Berklee College of Music was designed by William Rawn Associates, Fronting on Massachusetts Avenue, the new multi-use residence hall for Berklee College of Music strengthens the College’s multiple connections to the City of Boston.
The transparent facade reveals the life of the building while creating an active urban street edge.
The building includes freshman housing, a 400-seat, 2-story Dining Hall serving as a student performance venue overlooking the street, music technology studios, student activity, and gathering spaces, and ground-ﬂoor retail. (176,000 g.s.f.)
Architects: William Rawn Associates
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Principal for Design: Cliff Gayley, AIA, LEED AP
Area: 167000.0 ft2
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Bruce T. Martin Photography
Associate Principal for Design: Sam Lasky, AIA, LEED AP
Music Technology Space Design & Performance/Dining Space Acoustical Design: Walters-Storyk Design Group
Principal for Design: John Storyk, AIA
Structural Engineer: LeMessurier Consultants
MEP/FP/IT/Security Engineer: Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering
Civil Engineer: Nitsch Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering: Haley & Aldrich
Landscape Architect: Landworks Studio, Inc.
Lighting Designer: Lam Partners, Inc.
Sustainability Consultant: The Green Engineer, Inc.
Food Service Consultant: Ricca Newmark Design
Code Consultant: R.W. Sullivan Engineering
Acoustical Work: Acentech
Transportation Consultant: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin
Vertical Transportation Consultant: Syska Hennessy Group
Project Name: Berklee College of Music