INTERLOCK House|Community

INTERLOCK House|Community

INTERLOCK, a multi-family community of tiny houses, receives a Honorable Mention in Volume Zero’s international “Tiny House” design competition.

Small Projects | Big Transformations

Small Projects | Big Transformations

When it comes to a renovation with an especially tight budget, strategically incorporating existing elements allows for a more efficient and feasible approach, and the right small changes can be remarkably transformative.

Architecture Matters

Architecture Matters

We are honored to be part of ArchitectureBoston’s 20th Anniversary issue with Christina Marsh’s review of Aaron Betsky’s new book, “Architecture Matters”.

Under Construction

Under Construction

As Atelier et Alia nears the first anniversary of its founding, it has been great summer of having several projects under construction.

Public|Work space

Public|Work space

New trends in working, with increased mobility and a greater emphasis on collaboration, hold an exciting potential to create a new ecology of public spaces within our city.

Boston BRT Competition Entry: Urban Lens

Boston BRT Competition Entry: Urban Lens

This proposal for the BostonBRT station is a direct response to the urban experience, a framework through which to perceive our city and our neighborhoods, and a blank canvas that relies on the community to provide its content.

Zoning + Small Units

Zoning + Small Units

Posted by Et Alia on February 8, 2017 in et ALIA

As the nature of housing solutions evolve to meet Boston’s need for more compact affordable units in low to mid-density neighborhoods, the zoning code will need to become more nuanced.

Possibilities of the In-Between

Possibilities of the In-Between

The mix of scales of the project tapped into the dynamic potential of the East Cambridge neighborhood and its different architectures, without defining it too tightly.

City-House

City-House

City-House, our entry for the Housing Innovation Competition: Garrison Trotter, re-envisions the townhouse typology to create a prototype for small household living in low- to medium-density neighborhoods.

Atelier Day

Atelier Day

On the first Friday of each month we put away the mouse and keyboard, step away from our desks, and turn the office into a true workshop. It is a day of exploration and testing of ideas in a real and tangible way.