Podcast Topic: Placemaking

SZN2 EP9: Elizabeth Lowrey

This week we are joined by Elizabeth Lowrey, principal, director of interior architecture at Elkus Manfredi Architects. Together, we discussed the growing demand for downtown office space, how coronavirus has impacted workplace design, and the relationship between a building’s interior and the surrounding community.

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SZN2 EP8: Janelle Nanos

In our conversation with Boston Globe reporter, Janelle Nanos, we talked about a local company using a restaurant for office space, why people are rethinking their careers post-pandemic, a new adult playground in Natick called Level99, and the recent consumption boom.

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SZN2 EP7: C.A. Webb

C.A. Webb, President of the Kendall Square Association, joins Drew and Jesse to discuss topics like Cambridge’s reduced permitting and licensing fees, the Life Sciences real estate boom in Boston and beyond, and what makes Kendall Square so unique.

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SZN2 EP6: Michelle Wu

Michelle Wu, City Council Member and Candidate for Mayor of Boston, interrupted her busy schedule to join Drew and Jesse to discuss what she’s learning while on the campaign trail, why she has a special connection to the restaurant industry, and how she hopes to transform the Boston Planning and Development Agency.

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