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Douglas & Gates Elementary School

The Douglas & Gates Elementary School project combines two elementary schools into one twin school; each including grades preschool through fifth grade. The site, located in Acton, Massachusetts, is rich in natural landscape features, including vegetated wetlands and a beautiful boardwalk with an observation deck. The site amenities create exciting design opportunities, in addition toRead more

Hildreth Elementary

The almost 7.8-acre Hildreth Elementary School is located in bucolic Harvard, Massachusetts, and was awarded to the design team by the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). The team worked through several feasibility studies and the Town voted to build a new school adjacent to the existing elementary school. Terraink was involved throughout the Schematic Design,Read more

Schools (K-12)

In addition to our private school work throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island, we have worked on nine (9) public school projects with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). With each project comes new opportunities and priorities as each School District has varied programmatic and design goals and objectives, which all reflect the communitiesRead more

Urban Oasis | Cassidy Field

The Cassidy Field property is owned and managed by the Boston Parks & Recreation Department (BPRD) and is located at the intersection of several neighborhood and community amenities: Brighton, Brookline, the MBTA Green Line (Cleveland Circle), the DCR’s Reilly Memorial Swimming Pool, the Chestnut Hill Reservoir, and nearby Boston College. Terraink worked with the BPRDRead more

Antrim Wind

As every new development has the potential to impact our ecosystem both positively and negatively, we are proud to offer our academic and professional expertise, providing visual analysis as well as expert legal testimony throughout the approvals and development processes.  Our most recent Visual Assessment & Analysis project, Antrim Wind, required our assessment of aRead more

Parkland in the Fens

Working with the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Charter Development, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers, we served as the Clerk of the Works on the Muddy River “Flood Damage Reduction and Environmental Restoration” project.  Given the historic significance of this project to the City of Boston, we were honored toRead more