Sasaki Associates was the top pick in the Ferdinand building or rather, "Dudley Square Municipal Office Facility" charrette. As the architectural community has known since mid - June, Chan Krieger NBBJ Ltd.took spot number two and new Roxbury Neighborhood Police Station designers Leers Weinzapfel came in third. None of this is official, of course, until the fat lady s.., er, City makes an announcement. It has been conducting its due diligence since June 13 when "A Request for Qualifications for Owner's Project Manager Services (was) made available at the City of Boston Public Facilities Dept. Bid Counter, " according to the BRA's development website. This means the City and Sasaki are determining whether or not they really are able and want to work together on this project.
|Ferdinand's Building in August at the golden hour|