Sasaki's Fabrication Studio manager Jay Nothoff and Co-chairs of Boston Society of Architects MakeTank, Felipe Francisco and Brad Prestbo, discuss their CityPrint project
Making is an essential part of the design process. The Fabrication Studio creates a collaborative environment for technologists and makers to research, experiment, and test solutions in physical form, improving design quality, delivery, and material understanding. Our mantra is Think. Make. Iterate. to get to the most efficient, elegant, and innovative design solutions for our clients.
Beyond structural integrity, terra cotta offers several unique benefits for use: it is more environmentally friendly than concrete, can be set in many forms, and can be glazed to take on any appearance. A team embarks on material exploration
Sasakians share their work at ArchitectureBoston Expo
Researching, designing, and fabricating a permeable paver prototype to help with urban flooding
As chair of Sasaki’s Technical Resource Group, Bradford Prestbo, shares his knowledge of design and detailing with the rest of firm to promote better practices in architecture. Architecture site, Modelo, spent some time learning about Prestbo’s journey through the profession and his aspirations for fabrication-led design.
A Sasaki-led design for a pavilion installation on Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway
Founder of the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) MakeTank and appointed to the leadership group of the AIA’s Technology and Architectural Practice (TAP) committee, Sasaki's Bradford Prestbo was named an American Institute of Architecture (AIA) fellow, one of the industry's highest honors
Exploring an installation, demonstrations, and presentations at ArchitectureBoston Expo