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Center for Computing & Data Sciences at Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston University


345,000 ft² / 32,052 m²

Project Type
Education, Tower

LEED® Platinum

Bruce Kuwabara (design partner), Marianne McKenna (partner-in-charge), Luigi LaRocca (founding principal), Paulo Rocha (design partner), Lucy Timbers (senior associate, project manager), David Smythe (senior associate), Kael Opie (senior associate), Tyler Loewen (associate), Melissa Ng (associate), Matt Krivosudsky (associate), Tyler Hall, Amin Monsefi, Victor Garzon, Samantha Hart, Olena Chorny, Nicholas Wong, Olivia di Filice, Jason Chang, Fotini Pitoglou, Carolyn Lee (senior associate), Kayley Mullings, Arminé Tadevosyan

BR+A Consulting Engineers (MEP,IT), Entuitive + LeMessurier Consultants (structural), Entuitive (building envelope), Turner & Townsend (cost), Richard Burck Associates Inc. (landscape), Dot Dash (lighting), Transsolar (climate engineering), The Green Engineer (LEED), Nitsch Engineering Inc (civil), Soberman Engineering (elevator), Jensen Hughes (fire and life safety, accessibility), Haley & Aldrich (geotechnical, geothermal), Acentech (acoustics/a.v.), RWDI Inc (environmental engineers), Learch Bates (façade access), Robbie McCabe Consulting (hardware), Ricca Design Studios (food services), Entro Communications (signage), Brian Ballantyne Specifications (specifications)

Competition Team
Bruce KuwabaraMarianne McKennaLuigi LaRoccaPaulo RochaKevin BridgmanJoy Charbonneau, Claire Kurtin, Joe Kan, Ramin Yamin

Tom Arban

2024 Ontario Association of Architects Design Excellence Award
2024 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Award of Excellence
2023 Harleston Parker People’s Choice Award
2023 Metropolis Planet Positive Awards (Honourable Mention)
2023 Interior Design, Best of Year Awards, Large Higher Education category
2023 INSIDE Festival
2023 World Architecture Festival (Shortlist, Completed Buildings: Higher Education and Research category)
2023 Canadian Interiors’ Best of Canada Award
2023 EBC EBEE Award
2020 Canadian Architect Award of Merit
2019 Architizer A+ Awards Jury Winner

gooood, February 2024
ArchDaily, February 2024
Dezeen, January 2024
BU Today, December 2023
Canadian Architect, December 2023
THE PLAN, December 2023
ADF Web Magazine, December 2023
AZURE, November 2023
Interior Design, July 2023
AZURE, January 2023
Dezeen, December 2022
Forbes, December 2022
The Architect’s Newspaper, December 2022
The Boston Globe, December 2022
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Boston Real Estate Times, October 2021
New England Real Estate Journal, October 2021
BU Today, September 2021
BU Today, February 2021
Archinect, December 2020
Bustler, December 2020
Canadian Architect, December 2020 
Archinect, March 2020
Business Insider, February 2020
Ablenaa Magazine, February 2020
Mann Report, February 2020
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Fast Company, February 2020
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High Profile, December 2019
CTBUH, December 2019 
Boston Real Estate Times, December 2019 
Globe St, December 2019 
The Globe and Mail, December 2019 
CommonWealth Magazine, December 2019 
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BU Today, July 2019
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Boston Globe, July 2019 
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Building Design + Construction, April 2019 
A & B Magazine, April 2019
The Daily Free Press, January 2019
School Construction News, January 2019
AECCafe, November 2018
Canadian Architect, November 2018
Intelligent Glass Solutions, October 2018
ArchDaily, October 2018
Philadelphia Business Journal, October 2018
The Architect’s Newspaper, October 2018
Archinect, October 2018
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