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As a continuation of our long commitment to sustainable design, we are happy to now be members of Built Environment Plus (BE+). They are a membership-based community advocating for green buildings at the state and local level. And they provide green building education, networking, advocacy, and leadership opportunities for the sustainable building practitioner community and...
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Since joining Johnson Roberts Associates in November 2019, Stephenie Harper, AIA, LEED AP, has been a consummate professional in all regards, and a valuable addition to our team. Her leadership on recent projects — including renovations to Cambridge City Hall, MA DCR Veterans Memorial Pool Bathhouse, and Residence Halls at UMass Lowell — has resulted in...
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Our Marketing Manager/Graphic Designer Will Ragano is featured in the latest SMPS Boston Member Spotlight. Beyond his marketing and design skills he is also an accomplished musician, photographer and video editor. SMPS = Society for Marketing Professional Services.
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We are enjoying the educational benefits of joining the NESEA (Northeast Sustainable Energy Association). Today our designer Bojana shared a presentation about sustainable school design. It is great to work in a state like Massachusetts where Green design is encouraged, and we are proud to play our part in that noble (and necessary) effort. Hats...
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We often have Lunch & Learn sessions where vendors/experts come in to teach our staff about new products and techniques to help us work more efficiently and make our projects greener. This session was presented by our engineering partners at Thornton Tomasetti. They helped us learn more about updated Stretch Code Compliance standards. As part...
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We are proud to now be members of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA). This green organization advances sustainability practices in the built environment by cultivating a cross-disciplinary community where practitioners are encouraged to share, collaborate and learn.
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JRA architect Michael Bellefeuille and designer Carey Babyak were happy to join The Board of Trustees of Abbot Public Library for their launch party to celebrate the beginning of construction to renovate the library in Marblehead, MA. Construction on the $9 million project began on January 25th. Abbot Public Library first opened in March 1877,...
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We are happy to welcome Chris Mara, LEED GA, and Gibson Davis to JRA. Chris is a Wentworth Institute of Technology graduate, with a Master of Architecture degree. Before joining JRA, Chris worked as a Project Manager working on projects from schematic through construction administration, with a focus on schools and housing authorities.  Gibson is...
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Thanks to the initiative of JRA Senior Designer Carey Babyak, we are happy to now be composting waste in our Somerville office! This is another step towards aligning our behavior and practices in the office with the green innovations of our sustainable building designs. JRA Senior Designer Carey Babyak
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Our Erving Public Library project is featured in a Metal Architecture article about energy-efficient roofs. “With the vapor permeable WRB, it allowed for long-term drying of a roofing assembly and stands up to six months of UV and climate exposure on the roof. By using this WRB on the Erving Public Library project, it allowed...
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Construction of the new Greenfield Public Library is really coming along. The second floor is about 99% completed, with mostly cleaning and testing of the systems left. And the first floor is about 90% completed. We expect the major construction to be completed by the end of March. Photos courtesy of P-Three, Inc.
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Our new office location is official now, the new sign has been installed.
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Here’s a new video we created for the Erving Public Library (in Erving, MA), which we designed and completed last year. Learn more on the Erving Library project page.
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This article by Library Land Project sends some love to Johnson Roberts Associates on their visit to our Greenfield Public Library project. They consistently do a great job of shining a spotlight on library design. Here is an excerpt: “The design is by Johnson Roberts Associates, and we have always found a lot to love...
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Our new Greenfield Public Library project is progressing nicely. Here is an article about it.
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Friday night we had an excellent Holiday Dinner Party at Henrietta’s Table in Harvard Square!Happy Holidays to Everyone!
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Here’s our new video about the expansion of the Concord Free Public Library we completed late last year.
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We are happy to announce that this major project was approved by 2/3 of the people at a recent Wilmington town meeting. So, our design for their new Town Hall and School Administration Building will become a reality in the next few years. A rendering of our design.
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Our new location is 24 Dane Street, Somerville, MA, 02143 (just up the street from our former office). The new space is in a 1920 industrial building in the Cobble Hill section of Somerville, near Union Square.
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Here’s an article about our Greenfield Public Library project, which has been progressing beautifully. https://www.recorder.com/New-Greenfield-Public-Library-reaches-70–completion-donor-wall-planned-48689037 default default
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We received a 2022 Preservation Award from the Cambridge Historical Commission for our extensive interior rehabilitation of the historic Powder Magazine on Magazine Beach in Cambridge, MA. Originally constructed in 1818, the Magazine is the oldest standing building in the Charles River Basin. First built to store gunpowder for public and private use, the walls...
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Here are the winners of our Karla S. Johnson Memorial Scholarship — a one-time award for a disadvantaged woman who is currently enrolled in her final year of an accredited professional degree program of architecture (BArch or MArch) at an American college or university, within the USA.  Hiu Ching (Cherry) Lee Ms. Lee is a Bachelor...
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Greenfield 9.15.22
Construction of the new Greenfield Public Library is well under way now and we are very pleased with the progress.
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Here is a new, short video about the Essex Public Safety complex we completed in 2021.
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Here are some new drone shots of progress on the new Greenfield Public Library. The roof is now tight, most windows are in (1/3 are glazed at the upper floor). Drywall as been started on some of the walls. Air and vapor barrier is complete (which shows gray where the brick will go). The pale...
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