Tuesday, 30 November 2010
For the third consecutive year, Interior Design magazine has ranked Shepley Bulfinch 10th nationwide in its survey of the country’s Healthcare Design Giants. The rankings and accompanying articles appear in the November 2010 issue of Interior Design. The ranking is based on 2009 interior design fees for healthcare projects.
The firm’s major healthcare clients in 2009 included Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital; Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI); Sherman Hospital (Elgin, IL); Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary (Boston, MA); and Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care ...[more]
Thursday, 23 September 2010
Courtney (Stern) Janes, an interior designer with Shepley Bulfinch, is profiled in the latest issue of Suffolk University’s alumni magazine.
In the article, Interior Motives, Courtney (Suffolk MAID ’08) discusses interior design, her work at Shepley Bulfinch; and what it means to have a personal commitment to sustainability and to work in a firm that makes it a priority.
Suffolk magazine article
Friday, 21 May 2010
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has won a National Honor Award from the National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association for the terrazzo floors in the hospital’s new West Tower in suburban Milwaukee, which opened in April 2009.
The hospital’s floors, which depict natural elements, were created as a way to transport children from the hospital setting to places in nature, with imagery drawn from botanical and wild life of Wisconsin. Each floor is a graphic rendition of earth, ocean and sky, culminating in a collage of nature’s images in the main ...[more]
Wednesday, 19 May 2010
I’ve attended many trade shows over the years and the Lighting Expo in Frankfurt in April was one of the most extraordinary examples of product design innovation I’ve seen.
If there was a theme this year it was that the future of lamping is LED. That said, it soon became obvious that all LEDs are not equal and that new lamping technologies, while progressive, are not yet the answer for all lighting. Issues like overall performance, color rendering, glare, dimming, and life expectancy still need to be carefully evaluated in the selection ...[more]
Tuesday, 18 May 2010
Construction begins today for the Anderson Student Center at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.
“The student center will serve as a wonderful gathering place that will tie together our north and south campuses,” said Father Dennis Dease, president. Jane Canney, vice president for student affairs, called the center “our living room – the real heart of the campus.”
The 225,000 square foot student center will house meeting rooms, a 9,600-square foot multipurpose room, recreation space, campus dining facilities, an art gallery, a bowling center, dance area, student ...[more]
Tuesday, 11 May 2010
Campbell University’s School of Law’s move into new facilities in downtown Raleigh was celebrated in this month’s issue of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Spectrum.
In “From the Creek to the Capital” Olivia Weeks discusses the aspirations and challenges behind the creation of a space that is “warm, welcoming, functional, and quietly elegant.” Since opening in September 2009, students’ use of the law library has far exceeded expectations.
Since its move to downtown Raleigh, the law school has received the 2010 Downtown Raleigh Alliance Imprint Award and a 2010 Champion Award.
In March, Campbell and North Carolina State announced plans to offer a dual degree in public administration and law beginning ...[more]
Monday, 5 April 2010
The renovated Robert W. Woodruff Library at Atlanta University Center was among the projects celebrated in American Libraries magazine’s 2010 Architecture Showcase, published online this month.
A 24-hour area (shown at right), with group learning spaces and an e-café, is separated from the rest of the Library by a series of automated glazed panels that secure the collections when the Library is closed without the use of a security grill. The inviting and dynamic main floor, with its media creation and presentation space and robust digital resources, is visible through the panels, which are ...[more]