COVID-19 SPECIAL PROJECT

In response to COVID-19, we are spearheading a pro bono design response to support the ongoing efforts of Boston organizations. In partnership with local nonprofits, we are identifying the specific challenges related to reopening and will be publishing a design toolkit that will include spatial and strategic solutions. To be included in the Boston project, please email hello@apbdesign.org. To receive the toolkit, sign up to our newsletter below. 

OUR SERVICES

Architecture for Public Benefit specializes in creative solutions for mission-driven organizations and offers a full range of architecture services. 

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VISIONING AND FUNDRAISING

We all grow and change and our needs change with us. Does your organization have plans for extending its reach? We can help you envision and fund that change through pointed imagery and fundraising material. At Architecture for Public Benefit, we are visual storytellers and will help you craft and communicate a vision to others. Aligning all stakeholders with your plans for growth will significantly increase your support and probability for success.

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SITE FEASIBILITY

Looking into the feasibility of a property and if it will work for your needs? We can do site evaluation that will look at code requirements, developable area and FAR requirements, environmental considerations such as prevalent winds, solar orientation, access, parking solutions neighborhood contextual studies, transportation and access, market and demographics and all the forces which should be taken into account to produce a successful.

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PROGRAMMING STUDIES

Program narratives identify and prioritize the values and goals that will impact design. It covers broad aims such as your purpose and growth objectives, in addition to more detailed-oriented spatial requirements needed to support your activities, events, and mission. The document typically includes function and sizing of rooms, spatial adjacencies, privacy acoustic, security and access, natural light, equipment and furnishings, and any additional information that can guide the project.

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COMPLETE DESIGN SERVICES

In addition to pre-design and post-construction services, we offer complete design services that will transform an idea into a built project. This includes new construction, expansion, or renovations. Our design process is supported by drawings, physical models, renderings and BIM modeling software. We will collaborate throughout assuring that the final product aligns with your budget and needs.

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POST-OCCUPANCY EVALUATION

We advocate for post-occupancy surveys because we believe in the power of evidence and data to inform decisions. We stand behind our work and will evaluate a project during its lifetime. This study will provide your organization with valuable insight in addition to supporting building maintenance and facilities management efforts.

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EXISTING SPACE OPTIMIZATION

Want to make the most of what you have? We can study your space and business operations in order to increase your team’s efficiency, productivity, and wellbeing. Beginning with an existing conditions survey and identification of current pain points, we will suggest spatial and strategic solutions that address your goals.

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