Wednesday, 14 July 2010
You know you need to update your healthcare facility. You’re not operating as efficiently as you could. You know what’s not working, but in this climate of “doing more with less” how do you take steps that are strategic and sound? If there is one thing that’s constant in health care delivery, it’s change: if you’re going to successfully balance current needs with the demands of an unknown future, you should start with careful facility planning.
Step 1: Know what you have
This means developing a detailed inventory of buildings, including square footages. It’s surprising how many ...[more]
Wednesday, 4 November 2009
DAVIDSON, NC – The campus master plan is front-and-center in an article that appears in today’s issue of The Davidsonian, the campus newspaper of Davidson College.
In the article Annie Newman, Shepley’s director of planning, discusses how the master plan offers a framework for campus development, developing a physical campus that supports and advances the College’s strategic plan.
Annie brings her team to the campus on November 9 for a series of presentations and discussions with students, faculty, and staff, about master plan concepts, feedback, and new ideas. Shepley hosted a team from Davidson for an in-house master planning charrette in Boston in late October.
Davidsonian article – 4 November 2009
Wednesday, 19 August 2009
DAVIDSON, NC – Shepley Bulfinch has been selected to complete a campus master plan for Davidson College.
The master plan advances the vision set forth in the College’s recently completed Strategic Plan. The planning process, which is due to begin in mid-September, is scheduled for completion early in 2010.
Located in Davidson, North Carolina, the 1700-student institution is considered one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.
In addition to the current project at Davidson, Shepley Bulfinch has also completed a number of recent campus master plans for clients including Xavier University, Bucknell University, and Young Harris College.
Thursday, 15 January 2009
LEWISBURG, PA – The Winter 2009 edition of Bucknell Magazine (below) heralds the vision set forth in the university’s new campus master plan, now in conceptual programming. Bucknell has worked closely with Shepley Bulfinch on the plan, which envisions a new academic quadrangle for the campus. The findings will be presented to Bucknell’s Board of Trustees in April 2009.
The new quad will create an intellectual and social crossroads for the campus. Dennis Hawley, Bucknell’s Associate Vice President for Facilities, noted that the proposed project “will support a flexible teaching and learning environment. A new campus drive and significant underground parking will reinforce this district as a new face of ...[more]
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]
Monday, 9 August 2010
In his article in the August issue of Health Facilities Management, Bill Mead discusses the financial, physical, and operational factors to be considered when making decisions regarding the renovation/expansion or replacement of a hospital facility.
By way of example Bill presents the cases of the replacement campus for Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois, and the bed tower expansion for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
Health Facilities Management article