Broad Institute

  • Owner:
    Broad Institute
  • Architect:
    Black Cow Architects/NELSON
  • Scope:
    Fast-track Office Renovation
  • Location:
    Cambridge, MA

Columbia Construction performed a fast-track renovation for Broad Institute, fitting-out 17,000 sf of space in their Kendall Square facility. This Class A office building, located at Five Cambridge Center, is owned and managed by Boston Properties.  

Construction included the upgrade of the entire 13th floor, which features Teknion’s Altos® architectural wall systems. The project’s scope included new power for Broad’s five rack servers, installation of new tel/data, the re-commissioning of five existing Liebert units, upgrades to existing restrooms, modernization of conference rooms including the installation of A/V systems, and the build-out of a new kitchen/café. A focal point of the open lounge area is a serpentine table with specialty canopy lighting directly above.

In line with Broad Institute’s interactive and highly collaborative work culture, all perimeter office walls were covered with Idea Paint, a dry-erase surface product.