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Monday, 6 July 2009
Shepley Bulfinch was “three for three” in surveys that appeared in Architectural Record and Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazines this week for top design and green design firms, and top firms in the US, based on firms’ 2008 revenues.
Architectural Record put Shepley at #89 in its survey of the 250 leading design firms in the US, while ENR’s survey of the 500 top firms, which placed Shepley at #338 (2008 rank: #359) included all responding firms’ architecture, engineering, and construction revenues.
ENR ranked Shepley Bulfinch at #54, up from #59 in 2008 in its annual survey of Top 100 Green Design Firms. Rankings are based on 2008 revenues from projects registered ...[more]
Friday, 12 June 2009
BOSTON, MA – Shepley Bulfinch creative director Dan Vlahos’ design of the firm’s 2009 Summer Design Fellowship poster took top honors last night in the annual AIGA B(oNE) Awards ceremony for the best graphic design in New England.
The poster was one of the category winners in the Best of New England (BoNE) awards, which was sponsored by the New England chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design and held at the Bakalar Gallery at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt).
Dan, who joined Shepley Bulfinch in 2005, leads graphics and branding for the firm. He is a graduate of MassArt, where he is an adjunct faculty member and ...[more]
Thursday, 30 April 2009
Shepley Bulfinch was one of 30 charter firms to sign up for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2030 Commitment Program, which was launched today at the AIA National Convention in San Francisco. The national initiative targets carbon neutrality in the built environment.
Shepley Bulfinch and other firms are working with the AIA to address the fact that buildings are the largest single contributor to the production of greenhouse gases. The AIA 2030 Commitment’s signatories make a pledge, develop multi-year action plans, and implement steps to advance the AIA’s goal of carbon neutral buildings by the year 2030.
Being among the first firms to sign up for the AIA 2030 Commitment is ...[more]
Wednesday, 15 April 2009
Shepley Bulfinch was ranked #338 in the 2009 Engineering News-Record (ENR) survey of the Top 500 design firms, up from #360 in 2008.
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 regularly appears in the ENR Top 500 annual rankings.
Friday, 10 April 2009
A profile of Shepley Bulfinch in this month’s issue of Traditional Building magazine may discuss the firm’s 135-year history, but it leaves no doubt: Shepley is looking toward the future.
The feature, “Building for the Long Haul”, makes clear from the outset that the firm’s reputation is based on its responsive, client-focused design. In the words of principal Tom Kearns, “We collaborate with many of the best minds and clients, so we’re very exposed to what’s going on in the built world.”
Central to the article is a discussion of adapting historic structures or designing new facilities in historic settings to meet 21st century requirements. Principal Ralph Jackson noted, “What’s beginning to ...[more]
AIA Minnesota Design Retreat - Duluth, MN
Carole Wedge, FAIA, LEED AP
Wednesday, 4 February 2009
BOSTON, MA – A team of students representing the Gavin Middle School in South Boston and Shepley Bulfinch presented their urban planning concepts to Boston Mayor Thomas Menino today, one of nine such teams taking part in the event. The presentation was the culmination of the students’ semester-long Citizen Schools Design and Development Apprenticeship.
The design of the Gavin-Shepley team project, the creation of a public park for the redevelopment of the Bayside Expo Center – was honored for its recognition of diversity at Citizen Schools’ December 15 student presentations held at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
As part of the firm’s commitment to the community, Shepley Bulfinch has been a long-standing ...[more]