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 ...[more]
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.
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]
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]
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]
Monday, 23 April 2007
Shepley Bulfinch was ranked #291 in the 2007 Engineering News-Record (ENR) survey of the Top 500 design firms.
This annual issue published by ENR Magazine ranks the 500 largest US-based engineering, architectural and environmental design firms by revenue. Firms are ranked according to the revenues generated for design work performed in 2006. Shepley Bulfinch has regularly appeared in the ENR Top 500 survey rankings.