Supernormal project featured on NBC Boston

Supernormal's recently completed early learning center is captured by a news team for a piece discussing innovative educational environments.

See the segment on NBC10 here.

SolBe Learning Center hosts a soft opening as construction wraps on the early learning center

SolBe construction

SolBe Learning's first center opened briefly for a look at the nearly-complete project, which will open to families in early 2019.

Supernormal is selected for Beta Blocks team

Downtown Crossing

Supernormal, along with the Emerson Engagement Lab, is thrilled to be selected as a collaborator on the Beta Blocks project to explore a new framework for the smart city and its relationship to Boston's neighborhoods.

Supernormal contributes proposal for Dry Dock No. 4 to ArchitectureBoston

Dry Dock 4

Supernormal's proposal for Dry Dock No. 4, an invited contribution to the Boston Society of Architects' Spring 2018 issue of ArchitectureBoston, imagines a reuse of the pier that combines waterfront leisure with marine industrial uses in a future world with alternate manufacturing and labor conditions. See the full set of proposals here.

Next City Vanguard competition wins funding for community development in Montreal

Batiment 7 Axon

Supernormal's Elizabeth Christoforetti, selected as a 2017 Next City Vanguard, led design for the winning team at the day-long Next City Big Idea Challenge in Montreal. The Batiment 7 team, recipients of design and funding from the competition, will renovate a former railroad warehouse into a center for community healthcare, fresh food, and education. See press on the competition and winning proposal here from Next City.

Supernormal speaks at the 2017 Urbanism Summit

American City Walksheds

Supernormal spoke at the 2017 Urbanism Summit in Boston on "Systematizing the Small," methods for using data and automation to improve the relevance and viability of fine-grained development. Download a PDF of our presentation.

Collaboration with Now + There on impact of public art

Supernormal has been working with Now + There to look at the impact of their Public Trust art installation. Read the summary of their analysis here, and download a PDF of our final report here.

Supernormal speaks at the Yale School of Management

American City Walksheds

Download an abbreviated version of our talk on big data analysis and unconventional data in real estate development at the 2016 Yale Alumni Real Estate Association Conference.

Supernormal discusses pedestrian streetscapes on WBUR

Elizabeth Christoforetti talked with WBUR's Radio Boston last week, where she and the Project for Public Spaces discussed urban design and pedestrian priority streetscapes.

SolBe recognized with BSA Unbuilt Design Award

Dwelling Axon

Supernormal, in partnership with BOS|UA, is proud to announce that the SolBe Learning Center Prototype has been recognized with a 2016 Unbuilt Architecture and Design award by the Boston Society of Architects!

See the announcement from the BSA, and visit SolBe's website.

Introducing Supernormal

We are a design collaborative which wants to make the urban design, planning, and development of spaces more repeatable and rigorous.