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Emma Willard School: “Catalyst for Culture Change”

Friday, 14 July 2006

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In the words of one of its officers, Emma Willard epitomizes “Hollywood’s idea of a traditional European campus.” The spectacular Tudor and Gothic campus has been the setting for studio movies, the venue for a fictional contemporary private secondary school and for Oxford at the turn of the last century. In reality, recent use of the campus presents a very different picture. Despite a curricular emphasis on fitness and engagement with nature, students rarely ventured out in bad weather. Based upon a culture of “coat-phobia,” they avoided the cold New York winter by navigating the campus in flip flops through a ...[more]

Beauty is More than Skin Deep: Designing Buildings that Last

8 July 2006

The Campus of the Future - SCUP/NACUBO/APPPA joint conference - Honolulu, HI

Tom Kearns
Wagdy Anis

Keene State College's Zorn Dining Commons completed

Thursday, 11 May 2006

BOSTON, MA — The new, 55,000 s.f. Zorn Dining Commons, which was completed in October 2005, can accommodate 900 students, features a marketplace servery with five major stations, a faculty dining room with its own servery, a “grab & go” with a separate entrance, a production kitchen that can handle campus wide catering, administrative offices and a small meeting room. The large dining hall can be partitioned off to allow 400-person events apart from and during the daily use of the facility.

Major design goals are to develop an exterior, multiuse space between the Student Commons and the Zorn Dining Commons that will draw students to the entrance of the Dining ...[more]

Shepley named for Emma Willard School adaptive reuse program

Wednesday, 10 May 2006

BOSTON, MA — Shepley Bulfinch has been selected as architect for a series of adaptive reuse projects at the Emma Willard School. The projects mark the initial phases of a comprehensive master plan seeking to revitalize the historic campus located in Troy, NY.

The adaptive reuse project at the Gothic-style campus signifies the modernization of a school steeped in tradition. As 2014 marks the school’s bicentennial, campus improvements come at an appropriate and significant time in the school’s history.

Shepley Bulfinch aims to maximize the function of the central campus buildings through adaptive reuse of the main floor areas. The initial phase of the program is to redevelop, redefine, and ...[more]

Ashley Hall selects Shepley Bulfinch for new master plan

Tuesday, 2 May 2006

BOSTON, MA — Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott has been selected to create a new master plan for Ashley Hall, an independent girls school in Charleston, South Carolina.

The master plan will allow for modest growth in the future and include a reevaluation of the existing campus to support anticipated programmatic changes that reflect the school’s strategic plan. The master plan is scheduled to be completed in six to nine months.

The master planning team includes Jonathan Ross, AIA, Principal in Charge; Alexander Howe, AIA, Principal for Design; Susan Hoadley, AIA, Project Manager and Planner; and Anne Newman, Programmer.

Ashley Hall provides a challenging and rewarding academic environment for girls and ...[more]

Shepley Bulfinch selected for new work at Lovett School

Tuesday, 2 May 2006

BOSTON, MA – Shepley Bulfinch has been selected by The Lovett School to create an updated master plan; provide programming and conceptual design for all competitive sports, physical education and recreational activities on campus; and provide programming and conceptual design for a new Middle School.

The master planning team includes Jonathan Ross, AIA, Principal in Charge; Alexander Howe, AIA, Principal for Design; and Jeanne Carey, AIA, Project Manager.

Shepley Bulfinch also designed The Lovett School Lower School and Upper School.

The Lovett School is an independent, co-education school with 1,550 students in Grades K through 12. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the school was founded in 1926.

Yale-New Haven Hospital Gets Green Light for Cancer Center

Tuesday, 2 May 2006

BOSTON, MA — Yale-New Haven Hospital has received approval from the City of New Haven to proceed with the construction of its new, Comprehensive Cancer Center, designed by Shepley Bulfinch.

The 14-story, $430 million Yale-New Haven Cancer Center will reinforce Yale-New Haven Hospital’s reputation as a top-ranking cancer center and provide the region with a state-of-the-art diagnostic, treatment and research facility. The Center will include 112 private rooms, 12 operating rooms, radiology services, a women’s cancer center, and complementary medicine—providing a truly integrated and seamless patient experience. Dedicated to patient- and family-centered care, the Center will also provide spiritual support with meditation space, a Patient Resource Center, a boutique and ...[more]

Vision, Flexible Infrastructure, and Budget Management for the Future Interdisciplinary Researcher

1 May 2006

Tradeline Research Buildings Conference - Boston, MA

Leslie Sims with Washington University