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South Hadley Public Library

South Hadley Public Library

South Hadley, Massachusetts The new South Hadley Public Library sits on a bluff above the dam on the Connecticut River on a former abandoned industrial site. The first floor of the two-story library provides children’s services, new book browsing and meeting rooms. The second floor houses adult collections. Reading rooms


Sixteen Acres Library, Entrance

Sixteen Acres Library

Springfield, Massachusetts The Sixteen Acres Library is the busiest branch library in Springfield, Massachusetts. An addition in front of the original 1960’s building creates a new entrance, children’s department, and meeting rooms. The children’s room features a tree motif with an interior structural column decorated a tree providing a focal


Mashpee Library, Front Entrance, Exterior view

Mashpee Public Library

Mashpee, Massachusetts The new Mashpee Public Library replaces the existing library on a site in Mashpee Commons. This project received LEED Silver certification. The building’s green features include a chilled-beam mechanical system, an extensive rooftop 20 KWH Photovoltaic system, low water consumption plantings, and an on-site stormwater management system. This


Lunenburg Public Library

Lunenburg Public Library

Lunenburg, Massachusetts A central reading hall for adults anchors the design of the Lunenburg Public Library. Areas around the central hall include browsing, reference, and periodicals area. The children’s department features a sun, moon, and stars motif—inspired by the book Kingdom of the Sun by Jacqueline Mitton—designed to spark a


Leverett Public Library

Leverett Public Library

Leverett, Massachusetts The design for the new Leverett Public Library fits into the rural character of its setting. Using a concept of “big house, little house, back house, barn,” the building relates to surrounding farm structures. The interior includes a wing for adults, a wing for children, and a meeting


Granby Public Library

Granby, Massachusetts The Granby Public Library is a new building on a new site, close to the Granby Town Common. The new building houses a new children’s library, teen room, meeting spaces and greatly expanded adults collections and reading rooms. The building design recalls the architecture of the original library,


East Longmeadow Library, Exterior view

East Longmeadow Public Library

East Longmeadow, Massachusetts The new East Longmeadow Public Library is located on the site of the former library, and is attached to the historic brownstone Town Hall. East Longmeadow was the site of several Brownstone quarries which once supplied stone to New York City and Boston. To complement this original


Dracut Town Hall

Dracut, Massachusetts The new Dracut Town Hall is a 23,000 SF building on two floors with a full basement exiting directly to grade to facilitate access to storage space. The main floor houses a large meeting room which can accessed along with the toilets and the cable TV facilities after


Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Rescue Station #3

COMM Fire Rescue Station #3

Marstons Mills, Massachusetts The new Centerville – Osterville – Marstons Mills Fire Rescue Station #3 in Marstons Mills, MA, is sympathetic to the surrounding Cape Cod vernacular buildings, materials, and compositions. The massing of the building reinforces the functional zones of the fire station barn as apparatus bays and farm


Boxford Town Hall, Front Entrance, Exterior view

Boxford Town Hall

Boxford, Massachusetts The new 13,300 SF Boxford Town Hall is the latest addition to the Boxford municipal center. The new two-story Boxford Town Hall is designed with a brick and precast exterior. The first floor of the town hall will contain financial departments and the meeting room, while the second


Blackstone Public Library, Front Exterior view

Blackstone Public Library

Blackstone, Massachusetts The design of the new Blackstone Public Library reflects the architectural heritage of its context in this historic mill town. In the children’s stacks, a local artist designed sculptural shelving ends with colorful animal, hot air balloon, and train motifs. Throughout the rest of the building, brick, wood,


Berkley Town Hall

Berkley Town Hall

Berkley, Massachusetts The new Berkley Town Hall is located on the site of the former town offices, and houses both the Berkley Town Offices and the Council on Aging in a single-story building.