Wednesday, 13 April 2011
Shepley Bulfinch principal Chris Nieto has been selected as one of this year’s Forty Under 40 by the Phoenix Business Journal. He will receive the inspiring business award at a June 16 reception to honor the 2011 nominees.
Chris, who co-founded merzproject architecture with partner Joe Herzog as a Phoenix design start-up in 2004, became a principal at Shepley Bulfinch following its merger with merzproject in 2009.
“I’m flattered and humbled to receive this award,” said Nieto on receiving the news. “I owe so much to Phoenix and to Arizona because of the ...[more]
Wednesday, 21 December 2011
Clearly good things come in pairs!
Shepley Bulfinch principals Joe Herzog and Chris Nieto have been selected as two of ENR Southwest’s 20 Under 40 Leaders for 2011. Of the 20 individuals honored this year in the Southwest, they are the only two from the same company. Chris and Joe lead Shepley Bulfinch’s Phoenix office.
Selected by a jury of industry experts, the 2011 awards showcase 20 young leaders who have helped shape the region’s design and construction industry.
Profiles of the recipients will appear in the January 2012 edition of ...[more]
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Shepley Bulfinch is marking Arizona’s centennial with “Where were you in 1912?”, an exhibit of architectural renderings from the firm’s extensive archives that is now on display at the firm’s Phoenix studio. The selected works cover the period from 1910 to 1920, the decade of Arizona’s statehood. The exhibit’s highlight is a series of renderings of Phoenix’s Trinity Cathedral and Parish House.
Shepley Bulfinch’s presence in Arizona predates statehood, with the design of the Trinity Cathedral campus in 1910. The Parish House was dedicated in 1915 and the Cathedral was consecrated in 1920. Although its location in the Roosevelt ...[more]
Monday, 24 January 2011
Shepley principals Chris Nieto and Joe Herzog joined colleagues from the firm and other Phoenix Community Alliance (PCA) volunteers on January 22 to plant 100 new trees at Steele Indian School Park in the heart of downtown Phoenix. Dozens of members of the community attended Saturday’s event, planting the new trees in the 75-acre park, which is bordered by Central Avenue and Indian School Road.
Chris, who also serves on the board of directors of the Phoenix Community Alliance, led the effort for Shepley. “Building a great city and maintaining ...[more]
Tuesday, 11 January 2011
Shepley Bulfinch Principal Chris Nieto hosted a December fundraiser at the firm’s Phoenix office for Mia Foutz, a five year old Phoenix girl undergoing treatment for brain cancer. The benefit far exceeded the original $5000 goal, raising over $15,000 for the Foutz family, with the donation total still climbing.
Chris, his wife Becky, and tenants of The LINK, where Shepley’s office is located, came together for the event. The Giant Coffee Bar and Bunky Boutique, located on the first floor of The LINK, opened to the public and donated their proceeds. ...[more]
Monday, 10 January 2011
The Link in Phoenix is highlighted in a feature on successful mixed-use development that appears in the January issue of Building Design+Construction. Principal Chris Nieto discusses the project, which houses the Phoenix office of Shepley Bulfinch and a mix of retail and incubator spaces. The Link has won a number of awards over the past year, including a 2010 Merit Award from Interior Design and two Valley Forward Environmental Excellence awards.
Mixed-use on steroids – BD+C January 2011
The Link (sidebar) – BD+C January 2011
Saturday, 4 December 2010
The LINK received a Merit Award in Interior Design magazine’s Best of the Year 2010 awards, announced in New York on December 3. The Phoenix, Arizona, mixed-use building, which was renovated in 2008, is home to Shepley Bulfinch’s Phoenix design studio.
Located at the heart of Phoenix Cultural District, the 8,000 square foot building is a model of adaptive reuse, with a renovation that re-purposed the structural shell of this two-story mid-century commercial structure and transformed it into building stock for the 21st century. The design studio is located on the second ...[more]
Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Navajo County’s new South County community center and administrative campus in Show Low, Arizona, was dedicated in a September 28 ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by local and county officials and community leaders.
Speaking at the event, County Supervisor David Tenney said, “We believe that it should be as easy as possible for our residents to access County services. By consolidating County services into one convenient location, we hope we’ve accomplished that.”
The complex includes a new community health center, which gives residents centralized access to healthcare in a contemporary environment and doubles the space of ...[more]