Hayden Building Reborn: Boston Biz Journal: http:/…

Hayden Building Reborn: Boston Biz Journal:…

Hart added to TMH modernist archive

Partner Jason Hart has been added to the Triangle Modernist Houses archive of North Carolina modernist architects. View his profile here.


CUBE will host 10 Min. Architect – a free design c…

CUBE will host 10 Min. Architect – a free design clinic, Sat. Feb. 2nd, 9-11:30 at 3CUPS in Chapel Hill, NC

Partner Jason Hart has been appointed to the Commu…

Partner Jason Hart has been appointed to the Community Design Commission for Chapel Hill, NC.

Our efforts helped stall the demolition process fo…

Our efforts helped stall the demolition process for Neutra’s Cyclorama in Gettysburg, but it seems that the battle…


One of the concepts that we are pushing in our design for the Hayden Building is the activation of the building’s edge: the line between the building’s interior and the urban exterior. The facade is perhaps the most unique quality of the building, and with its striking masonry walls and deep windows, we are installing program to allow people, both internally and externally, to engage with the building’s facade.  We are actively experimenting with the exterior lighting to reinforce the building’s edge and to cast emphasis on what was once a forgotten facade.


A few images of our submission to Dwell’s ‘playhaus’ competition.  Thanks to Eric Yang for his help with the development of our newest play structure design.


We love working with clients who are as inquisitive as we are. Rather than relying on what has been done over and over, Historic Boston and CUBE put together a market survey and design exhibition to gather data. Over 100 people came out for the event. Check out the results!


Stuff-We-Find-in-Historic-Buildings #2: On Preservation and Pornography at the Hayden Building

This is the second in an occasional series that chronicles HBI’s growing collection of found items in the historic buildings where we work. We launched this series in February with a focus on the Roxbury Action Program’s years at the historic Alvah Kittredge House. This post looks at Chinatown’s Hayden Building.


HBI is pleased to announce the selection of CUBE Design + Research as the architectural team that will be responsible for designing the upper story residential units at the 1875 Hayden Building. Last week CUBE’s principals Jason Hart, Chris Johns and Aaron Malnarick presented a compelling proposal to HBI staff and board members on how they would handle the design of the units while dealing with challenging structural bracing and circulation patterns unique to the long and narrow building footprint…. more