The Greater Boston Food Bank

Project: Yawkey Distribution Center
Location: Boston, MA
Architect: Chan Krieger Sieniewicz

This new, sustainable headquarters in Boston’s South End more than doubled the size of the Food Bank’s former warehouse, able to accommodate over 50 million pounds of food while greatly increasing their overall efficiency.

  • Extremely complex site logistics, built adjacent to a major highway
  • LEED Certified building uses a solar wall, polycarbonate panels, and natural ventilation to maximize energy efficiency
  • Team utilized a zero-export plan to minimize waste, reusing existing pile caps and fill