Designing outside the box for new Seaport tower

A new age for an old town

Boston is in the midst of a building boom never seen in its history, with an influx of new residents and companies giving rise to skyscraping towers, thousands of homes, and retail businesses that are redefining commercial districts citywide. Below, a list of construction projects sorted by planned square feet.Updated Aug. 27, 2015

DATA: Boston Redevelopment Authority

Gabriel Florit, Bennie DiNardo / Globe Staff