Friday, 11 May 2012
Shepley Bulfinch has named Amrita Raja as the firm’s 2012 Summer Design Fellow. Amrita, who was selected from a highly competitive field of more than 50 candidates, will spend ten weeks this summer immersed in design challenges in the firm’s Boston studio.
In selecting Amrita as this year’s Fellow, committee members cited the depth of expression in her work and her understanding and articulacy in discussing her design decisions and intent.
Amrita will start her final year in the Master’s program in Architecture at Yale this fall. She is now in the early stages ...[more]
Wednesday, 11 May 2011
Shepley Bulfinch has selected Susannah Cramer-Greenbaum of the University of Michigan as the firm’s 14th annual Summer Design Fellow. She was chosen for the ten-week Fellowship from a field of close to 100 candidates from the country’s top design schools.
Susannah received her Master’s degree in architecture earlier this month. Her graduate thesis, “Face Value,” explores the aesthetics for the mediation of post-industrial sites. She examined the re-use and re-purposing of former industrial sites in ways that preserve both our industrial legacy and our relationship with the natural environment.
Susannah completed ...[more]
Wednesday, 21 April 2010
Shepley Bulfinch has named Ming Yan, an award-winning master’s candidate in architecture at Clemson University, as the firm’s 13th Annual Summer Design Fellow. Ming was selected for the ten-week Fellowship from a pool of more than 100 applicants drawn from the country’s top architecture schools. In making the selection from a highly competitive pool of finalists, committee members noted Ming’s breadth of expression, blurring the boundaries between landscape and built form with works that are “less about an object and a field and more about the field as a ...[more]
Monday, 25 June 2007
Megan Noel Johnson of North Carolina State University, a 2007 Magna Cum Laude graduate of the College of Design’s Professional Architecture program, has joined Shepley Bulfinch as the firm’s 10th Annual Summer Design Fellow. Megan was selected for the ten-week Fellowship from a pool of applicants drawn from the nation’s top architectural schools.
To give her the richest and most diverse experience at here, she will work with a series of different teams on of current design projects during her Fellowship. A resident of Fremont, NC, Megan also attended NC State as an undergraduate, receiving a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture degree in 2005. She is an accomplished artist ...[more]
Friday, 27 January 2012
We know a great way to make this summer count.
Applications are now being accepted for Shepley Bulfinch’s 2012 Summer Design Fellowship. The application deadline is Friday, February 24, 2012, at 5:00 pm EST.
Is this for you or someone you know? This highly competitive Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for a promising architecture student to spend the summer immersed in real design problems in Shepley Bulfinch’s Boston design studio. We welcome applications from a diverse range of students and institutions. Past Fellows have come from architecture schools throughout the country, including ...[more]
Monday, 21 January 2008
BOSTON, MA — Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott is pleased to announce a call for entries for our 2008 Summer Design Fellowship. The deadline for applications is March 14, 2008.
Now in its eleventh year, this highly competitive Fellowship is a unique opportunity for a promising student of architecture to spend the summer immersed in real design problems in the design studio of an international architectural firm in Boston. Past Fellows have come from architecture schools throughout the country, and many of the Fellows who graduated in the year in which they were awarded the Fellowship continued as full-time employees of the firm.
The Fellowship has a $7000 stipend, with a $3000 ...[more]
Wednesday, 20 February 2013
In a provocative blog post on beauty in architecture, 2012 Summer Design Fellow Amrita Raja commented upon the reluctance of many contemporary architects to discuss the role of beauty, relying instead on more purely rational justifications such as performance. It reminded me of the 2009 NY Times article about Douglas Bowman who very publicly left his position as Google’s top visual designer because, in his words, “at Google design lived or died by data.”
Amrita’s post also reminded me of the scene in the documentary film Helvetica, where Michael Place from UK-based design firm Build talks candidly about how, for him, design is primarily ...[more]
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
I want to share some notes on the 2012 Summer Design Fellowship poster and some thoughts on design communication. But before I do here’s just a brief introduction for those who are new to the program. Years ago the firm established a ten-week paid Design Fellowship for an exceptional architecture student to work with us over the summer. The application is open to all students who are, at date of submission, enrolled in an accredited professional degree program in the field of architecture.
At some point, to keep things fresh we ...[more]