Boston Children's Museum Expansion and Renovation (LEED Gold)
© Robert Benson
Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc. (C7A) is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with a staff that includes registered architects, planners, LEED Accredited Professionals, exhibit and graphic designers. Since 1962, we have provided our clients with provocative yet sensitive designs by recognizing and acting upon the unique opportunities inherent in every project. C7A has received over a hundred awards, including the prestigious National AIA Firm Award, and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative work in architecture, urban design, transportation, planning, graphic design, exhibitions, interiors, and industrial design.
We believe C7A has achieved its high level of excellence by employing an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to seek innovative, intelligent design solutions in all areas of our diverse practice. Our design process is open, inclusive, non-linear, and informed by a wealth of experience in architecture, master planning, urban design, construction, art, exhibit design, and graphic design. We bring our collaborative approach to a diverse range of project types from transportation centers and urban planning projects to designs for offices, restaurants, retail spaces, hotels, universities, aquariums and museums. Our work in these related public services has an enormous impact on our understanding of how the public moves, learns, and plays, how they can be engaged, and what it takes to create meaningful experiences.
C7A has practiced throughout North America and in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Clients have included federal, state, city and town governments, public agencies, private business, museums, schools, universities, investors and developers for both new construction and renovation. We understand and can share the experiences of a range of client types, and our design is informed by our exposure to the diverse set of cultures in which we've worked. At our core, C7A is committed to a continuing search for innovative and unique solutions to design problems based on a thorough analysis and understanding of each client's needs.