Shepley Bulfinch announced that Luke Voiland AIA and Andre Kamili AIA, LEED AP have been named the firm’s newest principals, and that Matt Gifford AIA, LEED AP has been promoted to director.
“As a culture we’re ambitious about design innovation and our role in shaping the buildings of the future,” said President Carole Wedge, FAIA. “Luke, Andre, and Matt have risen to this challenge, repeatedly demonstrating that they have the drive and vision to lead the firm in this pursuit. We honor them as they assume their roles in the firm’s leadership.”
Luke Voiland is a design leader with an inclusive approach and clear, thoughtful insights that engage his clients and elevate the design process. He conceived and led “2% for Innovation,” which supports staff initiatives to elevate our work, and was named one of the Design Futures Council’s Emerging Leaders at the 2013 Sustainability Summit. He joined the firm in 2008 and, in 2012, became the youngest member ever elected to Shepley Bulfinch’s board of directors.
The inspired design of Andre Kamili can be seen across the portfolio of the firm’s healthcare and education work, creating transformative spaces for healing, teaching, and learning, and buildings that define and contribute to the urban fabric. In education, this has meant providing inspiring learning environments for the next generation of leaders. In healthcare, his design of healing environments for patients, families and caregivers reflects his deep understanding of the human spirit. He joined the firm in 2002 and was named an associate in 2006.
Matt Gifford guides the work of the firm, promoting best practice in the design and delivery of our work; team management and collaboration; process optimization; and knowledge sharing. His passion for elevating the quality of the firm’s work is reflected in his commitment to robust internal integrated design review and a holistic approach to environmentally responsive design. He joined the firm in 2004 was named an associate in 2008.