Through careful analysis of mostly local precedents, this study searches for points of departure for innovation within the typology.

Future Use Buildings

The work contained within this publication is drawn from the Spring 2010 Northeastern University School of Architecture ARCH 5120 Comprehensive Design Studio. All work was produced by fifth year architecture students, for whom the focus of the semester was future use building prototypes that re adaptable to different site conditions and programmatic requirements.

Courtyard Housing

The work contained within this publication is drawn from the Fall 2009 Northeastern University School of Architecture ARCH 5110 Housing and Aggregation Studio. All work was produced by fifth year architecture students, for whom the focus of the semester was infill courtyard housing in metropolitan Boston.

Rowhouses

Northeastern University School of Architecture housing studio focuses on a different type of housing every year, from courtyard housing to high-rise multi-family buildings. In this particular housing studio, students focused on reinterpreting the rowhouse for modern urban life.