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This year Allegrone Construction is honored to have received the Preservation Massachusetts Tsongas award under the category of Construction Planning.
The Preservation Massachusetts Tsongas Award, which took place on May 1, 2013 in Boston, MA, is to “recognize and celebrate the efforts and accomplishments of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to preserving the Commonwealth’s historic resources.
The Bio Intelligent Quotient (BIQ) House is a 15-unit apartment building located in the German city of Hamburg. It has 129 algae filled louvered tanks which hang over the exterior of the south-east and south-west sides of the building. These tanks of algae power the entire building.
Casa Pentimento, located in Ecuador, was designed by architects Jose María Sáez and David Barragán. This prefab home uses 900 LEGO-like, pre-cast, concrete blocks. The 40-inch-long locks are layered, one side creates a flat wall and the other side is notched, creating built-ins, such as shelves, planters, stairs, fences and walls.
Facebook’s huge addition to their headquarters in Menlo Park California is complete with a full-on green roof. However this green roof is no ordinary green roof. Designed by starchitect Frank Gehry, it is more park-like (spanning some 400,000 square feet), complete with oak trees, walking trail and café kiosks.
Originally built in 1959, the Edgewood Motel is being redeveloped to house the new corporate headquarters for Allegrone Construction. In addition, half of the 30,000-square-foot multifaceted “green” business park will be available to lease as high-performance Class A office space.