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Revealing and re-expressing mid-century modern in Phoenix

14 May 2015

Paths to Preservation: AZ Historic Preservation Conf, Flagstaff, AZ

Alison Rainey, AIA, Shepley Bulfinch
Ryan Grabe, Shepley Bulfinch

Mid-Century libraries: obsolescence or opportunity?

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Angela Watson, AIAWhile the library’s importance to higher education has remained constant, its physical shape has changed dramatically over the course of the last century.

19th century academic libraries reflected the pedagogy and culture of the period: formal buildings with grand spaces and quiet, well-appointed reading rooms. By the middle of the 20th century these buildings faced a new challenge. Unable to respond to cultural shifts, rapid enrollment and collections growth, many of them were abandoned to other programs or demolished, making room for the new “library of the future.” These 20th century “state of ...[more]

Interior Design honors for Phoenix Financial Center

Monday, 7 December 2015

2015 BOY award winner seal 150pxShepley Bulfinch’s renovation of the South Rotunda of the Phoenix Financial Center took home top honors in the 2015 Interior Design magazine Best of Year (BOY) Awards in the Designer’s Own Office category. Winners were announced at Interior Design’s Best of Year Gala in New York last week.

The Phoenix Financial Center was designed by Peruvian-born architect W.A. Sarmiento and completed in 1964, and today is one of the city’s most prominent mid-century buildings.

As well as creating a new home for the firm’s Phoenix office, this restoration and adaptive reuse project celebrates an important ...[more]

Modern Healthcare ranks Shepley among top healthcare design firms

Monday, 17 March 2014

East Tennessee Children's HospitalIn a survey released today, Modern Healthcare ranked Shepley Bulfinch 43rd among the top healthcare architecture firms in the country in the magazine’s 2014 Construction and Design Survey.

No surprise here, given our broad healthcare portfolio. Our current work includes a number of major pediatric projects, including the new Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo; a major addition and renovation at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville; a new patient tower for Children’s Hospital of Michigan; and a range of projects for Boston Children’s Hospital. The Gardner ...[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.

Children's Hospital Boston wins Modern Healthcare Award

Monday, 25 September 2006

Shepley Bulfinch’s expansion project for Children’s Hospital Boston was named one of 12 winners of Modern Healthcare’s Award of Excellence in its 21st Annual Design Awards. The 240,000 s.f. project laterally expanded the functions of the hospital’s main building, which the firm designed in 1985, to contiguous space in the new building.

Designing libraries for the 21st century

28 September 2014

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Designing libraries for the 21st century

17 May 2012

University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Joe Rondinelli, Director, Shepley Bulfinch