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Meet the Summer 2022 Interns

Meet the Summer 2022 Interns

Every year, Shepley Bulfinch welcomes a team of interns to dive into project work across the firm. As their internships come to a close, we asked them what they’ve been working on all summer, why they chose Shepley, and a series of rapid fire questions.  Rapid fire...

Meet Bob Mohr, AIA

Meet Bob Mohr, AIA

Bob Mohr, senior architect, is driven by a belief that architects should always act as responsible members of society and stewards of our planet. His design practice over the past 20 years has spanned the United States and globally, including Europe, North Africa, and...

Student Life Design

Student Life Design

Impacting campus wellnessby Amanda Vigneau, NCIDQ and Kalyn Pavlinic, NCIDQUMASS Amherst | Student Union RenovationAs interior designers, we have the opportunity and responsibility to help students achieve deeper levels of engagement in their learning, social...

The technology balancing act

The technology balancing act

by Derek Noble, AIAUniversity of Notre Dame | Hesburgh Library As our world reopens from COVID isolation, we are entering back into undefined territory – a form of hybrid existence. As architects, in our hybrid, post COVID world, technology is driving design and the...

Developing our Bulfinches

Developing our Bulfinches

At Shepley Bulfinch, we’re a culture that values knowledge transfer and supporting team members’ continuous education. Whether we’re facilitating network introductions or providing tips on exam preparation, we’re always seeking ways to help each other learn and adapt...

Evolving Urban Planning

Evolving Urban Planning

Embracing The Urban Challengeby Joe Herzog, AIACAV | Next Tucson Nearly 60% of Americans live in urban environments and that percentage is rapidly increasing. We are in the middle of an unprecedented age of mass urbanization. Shepley Bulfinch’s Urban Planning and...

Welcome to the hybrid library

Welcome to the hybrid library

by Kelly Brubaker, AIAVirginia Commonwealth University | Cabell LibraryLibraries have grown to become the intellectual and social hubs of campus, where, prior to March 2020, students, researchers, and faculty gathered to collaborate and connect. Now, almost two years...

Designing for people and planet

Designing for people and planet

by Matt Gifford, AIA and Pete Rasmussen, AIAYale New Haven Hospital | Smilow Cancer HospitalCreating human-centered designs At Shepley Bulfinch, we approach sustainability holistically, evaluating the broad range of elements that the term “sustainability” encompasses...

Modernizing construction conventions

Modernizing construction conventions

by Michelle Mantegna, AIA, EDACAs an industry shifting toward leaner processes and multidisciplinary collaboration, there’s been a need to evolve the process of RFIs, or Requests for Information. At the onset of construction for the Mayo Clinic’s East Expansion, we...

Hybrid theory–a shift in mentorship

Hybrid theory–a shift in mentorship

by Scott Steffes with Allie BosargeSince early on in my career, I have been very fond of mentorship. I relish many aspects of this unique collaboration but among the most enjoyable is the ability to see the growth of young designers’ creativity. I have mentored and...

Balancing historical integrity in forward-thinking communities

Balancing historical integrity in forward-thinking communities

The new Chemistry Building and Commons at the University of Arizona re-envisions a historic structure into an innovative, 21st century, collaborative classroom building at the heart of the active, historic campus mall. The robust feasibility analysis and programming...

Committing to healthy and sustainable materials

Committing to healthy and sustainable materials

Photo by Nic LehouxSustainable and human-centered design is inherent to Shepley Bulfinch's design philosophy and practice. We approach sustainability holistically, evaluating the broad range of elements that the term "sustainability" encompasses and pursuing those...