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Diversity in architecture

14 April 2008

2008 AIA Diversity Plenary - multiFORMity '08 - St Louis MO

Carole Wedge, FAIA, LEED AP, speaker

Shepley featured in new book on innovative office environments

Monday, 7 April 2008

Shepley Bulfinch’s open and collaborative Boston office and design studio wins kudos in the newly published book, Innovations in Office Design: The Critical Influence Approach to Effective Work Environments, by Diane Stegmeier (John Wiley & Sons, Inc).

The firm’s Seaport District office is cited as an exemplar of workplace design, inspiring collaboration, information exchange, and the generation of new ideas. Attention is drawn to the office’s clustering spaces for scheduled and spontaneous interaction, where staff members cross paths while arriving for a planned project meeting, an impromptu team brainstorming session, or a casual one-on-one dialogue. The open environment fosters a culture in which Shepley staff can easily leverage the creativity and insight ...[more]

Tectonic shift: women in leadership at Shepley Bulfinch

5 April 2008

Women in Architecture symposium, RI School of Design - Providence, RI

Angela Watson, AIA LEED AP

Navigating a Male-Dominated Field

1 March 2008

Women's Leadership Conference - Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston MA

Carole Wedge, panelist

Shepley office celebrated as model of flexibility, mobility

Monday, 10 December 2007

The flexibility and openness of Shepley Bulfinch’s LEED-certified Boston office was heralded in a front-page article in today’s Banker and Tradesman.

The feature, by columnist and Boston Architectural College professor Jeff Stein, applauded the mobility and horizontal organization of the office, which is designed to foster a collaborative environment and reconfiguration of staff as project demands require. The office, located in Boston’s Seaport District near the World Trade Center, was awarded LEED-CI Silver certification earlier this year.

The office will be on show next May, when Boston hosts the National Convention of the American Institute of Architects. Shepley Bulfinch is a convention sponsor.

Shepley Bulfinch partners with Citizen Schools

Sunday, 16 September 2007

Boston, MA – Shepley Bulfinch is teaming up with Citizen Schools for the Fall 2007 architecture and design teaching and mentoring program.

This year’s program will pair teams from as many as ten Boston public middle schools with area design firms in a citywide design competition for either the Jackson Square or Dudley Square MBTA stations. The scope of design can range from station-specific to a large urban design project. Teams will present their projects for a critique in mid-December.

Shepley Bulfinch has participated in the Citizen Schools architecture and design program annually for more than five years. The start of this year’s program was highlighted in the September 16, ...[more]

Shepley website "best in class" with Interactive Media Award

Tuesday, 15 May 2007

The new Shepley Bulfinch website, designed by Fuego5, LLC, received a “Best in Class” award for its design, development, and implementation by the Interactive Media Awards (IMA), sponsored by the Interactive Media Council. In a format that is clear and easy to navigate, the site provides visitors with detailed information about the firm’s projects, awards, and history, as well as the design professionals and vision that are among its greatest assets.

The award recognizes that the redesigned website met and surpassed standards of excellence that comprise the web’s most professional work. Among the criteria considered by judges were the site’s design, usability, innovation in technical features, standards compliance, and content. To ...[more]

Shepley Bulfinch office awarded LEED®-CI Silver certification

Tuesday, 24 April 2007

In a ceremony yesterday, Shepley Bulfinch was presented with a LEED-CI Silver certification plaque for its corporate interior by the US Green Building Council (USGBC). Barbra Batshalom LEED AP, executive director of the Green Roundtable, a USGBC affiliate, made the presentation to Principal Thomas D. Kearns AIA LEED AP, chairman of Shepley Bulfinch’s board of directors.

Among those acknowledged at the ceremony were project team and building committee members and our consultants including Turner Construction, R.G. Vanderweil, Robert Luchetti Associates, Lam Partners, Creative Office Pavilion, and Roll-Barresi.

LEED (Leadership in Energy Efficient Design) is the USGBC system for designing and constructing energy-efficient, high performing buildings. Our corporate office was designed to ...[more]