The basics of the 738,000 square-foot project, which involves closing the Commonwealth Hall exhibition space but revamping ballroom and event space at Fidelity’s neighboring Seaport Hotel, did not change despite the pandemic, a spokesman said. And Fidelity, which has about 1,500 employees based in the building (though many are currently working from home), still plans a large office there when work is done. The height and general shape of the building, which sits on a pier over Boston Harbor, will not change.
You'll see more from SHL going forward - they "joined" Perkins+Will in a strategic partnership to increase their international reach. I think they are technically a part of Perkins+Will. Overall, good news for us. I'm a big fan of their work.Several additional renders,
World Architecture Community News - Construction begins on Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects' Seaport World Trade Center in Bostonworldarchitecture.org
The architects are Danish, this is only their second U.S. project. Finishes look to be high-quality.
.The architects are Danish, this is only their second U.S. project. Finishes look to be high-quality.
But I always wondered about that myself!! A 30 or 40-story office tower would look so nice on that spot somewhere.Re: Seaport World Trade Center To be Redeveloped?
It's unfair. Why do all the other cities get tall World Trade Centers when we're stuck with a big, flat one?