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Strategies for patient-centered sustainable design

8 March 2012

Building Energy ’12 (NE Sustainable Energy Association). Boston, MA

Angela Watson, Shepley Bulfinch
Greg Heiges, Shepley Bulfinch
Laura Notman, Session Chair

Shepley in the spotlight among top US design firms

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

“We’re #27.” OK, it may not trip off the tongue, but it sounds pretty good to us.

Shepley moved up the ranks of the country’s “Design Giants” in the results of a national survey just released by Building Design + Construction magazine. With an overall ranking at #27 in the annual survey, the firm came in 26th among university design firms and 48th among healthcare design firms. The magazine gives a shout-out to Marquette Law School with a photograph of the school’s Zilber Forum as the survey’s featured higher education project.

Shepley, which now uses ...[more]

Shepley ranks among country’s top design firms

Thursday, 16 December 2010

Shepley Bulfinch has maintained its strong ranking among top architecture firms in the US, in the results of the Giants 300 survey published in Building Design + Construction magazine this month. The firm was ranked 29th overall, and 29th and 54th respectively in education and healthcare design. The survey also gave a nod to Shepley’s environmental commitment, ranking the firm among the country’s top 100 green design firms for the third consecutive year.

The firm’s sustainable projects in the past year include McClay Library at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland, which ...[more]

Interior Design names Shepley “Design Giant”

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Shepley Bulfinch has moved up ten places to rank 39th among the nation’s leading interior design firms, according to Interior Design magazine in its “100 Giants” annual survey, published this month. The survey is based on 2009 interior design fees for major interior design firms from around the US.

In a break-out by key sectors, Shepley also ranks 6th among education design firms. The firm’s 2009 university clients include Duke, Johns Hopkins, George Mason, Atlanta University Center, Illinois Wesleyan, and the University of New Mexico. In 2009 the firm also completed ...[more]

Modern Healthcare ranks Shepley in Top 40 Architectural Firms

Monday, 16 March 2009

Modern Healthcare ranked Shepley Bulfinch 29th in the country’s top healthcare architecture firms in the 2008 Construction and Design Survey, published in the magazine’s March 16 issue.

Among the firm’s healthcare work underway or completed in 2008 were projects for Yale-New Haven Hospital; Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Massachusetts General Hospital; and Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois. Sherman Hospital is one of the world’s largest geothermal healthcare projects under construction.

The firm began its healthcare design practice in 1896. Its landmark projects include the iconic New York Hospital-Cornell Medical School and Peking Union Medical College in China.

Impact of design on healthcare employees and work processes

13 December 2007

Center for Health Design Webinar

Jacqueline R F Wahl, Executive Director, Support Svcs, Bronson Methodist Hospital

Elise Woodward receives 2007 Women in Design Award

Tuesday, 13 November 2007

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 ...[more]

Bronson Methodist Hospital recognized for evidence-based design

Saturday, 14 April 2007

An article published today in Chicago-based on-line architecture magazine “New City Skyline” cited Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan, as an example of the increasing use of evidence-based design by architects and healthcare professionals.

The article noted Bronson’s place as one of the first “Pebble Projects” of the Center for Health Design, and discussed in detail Bronson’s use of evidence-based design and its positive impacts at the hospital.

http://www.newcityskyline.com/HealthcareAndArchitecture.html