MAPPA 2011 Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH
Steve Erwin, AIA, Shepley Bulfinch
Bob Sheeran, Xavier University
Steve Eder, Messer Construction
Wednesday, 17 March 2010
Modern Healthcare ranked Shepley Bulfinch 20th in the country’s top healthcare architecture firms in the 2010 Construction and Design Survey, up nine points from last year. Results of the annual survey were published in the magazine’s March 15 issue.
The firm’s major healthcare clients in 2009 included Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital; Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin; Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Children’s Hospital Boston; and Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois, one of the world’s largest geothermal healthcare projects.
The firm began its healthcare design practice in ...[more]
Monday, 16 March 2009
Modern Healthcare ranked Shepley Bulfinch 29th in the country’s top healthcare architecture firms in the 2008 Construction and Design Survey, published in the magazine’s March 16 issue.
Among the firm’s healthcare work underway or completed in 2008 were projects for Yale-New Haven Hospital; Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Massachusetts General Hospital; and Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois. Sherman Hospital is one of the world’s largest geothermal healthcare projects under construction.
The firm began its healthcare design practice in 1896. Its landmark projects include the iconic New York Hospital-Cornell Medical School and Peking Union Medical College in China.
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]
Tuesday, 10 July 2007
An article by Shepley Bulfinch principal William Mead discussed communication and the role design of the Main South expansion at Children’s Hospital Boston in the July 2007 issue of Healthcare Design magazine.
The 11-story, 250,000 s.f. expansion was designed to foster communications among hospital staff, as well as with patients, and families, an aspect of particular importance in the pediatric acute care environment.
The facility, which opened in 2005, received the 2006 Modern Healthcare Award of Excellence. It incorporates sophisticated medical technology, including the innovative MROR, which bring magnetic resonance imaging technology into the surgical suite.
Thursday, 13 January 2011
In healthcare today, providing better care for patients increasingly means integrating complex technologies. As a healthcare leader planning a new or expanded facility, how can you construct and navigate a planning and decision-making process with such significant long-term implications? Start by asking the right questions.
To determine the required physical plant space for these innovative facilities, first define your current needs.
- What would you like to gain or learn when using this type of equipment?
- Do you want to introduce more than two modalities within a space?
- How important will it be to plan for future upgrades?
Answers to these questions will have a significant impact on structural, mechanical, and ...[more]
Monday, 25 September 2006
Shepley Bulfinch’s expansion project for Children’s Hospital Boston was named one of 12 winners of Modern Healthcare’s Award of Excellence in its 21st Annual Design Awards. The 240,000 s.f. project laterally expanded the functions of the hospital’s main building, which the firm designed in 1985, to contiguous space in the new building.