Boston, MA – Elise Woodward, AIA LEED AP, was honored at Build Boston today, where she received the Award of Excellence at the eighth annual Women in Design conference.
The second woman architect at Shepley Bulfinch when she joined in 1981 and the third to be named a principal, Elise is a designer, mentor, and convener. As a leader of the firm, she served for six years on its five-member board of directors, four as board chair. Her rich and varied experience directing and shaping science, education, and healthcare projects has included healthcare and academic science and research buildings from Maine to California. Elise is a member of the AIA and the BSA, and is a LEED accredited professional. She has published and presented widely. She lives in Concord, Massachusetts, in a home of her own design.
Also receiving the Award was Jill Medvedow, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.