The Tree House Residence Hall at Massachusetts College of Art and Design Download PDF


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Height: Occupied
74 m / 244 ft
 
Height: To Tip
85 m / 280 ft
Height: Architectural
85 m / 280 ft
 
The Tree House Residence Hall at Massachusetts College of Art and Design Outline
Floors Above Ground
21
# of Elevators
3
Top Elevator Speed
1.77 m/s
Tower GFA
13,519 m² / 145,517 ft²
# of Apartments
137

Facts

Official Name The Tree House Residence Hall at Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Other Names Massachusetts College of Art and Design New Residence Hall
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Boston
Street Address & Map 578 Huntington Avenue
Building Function residential
Structural Material steel
Energy Label LEED Silver
Proposed 2008
Construction Start 2010
Completion 2012

Companies Involved

Owner Massachusetts State College Building Authority
Architect ADD Inc
Structural Engineer Odeh Engineers, Inc.
MEP Engineer WSP Flack + Kurtz
Main Contractor Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.
Other Consultant
• Code C3

About The Tree House Residence Hall at Massachusetts College of Art and Design

This new residential tower results from a highly unusual collaborative process and responds to the unique living/learning requirements of art school students. Inspired by Gustav Klimt's painting Tree of Life, this innovative high-rise includes 493 beds for freshmen and sophomores in 136 suites configured in one-, two-, or three-bedroom layouts. The building features a ground-floor café and living room, a second-floor health center, and a "Pajama Floor" at the third level with communal kitchen, game room, laundry facilities, and fitness center. Studio spaces alternate with lounges on the 17 upper floors. See Project Case Study

Global News

MassArt Welcomes Klimt-Inspired Art Tower
25 Apr 2013 – Boston

CTBUH Awards

Best Tall Building Americas 2013 Finalist
CTBUH Awards 2013