Project name: Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building
Project location: Boston
Firm name: Mecanoo Architecten with Sasaki
Jury comments: A significant urban intervention, this project marries three historic buildings and introduces a contemporary facade of finely crafted brickwork to form a unified collage of a building that welcomes the neighborhood on all sides. Mixed uses include public school administration, community gathering spaces, and retail. Historic integrity and future vision are beautifully balanced.
Client: City of Boston
Consultants: Arup; Building Conservation Associates; LAM Partners; Cavanaugh Tocci