Since 1971, the master planning, architecture and interior design firm, The Architectural Team, Inc. (TAT), has been recognized for its thought leadership and diverse portfolio of acclaimed design solutions. The 95+ person firm has earned more than 200 awards for design excellence across a broad range of building types and programs, including new construction of large-scale urban mixed-use developments, multifamily, commercial, waterfront and hospitality developments, assisted and senior living facilities, and community centers.

 

Driven by a commitment to exceptional design and an unyielding focus on achieving client objectives, our distinctive portfolio is a result of the firm’s ability to understand and draw inspiration from our client’s goals. Our insightful, pragmatic design solutions reflect our respect for site, context, and environmental sustainability. While our work has been honored with many awards, we are most proud of our lasting client relationships, and our part in their success.

Team

Ed

32 years

Mitchell

2 years

Jim

31 years

Kelsey

5 years

Craig

3 years

Michael

8 years

Alina

5 years

Calvin

1 year

Liz

11 years

Ryan

19 years

Pheakmary

17 years

Pourita

6 years

Judith

1 year

Michael

43 years

Danielle

9 years

Dave

11 years

Mengqiao

1 year

Gary

32 years

Brooke

8 years

Carlos

24 years

Nick

10 years

Kyle

8 years

Matt

7 years

Adam

5 years

Deirdre

11 years

Jay

31 years

Christopher

7 years

Glenn

7 years

Sam

13 years

Nate

9 years

Kelly

6 years

Marla

12 years

Connie

9 years

Paul

14 years

Rachel

1 year

Meghann

4 years

Cash

11 years

John

3 years

Derek

1 year

Shaun

19 years

Reed

13 years

Renata

5 years

Siera

12 years

Lamarr

13 years

Anthony

21 years

Emma

5 years

Dana

9 years

Candess

3 years

Mike

11 years

Lauren

7 years

Kathy

13 years

Julie

9 years

Brandon

4 years

Jincy

2 years

Marcio

18 years

Daniel

2 years

Ella

3 years

Brian

3 years

Andrea

1 year

Heather

7 years

Jonathan

6 years

Nina

3 years

Michael

17 years

Hasitha

3 years

Kristen

2 years

Mike

43 years

Matt

18 years

Tom

22 years

Niamh

2 years

Jason

12 years

David

2 years

Yip

22 years

Jiyoun

4 years

Jeff

4 years

Andrew

27 years

Steve

18 years

Winkie

13 years

Jeff

23 years

Phil

32 years

Brooke

1 year

Danelle

37 years

Helene

2 years

Venket

10 years

Briana

8 years

Kim

9 years

Mariana

2 years

Al

18 years

Kasumi

3 years

Bill

13 years

Scott

18 years

Kyle

4 years

Mitch

9 years

Inna

1 year

Jim

18 years

Mike

10 years

Meghan

9 years

Erin

4 years

Ed

32 years

Mitchell

2 years

Jim

31 years

Kelsey

5 years

Craig

3 years

Michael

8 years

Alina

5 years

Calvin

1 year

Liz

11 years

Ryan

19 years

Pheakmary

17 years

Pourita

6 years

Judith

1 year

Michael

43 years

Danielle

9 years

Dave

11 years

Mengqiao

1 year

Gary

32 years

Brooke

8 years

Carlos

24 years

Nick

10 years

Kyle

8 years

Matt

7 years

Adam

5 years

Deirdre

11 years

Jay

31 years

Christopher

7 years

Glenn

7 years

Sam

13 years

Nate

9 years

Kelly

6 years

Marla

12 years

Connie

9 years

Paul

14 years

Rachel

1 year

Meghann

4 years

Cash

11 years

John

3 years

Derek

1 year

Shaun

19 years

Reed

13 years

Renata

5 years

Siera

12 years

Lamarr

13 years

Anthony

21 years

Emma

5 years

Dana

9 years

Candess

3 years

Mike

11 years

Lauren

7 years

Kathy

13 years

Julie

9 years

Brandon

4 years

Jincy

2 years

Marcio

18 years

Daniel

2 years

Ella

3 years

Brian

3 years

Andrea

1 year

Heather

7 years

Jonathan

6 years

Nina

3 years

Michael

17 years

Hasitha

3 years

Kristen

2 years

Mike

43 years

Matt

18 years

Tom

22 years

Niamh

2 years

Jason

12 years

David

2 years

Yip

22 years

Jiyoun

4 years

Jeff

4 years

Andrew

27 years

Steve

18 years

Winkie

13 years

Jeff

23 years

Phil

32 years

Brooke

1 year

Danelle

37 years

Helene

2 years

Venket

10 years

Briana

8 years

Kim

9 years

Mariana

2 years

Al

18 years

Kasumi

3 years

Bill

13 years

Scott

18 years

Kyle

4 years

Mitch

9 years

Inna

1 year

Jim

18 years

Mike

10 years

Meghan

9 years

Erin

4 years

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Client List

  • A B C D E
    • Ajax Partners LLC, Lexington MA
    • AvalonBay Communities, Inc., Boston MA
    • AvalonBay Communities, Inc., Melville NY
    • AvalonBay Communities, Inc., West Orange NJ
    • Beacon Communities LLC, Boston MA
    • Bluestone Holdings, Needham MA
    • B’nai B’rith Housing New England, Brighton MA
    • Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, Boston MA
    • CA Ventures, Chicago IL
    • Conifer Realty LLC, Rochester NY
    • Continental Wingate Development Company, Needham MA
    • Cornish Associates, Providence RI
    • Cristo Rey Boston High School, Boston MA
    • Curry College, Milton MA
    • Development Management Corp., Boston MA
    • Diocesan Health Facilities, Fall River MA
    • Diversified Funding, Inc., Boston MA
    • EA Fish Development, Wellesley MA
    • EPOCH Senior Living, Waltham MA
    • Evergreen Partners, Fort Lauderdale FL
  • F G H I J
    • Federal Realty Investment Trust, Somerville MA
    • First Resource Companies, Norwell MA
    • Fox Development Corporation, Watertown MA
    • Gerard Doherty Esq., Boston MA
    • Gerding Edlen Development, Portland OR
    • Greater Haverhill Foundation, Haverhill MA
    • Greystar Real Estate Partners, Boston MA
    • Hart Development Associates, Boston MA
    • Hearth, Inc., Boston MA
    • Jefferson Apartment Group, McLean VA
    • JPI Development, Southborough MA
  • K L M N O
    • Kenney Development Company, Inc., Boston, MA
    • Kensington Investment Company, Boston, MA
    • Kimco Realty, New Hyde Park NY
    • Kushner, New York NY
    • LCB Senior Living, LLC, Norwood, MA
    • Leggat McCall Properties, Inc., Boston, MA
    • Lincoln Property Company, Boston, MA
    • MassHousing, Boston MA
    • Meredith Management Corporation, Newton, MA
    • Mill Creek Residential Trust, Burlington, MA
    • MP Development, Foxborough, MA
    • NAI Hunneman, Boston, MA
    • National Development, Newton Lower Falls, MA
    • New England Development, Boston MA
    • Nordblom, Burlington MA
    • Northbridge Companies, LLC, Burlington, MA
    • Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation, Roxbury, MA
  • P Q R S T
    • Partners HealthCare, Boston MA
    • Peabody Properties, Charlestown MA
    • Pennrose Properties, LLC, Boston MA
    • Pennrose Properties, LLC, Philadelphia PA
    • Planning Office for Urban Affairs, Boston MA
    • Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc., Boston MA
    • Priderock Capital Partners, Fairfax VA
    • Raymond Cattle Company, Boston MA
    • Rees-Larkin Development, Roslindale MA
    • Related Beal, Boston MA/New York NY
    • Robert Mirak, Arlington MA
    • Rouse Properties, New York NY
    • Sagebrook Development LLC, Wayland MA
    • Salmon Group, Westborough MA
    • Saunders Hotel Group, Boston MA
    • Silver Street Development Corporation, Portland ME
    • Talanian Realty Company, Boston MA
    • The Beal Companies, LLP, Boston MA
    • The Caleb Group, Swampscott MA
    • The Community Builders, Inc., Boston MA
    • The Congress Companies, Peabody MA
    • The Davis Companies, Boston MA
    • The HYM Investment Group, LLC, Boston MA
    • The Keith Corporation, Stoughton MA
    • The Kraft Group, Foxborough MA
    • The Mount Vernon Company, Boston MA
    • The Northbridge Companies, LLC, Burlington MA
    • The Procaccianti Group, Cranston RI
    • The Rise Group, Boston MA
    • The Wishcamper Companies, Inc., Portland ME
    • Trammel Crow Residential, Boston MA
    • Trinity Financial, Boston MA
  • U V W X Y Z
    • V10 Development
    • VINFEN, Cambridge MA
    • Wingate Companies, Newton MA
    • Wingate Healthcare, Needham MA
    • WinnDevelopment Company, Boston MA
    • Wood Partners, Lexington MA
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The Architectural Team creates novel design solutions with respect and consideration for everyone involved, including the client, community, environment, and occupants. They consistently demonstrate their extensive industry knowledge and exceptional design acumen with both enthusiasm and responsiveness – all factors of our long-standing relationship, and our collaborative award-winning work.

Larry Curtis, Managing Partner, WinnDevelopment

We’re very pleased with the successful debut of a Jury’s Doyle Hotel in Boston. The building is architecturally magnificent; the team was able to expertly preserve the integrity of the historic building’s exterior while accommodating a contemporary four-star hotel. The design captured the perfect balance between historic elegance and stylish present-day appeal.

Peter Hilary, Regional Vice President, Jury's Doyle Hotel Group

Trust. The single word that best describes our relationship with The Architectural Team. We rely on them to advise us, problem-solve, innovate and project manage. Their design expertise and dedication to the client and community are outstanding. We value our partnership with them.

James G. Keefe, Principal, President, Trinity Financial

Timeline

1971
The Beginning
The Beginning

Four architects, including Bob Verrier and Joe Kelly, launch the newly formed design firm, Boston Architectural Team, Inc.

1972
First Turn-key Rehabilitation Project Undertaken by the Boston Housing Authority
First Turn-key Rehabilitation Project Undertaken by the Boston Housing Authority

Boston Architectural Team designs the rehabilitation of 25 nineteenth-century contiguous bow-front buildings on West Newton Street in Boston’s South End, representing the first turn-key rehabilitation project undertaken by the Boston Housing Authority.

1974
Innovative Design
Innovative Design

The firm completes one of the first high-rise adaptive reuse designs in downtown Boston, the Chauncy House.

1980
Early Mixed-use Development
Early Mixed-use Development

The conversion of RH Stearns, an 11-story department store, located in Boston’s Ladder District, into 140 units of housing and commercial space. The property was rehabilitated for a second time by The Architectural Team nearly 35 years later.

1982
A Napkin Drawing Comes to Life as The Car Barn
A Napkin Drawing Comes to Life as The Car Barn

The firm completes the conversion of a former trolley car garage into The Car Barn – a senior residential community. The design earns three design awards including Apartment of the Year from Architectural Record.

1983
Grand Restoration
Grand Restoration

The restoration and renovation of the Riggs-Thompson Building, a former department store in Washington, D.C., into the Samuel Kelsey Apartments. The program includes 150 units of housing and 30,000 square feet of commercial space.

1984
Creative Vision
Creative Vision

Architectural Record recognizes Lafayette Place in Fall River, MA with A Neighborhood Restored award.

1985
From BAT to TAT
From BAT to TAT

After rehabilitating and adapting historic buildings and master planning new housing on Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea, MA, the Boston Architectural Team moves its office to the historic Naval Commandant’s quarters on the waterfront campus changing the firm’s name to The Architectural Team (TAT) to reflect expanded work throughout the US.

1986
Restoring a Sense of Community to a Once Under-utilized Site
Restoring a Sense of Community to a Once Under-utilized Site

The firm completes the master planning, restoration, and conversion of Commercial Wharf – a series of historic mercantile buildings along Boston’s waterfront, into a mixed-use residential and commercial development.

1987
The Nation’s First Conversion of an Electrical Power Plant into Residential Use
The Nation’s First Conversion of an Electrical Power Plant into Residential Use

The Architectural Team restores and converts the former Lincoln Wharf Power Plant on Boston Harbor into the San Marco Condominiums, representing the nation’s first conversion of an electrical power plant into residential use.

1988
Bob Verrier Receives the Prestigious National Historic Preservation Award

President Ronald Reagan presents Bob Verrier with the prestigious National Historic Preservation Award for the firm’s historic conversion of the former Walter Baker Chocolate Factory, which took 25 years to complete.

1991
TAT’s First Historic Conversion in the Charlestown Navy Yard
TAT’s First Historic Conversion in the Charlestown Navy Yard

Located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 34 is one of six historic buildings in this neighborhood transformed by TAT.

1996
Senior Living Community, Laurelmead, Receives Multiple Awards
Senior Living Community, Laurelmead, Receives Multiple Awards

Laurelmead, an award-winning senior residential community, features design elements echoing the architectural vocabulary of neighboring historic buildings.

1999
AIA Award-winning, West End Place

West End Place provides a gateway connecting a busy downtown Boston commercial intersection with a resurgent residential district. The development earns the New England Regional Design Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects.

2001
Historic Conversion Becomes State-of-the-art Biomedical Research Laboratory for Partners Healthcare

The Charlestown Navy Yard Building 114 is converted into a state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratory for Partners Healthcare and receives preservation awards from both the Massachusetts Historical Commission and the Boston Preservation Alliance.

2003
The Gerald and Darlene Jordan Boys & Girls Club Recognized as Design Prototype
The Gerald and Darlene Jordan Boys & Girls Club Recognized as Design Prototype

The Gerald and Darlene Jordan Boys & Girls Club is honored with three design awards and is featured on the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s “Building Services” website as a design prototype.

2004
23-story Mixed-use Development in the Heart of Chinatown
23-story Mixed-use Development in the Heart of Chinatown

The Metropolitan, a new 23-story mixed-use development located in the heart of Chinatown, is praised by the City of Boston as a successful model of mixed-use, mixed-income housing.

Boston’s Back Bay Hotel: A Case Study in the Value of Adaptive Reuse
Boston’s Back Bay Hotel: A Case Study in the Value of Adaptive Reuse

The former Boston Police Station Headquarters is converted into the Back Bay Hotel and receives a Preservation Achievement Award from the Boston Preservation Alliance.

2006
Curry College’s First Dedicated Performance Space
Curry College’s First Dedicated Performance Space

The Architectural Team completes the design of the new Academic and Performance Center at Curry College.

J. Timothy Anderson Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

The firm earns a J. Timothy Anderson Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation from the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association for The Apartments at Boott Mills.

2007
A First of its Kind

The firm’s master plan and design of The Carruth was the first state-funded transit-oriented development completed in Massachusetts.

2008
Building Battery Wharf

The firm’s largest waterfront development to date, Battery Wharf, opens its doors.

2010
Bob Verrier Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award
Bob Verrier Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award

Bob Verrier, co-founding partner and managing principal, is honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Affordable Housing Design by Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston.

The Historic Adaptive Reuse of Eight Former Mill Buildings
The Historic Adaptive Reuse of Eight Former Mill Buildings

LEED Silver Certified, Bourne Mill Apartments in W. Tiverton, RI, receives the J. Timothy Anderson Award for Best Historic Rehabilitation.

The Masterplan of Mass Mental Health Center
The Masterplan of Mass Mental Health Center

TAT, in collaboration with Linea 5, completes the master plan for Mass Mental Health Center, a new 650,000 sf mixed-use clinical, research, and residential development located in Boston’s Longwood Medical area.

2011
25 Years Later
25 Years Later

TAT completes the final chapter of the Baker Chocolate Factory redevelopment.

One of the Oldest Federal Public Housing Developments in the Country

The firm completes Phase I of the LEED Platinum Certified, award-winning The Anne M. Lynch Homes at Old Colony in South Boston.

New England’s Largest Social Service Center
New England’s Largest Social Service Center

A catalyst for reinvestment in Dorchester, The Salvation Army’s Ray + Joan Kroc Community Center is New England’s largest social service center.

2012
The Launch of TAT Interiors

Founded on the principles that guide TAT's accessible approach to design, the firm’s interior design services offer inspired, pragmatic, and thoughtful brand-sensitive solutions.

Bob Verrier Elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows
Bob Verrier Elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows

AIA Fellows are recognized with the AIA’s highest membership honor for advancing the living standards of people through improved environment and making the profession of ever-increasing service to society.

2013
A Sculpted Modern Addition to the Boston Skyline
A Sculpted Modern Addition to the Boston Skyline

TAT completes The Kensington, a luxury LEED Gold Certified 27-story mixed-use tower.

2014
Transformation of the former Symmes Hospital Campus

Redevelopment and master planning of the former 18-acre Symmes Hospital Campus is transformed into Arlington 360 – a new award-winning market rate multifamily community.

2015
New York’s Livingston School Apartments
New York’s Livingston School Apartments

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Livingston School is thoughtfully restored and converted into a mixed-income senior living community.

Transforming Harbor Place in Haverhill, MA

Harbor Place breaks ground to begin the transformation of this former underutilized site into a new mixed-use waterfront development. The design reinvigorates the streetscape, creates active pedestrian corridors to the river from Merrimack Street, and offers a variety of uses that significantly enhance the local business district.

Lovejoy Wharf Reimagined into Converse Headquarters

A new 15-story tower and the renovation and adaptive reuse of a remaining building. The certified LEED Gold design also includes the reconstruction of a 30,000 square foot wharf structure into a new waterfront plaza and the construction of a 7,000 square foot wharf pavilion.

2016
A Former Church Campus Transformed into Supportive and Workforce Housing

TAT’s redevelopment of Uphams Crossing provides workforce housing and permanent affordable housing for formerly homeless families

Loft Five50
Loft Five50

Loft Five50 receives the Grand Winner Project of the Year Award for Adaptive Reuse, the J. Timothy Anderson Award, and is a Readers’ Choice Awards Finalist.

2017
Breathing New Life into Old Bones

TAT artfully restores the LEED Certifiable Residences at Mill 10 into modern apartments for seniors with amenities.

2018
A Community Focused on Innovation, Incubation, and Education
A Community Focused on Innovation, Incubation, and Education

Located in the 1M square foot Sibley Square in downtown Rochester, N.Y., NextCorps provides co-working areas, private zones and office suites, conference rooms, biotech labs, and maker spaces.

Adaptive Reuse Reknits Community

Yarn Works receives the Preservation Award from Massachusetts Historical Commission.

2019
Preservation and Adaptive Reuse Create a Lasting Impact

TAT’s historic conversion of a jewelry factory into Sterling Lofts, a mixed-income community for active adults age 55+.

Framingham’s First Downtown Multifamily Project in 50 Years
Framingham’s First Downtown Multifamily Project in 50 Years

Hailed as a model for smart growth and mixed-use development in dense urban centers, Alta Union House transforms a long-underutilized site.

Drawing on the Dorchester’s Industrial Past While Charting a New Path for Smart Growth

The award-winning Treadmark is a sustainable mixed-use building that maintains a strong visual connection to the former Ashmont Tire auto shop it replaced.

2020
A Project for the Next 100 Years: Clippership Wharf

Environmental Business Council of New England grants Clippership Wharf with the EBEE Award, recognizing it as the Climate Change Project of the Year.

Thoughtful Urban Placemaking

Bower, the initial phase of the Fenway Center development, is Boston’s first residential complex to utilize View dynamic glazing.

Setting National Model, Veterans’ Supportive Housing Campus Opens in Boston

Residences at Brighton Marine is one of the largest veterans’ developments nationwide, and the first complex of its scale to open in Boston since World War II.

Four New Principals Named as Part of TAT’s Leadership Team

“There is an energy and added sense of purpose that comes from empowering new leaders, nurturing a firm-wide sense of ownership, and encouraging fresh perspectives. The integrity of these valued team members will continue to foster the relationships that are so important to the firm.” –Bob Verrier, Founder

2021
TAT’s 50th Anniversary
TAT’s 50th Anniversary

The Architectural Team celebrates its 50th anniversary, completing 155,000+ units, adapting 300 historic developments, and receiving 200+ design excellence awards.

Former Suffolk University Law Buildings Become The Archer Residences
Former Suffolk University Law Buildings Become The Archer Residences

The Archer Residences combines two existing buildings in Boston’s historic Beacon Hill neighborhood and showcases the minimal nature of Mid-century Modern design.

A Clever Integration of Adaptive Reuse and New Construction
100 Shawmut

100 Shawmut integrates an existing six-story brick warehouse structure with a contemporary addition to create a 138 unit luxury condominium.

The Conversion of the Landmark Worcester County Courthouse into Multifamily Housing

The courthouse building, which was built in 1845 and vacant since 2007, is a major component of the larger revitalization of Worcester’s historic Lincoln Square district.

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