Wednesday, 9 December 2009
BOSTON, MA – National architecture firm Shepley Bulfinch of Boston and Merzproject of Phoenix today announced their merger. The merger unites Shepley Bulfinch, one of the country’s leading design firms, and Merzproject, named a 2009 Design Vanguard firm by Architectural Record. Starting today, the Phoenix office will be known as Merzproject, a studio of Shepley Bulfinch.
With this merger, Merz and Shepley bring a shared passion for the transformative power of design and Shepley’s capacity for the delivery of complex institutional projects to clients throughout Arizona and the Southwest. The firm will continue to develop relationships in all of its major practice areas – education, ...[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, 19 October 2010
The Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (SCNM) opened its new medical center in Tempe, Arizona, with a dedication on October 8, followed by a public open house the next day. Political and community leaders joined SCNM president Dr. Paul Mittman for the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The medical center, located in the college’s main campus, is home to the largest naturopathic medical clinic in the Southwest. The center currently serves over 20,000 patients each year, with the capacity to accommodate up to 75,000.
“We’re very excited to offer students a ...[more]
Friday, 2 October 2009
PHOENIX, AZ – The renovation and addition of O’Donnell Hall, home to New Mexico State University’s School of Education, was named “Best of 2009 New Mexico” by Southwest Contractor magazine. The annual competition, now in its 12th year, recognizes design and construction excellence in New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada.
Project teams will be honored at an awards ceremony in Albuquerque December 8. O’Donnell Hall will also be among the winning projects profiled in the December 2008 issue of the magazine.
At O’Donnell Hall’s September 2008 dedication, Michael Morehead, the College’s interim dean, called it “a magnificent building and… a place where future educators can learn and thrive in a tremendous facility”. He ...[more]
Monday, 30 January 2012
Shepley Bulfinch has announced the opening of a new office in San Francisco led by healthcare design leader Peter Jay Schlosser, AIA, who has joined the firm as principal.
This expansion establishes a physical presence that builds on a portfolio of work for institutional clients on the West Coast, dating to the development of the original Stanford University campus in 1891. In recent years projects have included the design of an academic commons for Occidental College; three academic buildings for the University of California, Riverside; the central library for the city of Eugene, Oregon; ...[more]
Monday, 11 April 2011
With hard hats on and shovels in hand, students, faculty, alumni, and donors broke ground on Hamline University’s new University Center today at the site for the new building, on the southwest edge of Hamline’s campus in St. Paul, Minnesota. University President Linda Hanson announced that the building would be named the Carol Young Anderson and Dennis Anderson University Center, in honor of the project’s lead donors.
The three-level glass and terra cotta building will include large and small meeting spaces, computer bars, dining facilities, a coffee shop, a Spirit ...[more]
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]
Monday, 4 October 2010
The LINK took top honors in the 30th annual Valley Forward Environmental Excellence Awards, announced in Phoenix on October 2. The mixed-use building, which was renovated in 2008, received a Crescordia (first place) Award (Commercial/Mixed-Use) and a Merit Award (Historic Preservation).
In contrast to prevailing trends, the LINK boldly chooses to preserve the cultural identity of the structure’s facade and neighborhood while re-purposing it. Located at the heart of the Phoenix Cultural District, the 7,000 square foot LINK re-purposes the structural shell of this two-story mid-century commercial structure and, ...[more]