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Design Shop at Johnson Roberts Associates
Johnson Roberts Associates recently created an in-house Design Shop. The Design Shop promotes hands-on research and fabrication within our office. Staff can use the shop to build models and mock-ups of projects both within the office and of individual interest. The Design Shop provides a variety of power and hand tools including traditional woodworking tools...
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Hopkinton Public Library, Circulation Desk
Following a tour of the expanded and redesigned Hopkinton Public Library, local librarian Jenny Arch wrote thorough review of the space on her blog. Jenny particularly appreciated the abundant use of modular furniture. Having tables, chairs, displays, and the circulation desk on wheels allows for flexible use of available space. Staff can easily move lightweight...
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Art Room View, Arlington Center for the Arts
Renovations of the new home for Arlington Center for the Arts are nearing completion. The renovations modernize two floors of a historical school building to create 7,645 SF of creative spaces. The new Center for the Arts will have learning spaces, including a clay studio, resident artist studios, art classrooms, and a flexible performance space.
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East Forest Park Library, Rendering
The East Forest Park Library in Springfield, Massachusetts is out to bid. The new library will create a focus for the East Forest Park neighborhood, replacing an aging branch library in a strip mall. The energy efficient single-story new building features indoor and outdoor community meeting spaces, study rooms, teen room, children’s room, a maker...
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Johnson Roberts Associates has signed on to the AIA 2030 Commitment. Buildings are the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. However, the AIA 2030 Commitment aims to change that. Through energy-efficient design, the AIA 2030 Commitment strives for all new buildings and major renovations to be carbon neutral by 2030. This...
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Powder Magazine Ribbon Cutting
On July 7, 2018, Powder Magazine celebrated both its bicentennial and restoration. Powder Magazine is the oldest structure along the Charles River Basin. Due to its original purpose of storing gunpowder, neighborhood concerns about building’s explosive contents led to its abandonment in the 1860s. In 1899 the Olmsted brothers, sons of famous landscape architect Frederick...
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Career Day at the Brooks School
Jeff Davis recently spoke at the Brooks School in New Bedford to Mrs. Keaton’s second grade class about the best profession in the world – ARCHITECTURE(!) – as part of the school’s Career Day.  Through a review of project drawings, large scale models, and architectural picture books, the children had no lack of questions for...
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Johnson Roberts Associates is working with the owners of Barber Walter’s to fit out a new barbershop space in the Belclare at Wellesley building in downtown Wellesley. The shop will have four cutting stations equipped with antique barber chairs purchased by the owner in New York City. The antique chairs set the tone for this...
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Erving Public Library, Rendering
The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) awarded the Erving Public Library a construction grant. The grant allows the Town of Erving to build a new library, replacing the outdated current facility. Because the Town approved their portion of the funding prior to the award announcement, the next design phase began immediately. As such, the...
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Hopkinton Public Library
Hopkinton Public Library opened the doors to its newly renovated and expanded space in October 2017. The community marked the occasion with a 1920s-themed fundraising event dubbed “A Novel Affair” that raised over $1 million dollars.
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Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Construction Grants
The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners construction grants awarded to 10 Johnson Roberts Associates libraries. In this latest round of funding, Johnson Roberts Associates designed of nearly one third of the 33 projects seeking funding.
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Michael Bellefeuille, AIA, LEED GA
Michael Bellefeuille is now an Associate at Johnson Roberts Associates as of June 2017. Since joining the firm in 2014, Michael has worked on projects for municipal, state, and higher education clients. Some highlight include renovations to the Bentley Library at Northern Essex Community College, repurposing a former garage into a new home for the...
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Johnson Roberts Associates celebrates 20 years
Johnson Roberts Associates celebrated our 20th anniversary with family, friends, and colleagues. Spectacular musical performances by Rhythm Future Quartet capped off an evening of food, fun, and drink from neighboring Aeronaut Brewery.
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