334 Harvard Street Condo Renovation Cambridge, Mass. Architect: Akelius Residential Properties Contractor: Bay Contracting
A grand old residential complex renovated to better accommodate more of the finest things found in the high-end condo genre. Now with artfully designed, custom GFRC privacy dividers complete with ample flower planters that allow owners to economically move the beauty of the burbs into their urban spaces.
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Bar Rustic Restaurant, Kingston, MAConcept: Jim CafarelliDesign: Whitlock Design Group
Bar Rustic is an upscale, urban-retro restaurant complete with the multi Emmy Award winning The Studio Kitchen. The restaurant uses FORMA Beyond composites throughout replicating some of America’s most famous iron bridge work. Not the least, Manhattan’s High Line, replicated high above the bar from FORMA Beyond Class A foam and GFRC adding kinetic energy to the conversations and dining below.
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Tiffany Pavilion at the Four Seasons Sheraton, Norwood, MassArchitect/Developer: Hobbs Brook
Hidden just off the busy byways of upscale Norwood, this unique art space was completely designed, manufactured and installed by FORMA Beyond using GFRC and local stones. The pavilion is super friendly and inviting for large groups, offers numerous smaller settings for more intimate get-togethers and built to last for generations.
Backyard Brewery & Kitchen, Manchester, NHDesigner: McHenryContractor: DeStefano & Associates
Nestled behind the airport in Manchester and housed within The Yard restaurant is The Backyard Brewery, a combination new age eatery and classic brew pub offering innovative beers and food all carefully crafted to be comfortably consumed in a backyard, picnic atmosphere complete with FORMA Beyond composite picket fences, gently aged paneling, lighted beams and barn doors.
First Choice Loan Service Berkshire Bank Company Middleton, MA Designer: Amanda Greaves & Company, Beverly, MA
Transforming the traditionally stiff and chilly bank lobby into a destination worth your wait…in gold. Simple, yet effective custom wall panels, replications of rough sawn wood with heavy flaked steel angle brackets, surround visitors with a touch of glowing nature and old world, industrial charm beyond imagination. Wood replications are made from light weight, fire retardant Class A high-density foam. Steel angle bracket replications, complete with bolts and washers, are made from Epoxy Cold Cast™.
5 Avery Ridge Lane Home Renovation Hampton Falls, New HampshireDesigner: Lisa Teague Contractor: Star Island Builders
Nestled in the gently rolling hills of Hampton Falls is a traditional home going through a complete rebirth in scope and style including carefully curated details from the Industrial and Jazz Ages
The Row Hotel at Assembly Row, Somerville, MassDesigner: XSS HotelsArchitect/Contractor: Procon
Marriott's latest flagship AC branded hotel, creates the cool of hip-living away from home with a crisp, electric decor and touch of jazz-infused industrial-ness. The Row incorporates some of the newest surfaces to hit the hotel space that will be mimicked for years to come. (Photos Courtesy The Row at Assembly Row and JS Photography.)
Aldi Grocery Store, 289 Loudon Road, Concord, NH
One of the most unique grocery store concepts to hit the States, Aldi also incorporates some our custom made wet cast watertables.
Norton Point Bridge, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass Contractor: SPS New England
Built in 1912, the Norton Point bridge spans 376 feet linking the world to the charmed village of Manchester-by-the-Sea. In its day, the structure was the "largest concrete highway bridge in Massachusetts" (Ref: Better Roads and Streets, Feb 1914: ed. Frank Perkins). When rebuilt, SPS New England came to FORMA Beyond to supply all of the precast balusters and caps.
Top Golf, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT
Architect: ZDS Contractor: Seaman DiCarlo
Top Golf is the place to be when you want to do a bit of golfing, eating and drinking. Located at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT this Top Golf also allows you to include a bit gambling as well.
FORMA Beyond custom made the serpentine countertop from GFRC bringing a bit of stability to what could be described as extreme golf.
The Fenway Towers, Boston, MADesign: Planeta Design Group, Architect: TAT Contractor: JMA
At the direction of Planeta Design Group, FORMA Beyond hand sculpted a GFRG "Egg" desk that will serve as the reception desk for the Fenway Tower 2 lobby. Helping greet visitors with a resounding wave of future modernity.
FORMA Beyond SURF™Concept: Planeta Design Group, Artist: Justin Blanchard
A study for the Planeta Design Group in replicating the feel and appearance of ocean waves in the strong and durable GFRG medium. The hand-sculpted installation authentically produced the ultra-realistic dynamics of real waves along with their unique refractive coloration properties.
Office Renovation, Hartford, CT Architect/Design: Infinity Group
Curved steel ceiling panels and trim, in Heavy Flake with Bronze, replicated in feather light Epoxy Cold Cast™ bring an authentic old-world industrial might to this modern office space.
Cape Cod Mall Renovation, Hiannis, MAContractor: APCON
The simple art of GFRC displayed in the custom-made and installed rakes, lintels, pilasters, cornices and capitals at the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis, MA.
Bixby International, Newburyport, MA Designer: Amanda Greaves & Company
FORMA Beyond created this custom lobby sign for Bixby International, a custom thermoplastic sheet extruder and laminator. We combined wood beams, replicated in Class A fire retardant, high-impact urethane foam with their vibrant logo, machined from real wood, and coarse wound aluminum screening to immediately set the company's strong brand image as soon as visitors enter their corporate world headquarters.
One Dalton Street, Boston, MA Architect: Cambridge Seven Contractor: Shawmut Subcontractor: Component Assembly Systems
FORMA Beyond manufactured custom GFRG ceiling cornices, light coves and columns for this project in the heart of Boston. The new-age material brings added strength, durability and design flexibility to the classic look and feel.
Caffé Nero, 205-207 Newbury Street, Boston, MAArchitect: Silverman TrykowskiContractor: JL Dunn & Company
A fiercely popular culinary destination raising the style bar below the heart of the forever trend-setting section of downtown Boston. For starters, bluestone pavers and benches with precast brownstone caps, stringers and watertables; Followed by the main course of a two-story cathedral with precast brownstone pillars and lintels garnished with leaf-and-dart molding: Finishing with a refreshing full façade of brick repair and repointing.
Margaritas, Northboro, MA Design: Whitlock Design Group
A dazzlingly authentic Mexican restaurant with artistically intertwined, and equally authentic, handmade FORMA Beyond composite ceiling tins and rough sawn wood walls and trim. A festive culinary environment with long term durability and low maintenance.
Bridgewater Academy, Bridgewater, MassContractor: M. O'Connor Architect: Tappé Architects Preservation Consultant: JMBA Architects
The Italianate- and Georgian-Revival-styled Academy was built in 1868 after the original structure, built in 1800, burned down in 1822. The Academy closed in 1875 and the building was taken over by the town for use as their high school and junior high school. The building was completely restored in 2016 and now serves as their town hall.
Alloy Condominium Assembly Square, Sommerville, MA Kintsugi Reception Desk, Sommerville, MA Kintsugi Reception Desk Designer: Planeta Design Group Millwork: Wright Architectural Millwork
We worked closely with the Planeta designers to create this custom Kintsugi inspired reception desk. Closely following the Japanese Kintsugi "golden joinery" art form, we molded, textured and colored a special blend of GFRC to closely replicate dark granite with a continuous labyrinth of bronze-filled cracks that are beyond imagination.
40 Bridge Street Condo Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Designer: Lisa Teague Contractor: Witcher Builders
Premier condo living in the heart of Portsmouth, with a grand view of the Piscataqua River Bridge, warmed and surrounded by the simple elegance of concrete, crafted to replicate the foundation of the bridge itself.
Fuel America, 100 Front Street, Worcester, MAArchitect: Prellwitz ChilinskiContractor: GVW, Inc.
A new coffee shop is in the neighborhood. Certain to inspire those who appreciate the finest to work more creatively and tastefully. Fuel America is the new place to be. Where you can sip their fuel surrounded by striking industrially-cool art while watching them roast the beans.
Hyatt Centric Faneuil Hall Boston, Congress Square, Boston, Mass Design: ABI Interior DesignContractor: ConsigliArchitect: Arrowstreet
At the very juncture of the renovated historic office building and newly-built, high-tech structure that combine to create the latest Hyatt Centric hotel lies the FORMA Beyond wall. Accurately replicated Brushed Oak panels created by highly skilled artists using light weight (0.94 PPSF), high-tech, high-impact resistant Class A foam. The foam panels are easier to install and maintain than real wood and looks, feels and performs better than the original. And never will produce any splinters.
FM Global, Norwood, Mass Developer: Hobbs Brook
As simple as stairs get, almost an art form, with FORMA Beyond wet cast treads magically helping you rise to the occasion, whatever floor it may be on. With ground-in safety strips so you don't slip on your way to the top.
C-Port Credit Union. Portland, Maine Architect: Gawron Turgeon, Contractor: Landry French
Choosing FORMA Beyond Class A foam Vintage Pavers in Whitewash for their latest location, C-Port Credit Union made a wise investment. The bricks were installed by Landry French in a day, will be virtually maintenance-free through their life...high-impact resistance, absorb no moisture and produce no dust when abraded...and will never need to be repointed They're also a near perfect replication of a 200+ year old brick having been molded from bricks recycled from a 1700s New Hampshire church.
The Street, Chestnut Hill, MassArchitect: BKA ArchitectsDeveloper/Contractor: WS Development
Three new storefronts incorporating FORMA Beyond GFRC C-channels. The canopy is constructed from 18" channels (12 pdf) and the horizontal headers are 15" channels (7 ppf). 3.5 times lighter than real steel, 14% lighter than aluminum and installed with adhesive and bolts (or rivets) to look like the real guys.
The Rival House Grand Casino, Hinckley, MN Architect: Cuningham GroupContractor: PCL Construction
FORMA Beyond designed and replicated authentic cold rolled and welded steel truss sections, in Class A fire retardant, high-impact urethane foam for the Rival House bowling alley in the Grand Casino, Hinckley MN. The 30', 105 pound trusses include a lite flake texture, gussets and rivets and, adding further realism to the installation, the 3-monitor media center is mounted directly to the trusses.
Jenkinson's Aquarium, Point Pleasant, NJ Architect: LDL Architects Contractor: James Elliott
Announcing the divide between land and ocean on one of the most popular New Jersey beaches, sits Jenkinson's Aquarium. An intimate aquarium that combines an old fashioned board walk look and feel with state-of-the-art exhibits of fish, coral reefs, penguins, sharks and more.
Adorning the exterior of the aquarium are FORMA Beyond custom-designed, wood replications that capture the movements of the waves. Photos: Osprey Perspectives.
The Andi, South Bay Boston, MA Concept: Planeta Design GroupArchitect: Stantec Contractor: Lee KennedyArtist: Justin BlanchardPhotographer: Cory Gans
At the direction of the Planeta Design Group, FORMA Beyond hand sculpted GFRG disks that serve as energizing portals into another world in the community room of this up scale apartment complex.
Celtics and Bruins ProShop, Boston, MA
Architect: Bergmeyer Associates Contractor: Shawmut Design and Construction
FORMA Beyond GFRC C-Channels grace the new Celtics and Bruins ProShop in the historic TD Gardens, Boston, MA. Authentically replicated with Cold Cast™ nuts and washers, the C-channels have the surface texture of real steel, are 4-times lighter - allowing for simple installation - and provide long term, rust-free maintenance.
Marriott San Antonio, TX Designer: Parker Torres Contractor: PWI Construction
FORMA Beyond manufactured several large diameter GFRG columns for the Marriott San Antonio lobby. The material provides the elegant classic look and feel of plaster, but with significantly higher strength and durability along with increased flexibility in design possibilities.