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A little over four years ago, we were asked to design a large multi-use project (H-MAX) in ShoaXing, China, the home of some of the nation’s most famous poets. ShaoXing is also the birthplace of Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People’s Republic of China from 1949 to 1976, who met with U.S. President Richard Nixon during his 1972 visit to China and helped to improve US-Sino relations. The 1.5 million-square-foot H-MAX encompasses a variety of uses, including hotels, theaters, restaurants, teahouses, retail, housing, and even a luxury car showroom. Its sheer size and strategic urban location offered us an opportunity … Continued

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With a chance to gain some fresh air and head out of the office for a day, the PLA crew (missing a few key members due to sporting injuries) were anxious to head up the 2,005 ft. high mountain. Climbing one of New England’s many mountains provided PLA staff members the opportunity to bond with colleagues, while also getting some healthy exercise. Luckily, it was not as HOT as the office hike from 2013 (98 degrees Fahrenheit!) to Mount Monadnock, the staff were able to enjoy a more mild hike this time around. As part of PLA’s annual tradition, we … Continued

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Stana’s apartment in Split, Croatia. 3) How did you get into the field of Architecture and Design? Actually, it’s kind of funny, I got into architecture accidentally because, I wanted something technical but had creative elements. Architecture just happened come across my path and I began to like it because it did allow me to be creative, but hone the technical skills which I was also good at. 4) What drives you to continue in this field? I had a really good experience in school. It was really awesome to be able to dream big right out of the gate. … Continued

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Satoshi Ebina, Ph.D., of Tokyo, a longtime friend and colleague of Paul Lukez Architecture (PLA), recently came to visit Boston, Mass. As founder of the Boston Bridge to Higher Education (BBHE) program Satoshi’s goal is to build a communicative bridge between Boston and Tokyo based on educational exchanges between the cities. To do so, he annually takes small Japanese groups on tours of Boston and Cambridge. The ages of the participants depend on the specific tour he conducts—sometimes, senior executives participate; other times, he focuses on secondary-school students. All of his tours provide a rich array of educational opportunities for … Continued

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As part of our efforts to continually improve and enhance PLA’s work environment and business practices, we reach out to successful businesses of all types and arrange for tours and follow-up discussions with their owners and/or managers. Besides getting the PLA team out of the office as a group, this is an opportunity for our team to witness first-hand the strategies that contribute to a business environment’s success. This quarter, we reached out to Wilson Farm, located in nearby Lexington, Massachusetts. Wilson Farm’s incredible reputation for superior produce and service attracts customers from near and far. Jim Wilson, a direct … Continued

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