Student gathering and event space in a tactful but raw reworking of 1925 McKim Mead & White steam plant. The industrial interior was reconfigured to accommodate performances, dance parties, speakers and student gatherings.
Sited gently on the lower slope of a dramatic 60 foot high coastal bank and surrounded by miles of undeveloped Cape Cod National Seashore beaches and scrub pines is a warm, modern beach house that enjoys uninterrupted ocean views but is also a “thinking retreat”.
This 12-story glass building has a sail-like solar panel ‘veil’ on top plus an illuminated GE logo. It is connected to two renovated brick warehouses.
The new headquarters complex overlooks Boston’s Fort Point Channel and has a maritime theme.
After a decade of planning, eight years of renovation and a 16-month closure, this masterpiece designed by the Philadelphia architect during the last 15 years of his life reopens to the public on May 11.