LEED Platinum Urban Community Development

Event Date: 

Friday, December 7, 2018


East Boston, MA
East Boston, MA

CEU Information: 

CEUs: GBCI 3.5 hours for LEED AP BD+C; AIA 3.0 LU/HSW; certificates of attendance provided to all attendees

$25 NESEA Members/$35 non-members


The final Pro Tour of 2018 featured the first stage of a planned 331-unit project in East Boston, designed for LEED Platinum certification.

The event was hosted by ICON Architecture and showcased a large-scale new construction project: a mix of residential and community buildings ranging in height from two-to-five stories in a combination of townhouses and midrises.  In addition to learning about the design and construction strategies, attendees of this tour learned about the history of the site and the creation of new open spaces to improve pedestrian and bicycle connections across the site.

This new, LEED Platinum-certified project in Orient Heights will eventually include 331 units of affordable housing, a new community center and management office, a new public park, and significant connectivity improvements and enhancements that will improve circulation, safety, and access for vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists.

Site Details

  • Units: Phase 1 includes 120 units of a planned 331 unit project
  • Square Footage: 105,000
  • Type of construction: New - still under construction
  • Mix of townhouse-style units and mid-rise style units
  • Project includes community center, management office, & public park
  • Units are being built with a tight thermal envelope, triple glazed windows, heat recovery systems, & VRF systems




12:30 PM

Doors open, registration, networking and coffee

1:00 PM

Welcome by NESEA

1:10 PM

Overview of the project by the host

2:00 PM

Tour of project begins; attendees rotate through content-specific stations

3:45 PM

Group Reconvenes back at initial meeting point

4:00 PM

Reception with light refreshments

4:15 PM

Q&A Panel with members of project team

5:00 PM

Event Concludes


If you have questions about this event, you can contact Florence at fmacgregor@nesea.org or 413-774-6051 x10.

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