Buyers Guide: ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge
ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge
501 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: (617) 547-2200
Nationally recognized for design excellence and outstanding client service, ARC/ Architectural Resources Cambridge specializes in the planning and design of athletic, recreation and wellness facilities. We partner with academic institutions to design facilities that serve as dynamic hubs of campus activity. ARC’s award-winning portfolio includes projects for colleges and universities, independent schools and private organizations; these facilities include field houses, stadiums, and athletic centers and incorporate a full range of program areas such as gymnasiums, squash, tennis, pools, running tracks, ice rinks, dance studios, wrestling, weight rooms, locker rooms, training areas, coaches’ offices, dining and support facilities. With 40 years of expertise in sports and recreation facilities, ARC translates each client’s vision and goals into innovative designs that are functional, flexible and enrich the community.
See projects from this firm that have been featured in the Architectural Showcase:
This LEED Gold facility was designed to promote and instill healthy lifestyle choices for students. The Center offers facilities for competitive and recreational sports, as well as an integrated dining commons, featuring innovative food service amenities and a new kitchen that offers a "laboratory" for nutrition education.
Cost: $50 million
SqFt: 116,000 GSF (25,000 SF renovation; 91,000 SF new)
This LEED Silver Certified renovation and addition supports Harvard’s Varsity Hockey programs, creating new locker rooms for Men’s and Women’s teams, training and equipment facilities, coaches’ offices and meeting rooms, video production facilities, and an enlarged Zamboni bay. A new concessions concourse, student lounge, and function room enhance gameday experiences.
Cost: $15 million
SqFt: 30,000 SF (20,000 SF addition; 10,000 SF renovation)
This LEED Platinum, award-winning Squash Center at Middlebury College offers nine international-size squash courts and tiered seating for spectators and visiting teams, enabling the College to host major tournaments. Other features include a fitness center, coach’s office and lobby with seating and spectacular views to the Green Mountains.
Cost: $6.5 million
SqFt: 17,775 SF
This 101,000 SF facility includes a multi-purpose competition gymnasium, raised running track, practice gymnasium, fitness/weight room, training room with hydrotherapy pools, three aerobics/dance/spinning rooms, two team meeting rooms, function room, nutrition and wellness classrooms and a juice bar.
Cost: $42 million
SqFt: 101,000 SF