Knock Knock Children’s Museum to break ground

The Advocate reports that construction is about to begin for the new Knock Knock Children’s Museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Located in the BREC’s City Park, the 30,000-square foot museum, which is expected to open in 2016, was designed by architects …

Gloucester Harborwalk: Stealth Wayfinding

In “Polishing Its Past and Preparing Its Future,” Glenn Collins of the New York Times explores the cities and towns of Cape Ann, including Gloucester, MA, which features the Gloucester Harborwalk designed by Cambridge Seven Associates. The Gloucester Harborwalk is …

Niners Legends: Made in Brooklyn

Andrew Lawrence at Sports Illustratedspeaks with the sculptors at Brooklyn-based StudioEIS who designed the statues in the new San Francisco 49er Museum designed by Cambridge Seven Associates. This 20,000-square-foot sports museum designed by architects and exhibit designers C7A is located …

Boston’s Colonnade Pool Unveils New Look

Paul E. Kandarian from The Boston Globe heads up to the Colonnade Hotel’s new rooftop pool designed by architects Cambridge Seven Associates. Located on the 12th floor, the renovated hotel pool overlooks the city and features private cabanas, lounge seating, …

River Rover Rolls into L.A. River Day

Carren Jao from KCET takes a closer look at the River Rover traveling exhibit and mobile classroom designed by C7A for the Friends of the Los Angeles River. Cambridge Seven Associates worked with Lexington Design + Fabrication to design exhibits …

Parade Magazine Celebrates Little League

Steve Rushin of Parade Magazine celebrates the 75th anniversary of Little League as well as the redesigned World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store. Designed by architects and exhibit designers Cambridge Seven Associates, this sports museum …

Greensboro Science Center receives AZA accreditation

Susan Ladd of News & Record reports the Greensboro Science Center, which recently opened the Carolina SciQuarium, received AZA accreditation, meaning the museum/aquarium/zoo has met the standards of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The aquarium addition, designed by architectural and exhibit …

Plans announced for new Franklin Park Zoo project

Jacqueline Tempera from The Boston Globe discusses the Franklin Park Zoo’s new Children’s Zoo designed by C7A and Main Street Design. Cambridge Seven Associates is providing architectural design for the expansion of the George Robert White Fund Children’s Zoo, which …

Bowdoin College planning new Administrative Building

Dylan Martin from The Forecaster announces that Bowdoin College was given approval for a new three-story administrative building designed by Cambridge Seven Associates. The new 3,440-square-foot Federalist-style building at 216 Maine Street will house approximately 30 employees from Bowdoin’s human …

Virginia Beach aquarium plans taking shape

Stacy Parker for The Virginian-Pilot speaks with Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center director Lynn Clements about the new Owls Creek Marsh Pavilion. Cambridge Seven Associates, who previously completed the Owls Creek Master Plan with landscape design firm EDSA and …

58-story Back Bay tower approved

Casey Ross of The Boston Globe reports that the Boston Redevelopment Authority has approved the construction of a 58-story hotel and condominium tower at the edge of the Christian Science Center Plaza. One Dalton, which will be the city’s tallest …

Summer construction brings new life to campus

Katie Miklus of the Bowdoin Orient visits the Robert H. and Blythe Bickel Edwards Center for Art and Dance at Bowdoin College. Designed by Cambridge Seven Associates, this adaptive reuse and renovation of the former Longfellow Elementary School creates a new …

BSA Profile: Justin Crane AIA

In this Profile for the Boston Society of Architects, Justin Crane AIA, an associate at Cambridge Seven Associates, discusses the projects he’s currently working on, what inspires him, and how design can save the world. Justin Crane recently completed the Giant …

Back to School: Inside New Hampshire’s Hanover Inn

Karen Gardiner Dion for Hotel Chatter explores the redesigned Hanover Inn at Dartmouth College. The hotel underwent a six-month-long renovation and expansion designed by Cambridge Seven Associates that created 14 new guest rooms, bringing the total to 108, redesigned the …

Take Me Back to the Old Ball Game

Cindy Davis Meixel for Mountain Home Magazine visits the newly redesigned World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store designed by Cambridge Seven Associates. C7A provided architectural design for the renovations and new exhibits for this sports …

A closer look at the SciQuarium’s exhibits

Susan Ladd from News & Record visits the Greensboro Science Center’s new Carolina SciQuarium addition designed by architects C7A and MMPA. The SciQuarium is North Carolina’s first inland aquarium and is the first AZA-accredited aquarium in the U.S. to be …

Landmark Hanover Inn gets a makeover

Rochelle Lash of the Montreal Gazette takes a look at Dartmouth College’s newly remodeled Hanover Inn, designed by Cambridge Seven Associates and interior designer Bill Rooney and developer Carpenter & Company. Designed to provide this Dartmouth College hotel with a …

New KidzooU: Educational and just plain fun!

Diane Fiske from Montgomery News takes a closer look at the interactive exhibits designed by C7A for KidZooU at the Philadelphia Zoo. This children’s zoo and hands-on education center was designed by SMP architects with exhibit design and outdoor signage …

Philadelphia Zoo’s KidZooU represents a big triumph

Vikram H. Dewan, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Zoo celebrates the opening of KidZooU: Hamilton Family Children’s Zoo & Faris Family Education Center. C7A designed the indoor hand-on exhibits and outdoor graphics and signage/wayfinding for this accessible children’s zoo and …

Boston Children’s Museum turns 100

The Boston Children’s Museum celebrated its 100th anniversary. Cambridge Seven Associates has been working with the Boston Children’s Museum since the 1970s, when they were located in Jamaica Plain. C7A later renovated a 19th-century wool warehouse on Fort Point Channel …

Tennessee Aquarium sees 20 millionth visitor

Channel 3 in Tennessee interviews the 20 millionth visitor to the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga. This waterfront aquarium, designed by architecture and exhibit design firm Cambridge Seven Associates in 1992, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. “That’s 20 million people that …

Hanover Inn’s PINE Restaurant Open for Business

Keith Chapman of Dartmouth Now speaks to restaurateur Michael Schlow, who owns the new PINE Restaurant in the Hanover Inn at Dartmouth College. Architects Cambridge Seven Associates worked with interior designer Bill Rooney Studios to upgrade the hotel, with extensive …

Museum of Science gallery to overlook Charles

Casey Ross of The Boston Globe discusses the upcoming renovations and new exhibits planned for the Museum of Science Boston. Cambridge Seven Associates completed the master plan for the Museum of Science and is providing architectural design for the museum …

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame wins 2013 Thea Award

The dynamic Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary received the 2013 Thea Award from the Themed Entertainment Association. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame features interactive exhibits designed by Cambridge Seven Associates and media designer Cortina Productions that bring Canadian …

“VICTORY” exhibit: A slice of Boston in our own backyard

Sports columnist Mike DiMauro of The Day takes a look at The Sports Museum’s traveling exhibit, “Victory – An Exhibition Celebrating Boston Sports” on display at Foxwoods Casino. Designed by Cambridge Seven Associates, this temporary exhibit uses life-sized sculptures of …

A hurricane simulator that will save your life

After the groundbreaking for the new Marine Technology and Life Sciences Seawater Research Complex designed by Cambridge Seven Associates, Popular Science interviewed Brian Haus, chair of the Division of Applied Marine Physics at the University of Miami about the “hurricane simulator that will …

Gloucester HarborWalk comes alive

Richard Gaines from The Gloucester Times discusses how the Gloucester HarborWalk designed by architecture and exhibit design firm Cambridge Seven Associates provides new technology that will bring the city’s stories to life. The new 1.2-mile long HarborWalk features 42 granite “story moments” …

Gloucester hopes to lure tourists with high-tech HarborWalk

David Filipov from The Boston Globe tours the Gloucester HarborWalk with mayor Caroline Kirk. Designed by architectural and exhibit design firm Cambridge Seven Associates, the 1.2-mile-long HarborWalk connects downtown Gloucester with the historic working waterfront. Forty-two “Story Moments” on granite …

Renovated Hanover Inn opens to guests

WPTV Channel 5 reports on the opening of the Hanover Inn at Dartmouth College. Cambridge Seven Associates, working with interior designer Bill Rooney Studios, designed the renovations and new ballroom addition to the hotel.

Renovated Hanover Inn is Open for Business

Susan J. Boutwell for Dartmouth Now introduces the newly redesigned Hanover Inn, a historic hotel at Dartmouth College. The Hanover Inn transformation was spearheaded by developer Carpenter & Company and designed by Cambridge Seven Associates and interior designer Bill Rooney Studios …

BSA profiles Peter Kuttner

The Boston Society of Architects interviews Peter Kuttner, FAIA , president of Cambridge Seven Associates. Kuttner has led the architectural and exhibit design for several of C7A’s well-known museum and aquarium projects. He is also passionate about education, from his …

Hyatt Place Hotel welcomed by Braintree officials

Joseph Markman of the Braintree Patch attends the grand opening of the new Hyatt Place Hotel and South Shore Place retail complex designed by architects Cambridge Seven Associates for developer Carpenter and Company. The six-story, 204-room hotel replaced the previous 374-room, …

High flying fashions at Boston’s Revere Hotel

NBC News checks out the grand opening of Boston’s Revere Hotel, which celebrated with a vertical fashion show featuring models who rappelled down the exterior of the 24-story hotel wearing outfits designed by MassArt students and Ted Baker London. Architect …

The Revere Hotel’s trendy Theater District digs

Melanie Nayer from The Boston Globe offers a sneak peak at Revere Hotel, an overhaul of the former Radison and Stuart Street Playhouse into a modern hotel serving Boston’s vibrant Theater District. Designed by developer Northwood Hospitality, architect Cambridge Seven Associates, …

Norwalk Aquarium’s New Look Draws Big Crowds

The Greenwich Daily Voice visits Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium, which unveiled its updated look and new Long Island Sound exhibits to a crowd of more than 2,500 people. Cambridge Seven Associates completed the architectural and exhibit design for the $4-million renovation, which features …

Revere Hotel: A major shift for old Radisson

Katie Johnston from The Boston Globe speaks with David McCaslin, president of Northwood Hospitality, which owns and operates the Revere Hotel in Boston. Located on Stuart Street, in Boston’s busy Theater District, the former Radisson Boston underwent a radical transformation …

One fan’s pilgrimage to Patriot Place

In “One fan’s pilgrimage to Patriot Place,” Joseph P. Kahn from The Boston Globe tours The Hall at Patriot Place, the New England Patriots Hall of Fame designed by architectural and exhibit design firm Cambridge Seven Associates. “My first stop …

Governor praises Dorchester’s Ashmont MBTA Station

Patrick Rosso, Town Correspondent for Boston.com attended the ribbon cutting for the Ashmont MBTA station designed by architects Cambridge Seven Associates. Ashmont Station is part of a larger Red Line Rehabilitation Project, which included the renovation of the Shawmut and …

Gyeonggi Children’s Museum: A Child’s Dream Come True

South Korean media outlets praised the new Gyeonggi Children’s Museum, Korea’s first independent museum for children opened in Yongin City, which opened in 2011. Architects and exhibit designers Cambridge Seven Associates were hired by the Gyeonggi Culture Foundation to design …

Lauderdale science museum makes room for otters

The Sun Sentinel takes a look at the new EcoDiscovery Center addition designed by Cambridge Seven Associates for the Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. C7A provided architectural design and exhibit master planning for the 34,000-square-foot addition, …

The Ames Hotel: A 10-year conversion

For Civil + Structural Engineer Magazine, Mark D. Webster, PE, LEED AP of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) talks about the structural challenges faced by the engineering team undertaking the restoration and transformation of the historic Ames Building into the …

Hard Rock Honolulu serves up new memories

Elizabeth Kieszkowski from the Star Advertiser visits the Hard Rock Honolulu, a new LEED-certified restaurant and retail store designed by Cambridge Seven Associates. Replacing a former Hard Rock Honolulu, which closed its doors earlier in the year, this new 13,000-square-foot …

Sneak peek at the Hard Rock Honolulu

Janis Magin of Pacific Business News provides a sneak peak at the Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, a new restaurant and retail store designed by Cambridge Seven Associates. Located in Waikiki, this 13,000-square-foot restaurant, the first in Hawaii to achieve a LEED …

Discovery Place seeing a lot of new faces

Katie Oliver of the Charlotte Observer speaks with Janet Marek, Chief Financial Officer of Discovery Place, about the museum’s record attendance, due in large part to the recently-completed renovations and new exhibits, that included the C7A-designed “World Alive” aquarium and …

Discovery Place renovation opens to huge crowds

Charlotte’s News 14 visits the Discovery Place science museum, which unveiled the results of their large-scale renovation designed by architects Cambridge Seven Associates and Little. The grand opening was met by a line that went around the building, hitting the museum’s …

Discovery Place “World Alive” exhibit engages children

WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina, offers a sneak peak inside the “World Alive” aquarium and natural history exhibit designed by Cambridge Seven Associates as part of Discover Place’s large-scale museum renovation. This $31.6M exhibit features aquarium exhibits, a rainforest theater …

Discover the new Discovery Place

WCNC takes a look at the recently-completed renovation and new exhibits for Discovery Place in Charlotte, the first re-do since the museum opened in 1981. Architects Cambridge Seven Associates and Little Diversified Architectural Consulting completed the $31.6M renovation project, which also …

Hospitality Design profiles Ames Boston

Hospitality Design profiles Boston’s Ames Hotel, an award-winning adaptive reuse project that transformed the historic Ames Office Building into a four-star boutique hotel. The Ames Hotel’s design team included the Morgans Hotel Group, the hotel operator; interior designer The Rockwell Group; Cambridge Seven Associates …

Architectural Record Building Types Study: Ames Boston

This Architectural Record Building Types Study looks at the design concept developed by interior designers Rockwell Group, architects Add Inc. and Cambridge Seven Associates, and hotel manager Morgan Hotel Group to transform Boston’s historic Ames Office Building into a boutique hotel containing 120 guest rooms, a …

Cambridge Seven repositions 100 Westminster

The New England Real Estate Journal profiles the interior lobby renovations  at 100 Westminster in Providence by architects Cambridge Seven Associates and developer O’Connor Capital Partners. This respositioning/rebranding of the 100 Westminster corporate office building includes a new lobby interior, …

CultureNOW Podcast: The Ames Building

In this series of CultureNOW podcasts, C7A Principal Stefanie Greenfield discusses the history and adaptive reuse of the Ames Hotel. Originally completed in 1893, the Ames Building was Boston’s first skyscraper and is the second tallest load-bearing masonry structure in …

Acton Discovery Museum Receives Grant

The Boston Globe highlights the museums, theaters, and arts and education centers awarded $12.4 million in grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund for repairs, expansions, and new buildings. The $172,000 grant for improvements to the grounds of The Discovery Museums in …

Patriots’ hall of fame levels playing field

Robert Preer at The Boston Globe explores how the state-of-the-art exhibits designed by Cambridge Seven Associates and Cortina Production work with a new audio and close captioning system to make The Hall at Patriot Place accessible to all visitors. The …

C7A designs The Plumbing Museum

Christine Laubenstein, staff writer for Wicked Local, visits The Plumbing Museum, the renovation of an historic ice house by architects and exhibit designer Cambridge Seven Associates. C7A renovated a former ice house purchased by J.C. Cannistraro to house artifacts, plumbing-related antiques, …

Best of the New: Hangouts and Hot Spots

The Hall at Patriot Place and CBS Scene made Boston.com’s list of the best new hangouts and hot spots. Christopher Klein says of the New England Patriots Hall of Fame: “This state-of-the-art museum is filled with video and memorabilia that …

Boston Children’s Museum: Small Footprint, Small Clientele

In this GreenSource profile of the Boston Children’s Museum expansion and renovation project designed by architects Cambridge Seven Associates, Ted Smalley Bowen explores the project’s sustainable design features. C7A designed a new three-story, 23,000-square-foot addition to the Boston Children’s Museum …

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