Thursday, 2 June 2011
Shepley Bulfinch welcomed Partners In Health co-founder Dr. Paul Farmer (“Mountains Beyond Mountains”) to our Boston office today, where he spoke at the unveiling of plans for a new rehabilitation and training center in Haiti.
We partnered with colleagues from Boston’s healthcare and design communities to deliver this pro bono project, joining with Partners in Health, Partners Healthcare, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, and the Mass Design Group to address the immediate and long-term demand for rehabilitation services in Haiti.
Carole Wedge welcomed 80 guests to this morning’s event. “We got as much as we gave in this process,” she said, pointing to the design response forged by a tight timetable, limited ...[more]
Wednesday, 1 December 2010
What does it mean to have worked on one of the first Pebble Project hospitals – before there was a Pebble Project?† Itís a funny dynamic of simultaneously looking forward and back. How can we use innovative design to enhance the quality and cost-effectiveness of healthcare delivery today, in an era of lean operations and healthcare reform? How can research conducted on those innovative projects more than a decade ago inform design today?
When Shepley worked with Bronson Methodist Hospital on its replacement hospital in the mid-1990s, there really wasnít ...[more]
Tuesday, 30 November 2010
For the third consecutive year, Interior Design magazine has ranked Shepley Bulfinch 10th nationwide in its survey of the countryís Healthcare Design Giants. The rankings and accompanying articles appear in the November 2010 issue of Interior Design. The ranking is based on 2009 interior design fees for healthcare projects.
The firmís major healthcare clients in 2009 included Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital; Childrenís Hospital of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI); Sherman Hospital (Elgin, IL); Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary (Boston, MA); and Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care ...[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]
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.
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]