The new office of Boston-based real estate firm Cresa has opened in the city’s Waterfront District. Tria provided interior architecture and corporate design services, creating an open, modern, and collaborative workspace that maximizes natural light and views of the Boston Harbor.
In the design of the Mark, a new 48-story commercial office and hotel tower in downtown Seattle, the owner and developer held the rights to demolish a historically significant church on the site, allowing for the development of a half-block footprint. However, the emotional, cultural, and also historic significance of the old church—a facility commissioned by Arthur Denny, founding father of the city of Seattle—motivated the client and local parishioners to seek alternatives.
Crystalline technology was specified for a mixed-use development in Austin to ensure the integrity of the extensive below-grade concrete structures. The Marquis building combines residential units and ground-floor retail areas with a three-level basement parking garage.
Compressive strength is a clearly defined property that can be measured directly at a particular point in time using standardized test methods. On the other hand, the properties making concrete durable are many in number. Therefore, durability is more complex to define, measure, and specify.