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Navigating virtual collaboration

Navigating virtual collaboration

Since March 2020, we’ve all experienced the many ways in which the pandemic has impacted our way of life and taught us how to adapt quickly to change. Through these challenging times, we’ve been continuously inspired by our team’s resilience. From integrating new...

Leading with empathy

Leading with empathy

Empathy calls for us to go beyond ourselves. At Shepley Bulfinch, we value integrating empathy in efforts from the projects we design to the thought leaders who inspire our culture.   Uma Ramanathan, FAIA, LEED AP, has demonstrated throughout her...

Encouraging diverse voices

Encouraging diverse voices

Diversity calls for embracing different perspectives and listening to every voice. When designing new spaces, we believe it’s essential for team members to not only embrace their individuality but to also listen and learn from others. One of the ways professionals...

Innovating traditional spaces

Innovating traditional spaces

We are passionate about pushing boundaries and discovering new architectural solutions. Janette Blackburn, FAIA exemplifies this mentality, developing new paradigms for learning and research environments that house innovative programs, advance strategic goals and...

Not your parents’ downtown Phoenix

Not your parents’ downtown Phoenix

by Joe Herzog, AIA and Alison F. Rainey, AIAThis isn’t your parents’ downtown Phoenix anymore. Until the 1950s, residential neighborhoods flanked the downtown core where citizens flocked for work, shopping, dining, civic and other services. However, by the end of the...

Meet the summer interns

Meet the summer interns

This National Intern Day, we wanted to share a little about our 2021 summer interns. We asked them what they love about working at Shepley Bulfinch, what they've been working on all summer, and the traditional rapid fire Q+A. Christopher Zhu BArch Candidate at the...

Designing the next chapter

Designing the next chapter

by Scott SteffesWalking into Donor Network of Arizona’s (DNA) office today is a breath of fresh air. The light-filled office is colorful and lively, blending texture and form. The office is in constant motion and the mission is seamlessly expressed throughout the...

Top 8 Hospital Master Planning Considerations

Top 8 Hospital Master Planning Considerations

by Jennifer AliberIt might be tempting to think of hospitals and large medical centers as indestructible entities that once built stay built and can be ignored. While that is probably more or less true of the structural system, almost everything else that has been...