Sunday, 14 September 2008
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Collaboration and research were key words at the dedication of the University of New Mexico’s Centennial Engineering Center today where Figaro, a student-built robot, cut the ceremonial ribbon.
“The Centennial Engineering Center will enable us to serve students in engineering and CS by giving them the hands-on experiences that are critical for the 21st century,” said Dean Joseph Cecchi in remarks to 400 invited guests. “The Center will increase the School’s capacity for innovation, multidisciplinary research, developing patents, creating new businesses, and economic growth.”
The New Mexico Business Weekly called the Center ...[more]
Friday, 18 January 2008
Shepley’s Bulfinch’s 2003 library project at Brooklyn College was featured in this week’s issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education.
The library appeared as the second page photo teaser for a Chronicle article on the long-term impacts of admissions preferences in higher education.
Monday, 17 September 2007
Hamilton, NY – The Robert H.N. Ho Science Center was dedicated in a September 15 ceremony at Colgate University. Described as “transformative” for the University both in form and in academic approach to the sciences, the 121,200 s.f. Center is designed to encourage interdisciplinary scientific research, as well as collaborative teaching and learning. It houses 40 research labs and 13 teaching labs, as well as the University’s environmental studies program and the departments of geography, geology, physics and astronomy, and part of the biology department.
Monday, 21 May 2007
The May issue of College Planning and Management features the opening of Colgate University’s newly renovated Case Library and the Geyer Center for Information Technology.
Located at the base of the hilltop campus, the Library features a 24-hour study space, a cafe, and video conference center. Flexible workrooms are located on the new top level, which is directly accessible from the upper campus. A “Main Street” traverses the main library floor, connecting with campus pathways and creating an inviting campus portal. The renovation features an Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) that provides archival-quality storage for 500,000 volumes. This provides accessible, high-density storage, retaining more materials on site while freeing ...[more]
Wednesday, 10 May 2006
BOSTON, MA — Shepley Bulfinch has been selected as architect for a series of adaptive reuse projects at the Emma Willard School. The projects mark the initial phases of a comprehensive master plan seeking to revitalize the historic campus located in Troy, NY.
The adaptive reuse project at the Gothic-style campus signifies the modernization of a school steeped in tradition. As 2014 marks the school’s bicentennial, campus improvements come at an appropriate and significant time in the school’s history.
Shepley Bulfinch aims to maximize the function of the central campus buildings through adaptive reuse of the main floor areas. The initial phase of the program is to redevelop, redefine, and ...[more]
Tuesday, 2 May 2006
BOSTON, MA — Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott has been selected to create a new master plan for Ashley Hall, an independent girls school in Charleston, South Carolina.
The master plan will allow for modest growth in the future and include a reevaluation of the existing campus to support anticipated programmatic changes that reflect the school’s strategic plan. The master plan is scheduled to be completed in six to nine months.
The master planning team includes Jonathan Ross, AIA, Principal in Charge; Alexander Howe, AIA, Principal for Design; Susan Hoadley, AIA, Project Manager and Planner; and Anne Newman, Programmer.
Ashley Hall provides a challenging and rewarding academic environment for girls and ...[more]
Tuesday, 2 May 2006
BOSTON, MA – Shepley Bulfinch has been selected by The Lovett School to create an updated master plan; provide programming and conceptual design for all competitive sports, physical education and recreational activities on campus; and provide programming and conceptual design for a new Middle School.
The master planning team includes Jonathan Ross, AIA, Principal in Charge; Alexander Howe, AIA, Principal for Design; and Jeanne Carey, AIA, Project Manager.
Shepley Bulfinch also designed The Lovett School Lower School and Upper School.
The Lovett School is an independent, co-education school with 1,550 students in Grades K through 12. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the school was founded in 1926.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
A significant part of our practice as architects is to convey abstract, mostly visual design concepts in ways that make them accessible to a wide range of people, most of whom are not fluent in architectural drawing conventions. We are so focused on visual representation that we are often shocked when the audience does not understand the basic experiential qualities of the spaces we are trying to convey.
How can we help clients and future users understand what it will be like to interact within a building that only ...[more]