Thursday, 18 February 2010
The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, has given the green light for construction of the 210,000 s.f. Anderson Student Center, with plans to complete the project by the end of 2011.
The center will draw students crossing from the Quad into a lively three-story atrium filled with light and activity (image, right). Jane Canney, the University’s vice president of student affairs, said, “The student center will be our living room… the real heart of the campus.”ť
A hub of campus activity, the center will feature a variety of dining facilities, including ...[more]
Wednesday, 10 February 2010
Boston Public Library’s new new torchieres for the iconic John Singer Sargent Gallery are celebrated in a feature in the January/February 2010 issue of Architectural Lighting magazine. As Joe Bille, the project’s interior designer, notes in the article, “Conceptually, Shepley’s design goal was to create a fixture that was not so much ‘in’ the space as ‘of’ the space … We used the Sargent murals themselves as a guide and source of inspiration.” The firm worked with Lam Partners of Cambridge on the lighting installation.
The gallery lighting is the ...[more]
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]
Friday, 18 December 2009
NEW YORK, NY – The stellar year for merzproject, a studio of Shepley Bulfinch, continued on December 3, when it was named one of the winners of Interior Design Magazine’s Best of 2009 in a celebration at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
At the event, merzproject was presented with a Merit Award in the “Showroom” category for the 12,000 s.f. B/S/H Gallery and Training Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. The facility provides seminar space, class rooms and a training center for one of the world’s largest appliance manufacturers, as well as serving as a ...[more]
Friday, 11 September 2009
RALEIGH, NC – Campbell University opened the doors to the new home of the Wiggins School of Law today, giving Raleigh its first law school. The school had previously been located on the university campus in nearby Buies Creek.
Law School dean Melissa Essary and Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker welcomed students to the new school, which its13 classrooms, 175-seat auditorium and 25,000 square foot library. In addition, the Raleigh division of the North Carolina Business Court will be co-located with the school, giving students the opportunity for hands-on legal experience.
This is the latest law school designed by Shepley Bulfinch. Other current and recent law school clients include Duke University, Marquette University, ...[more]
Sunday, 31 August 2008
The Meditation Room creates an island of repose, a compelling counterpoint to the powerful medicine practiced at the University of Michigan’s Cardiovascular Center. The design creates a piece of architecture and art that gives form to the desire of the Center’s in-house ministry for a space to nourish the human spirit that would be active, meditative, and non-denominational. Narrow niches in the limestone wall are backlit using fiber-optics to give the impression of filtered daylight. A writing desk nearby holds paper and pencil so that visitors can write down their thoughts, prayers, and notes ...[more]
Monday, 25 February 2008
RALEIGH, NC – Shepley Bulfinch has been selected as design architect for the Wiggins School of Law for Campbell University, in association with Small Kane of Raleigh. The $13 million project will relocate the Law School from the University’s main campus in Buies Creek, NC, to downtown Raleigh. Plans call for the complete renovation of a 107,000 sf building, including the development of a state-of-the-art law library, courtrooms, classrooms, common spaces, and gathering spaces. The redesigned law school is scheduled to open in August 2009.
Shepley Bulfinch has a wide range of law school design experience, including projects for Marquette and Georgetown Universities and the nation’s first LEED Gold law school ...[more]
Thursday, 20 December 2007
Senior healthcare interior designer Anne Garrity was named one of “Twenty Making a Difference” in the December issue of Healthcare Design magazine.
This is Healthcare Design’s second annual feature, which provides peer recognition for those who are advancing the design of healthcare facilities.
Anne brings a unique understanding of the importance of creating healthcare interiors that break down institutional imagery. Her most recent work includes the new Cardiovascular Center at the University of Michigan. A podcast is being developed to narrate the hospital’s art collection for visitors and patients.
With over 25 years of experience, she has designed interiors for a wide range of healthcare clients including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, ...[more]