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Regan Shields Ives AIA was recognized with a 2018 Women of FIRE award from Banker & Tradesman.

Kaplan Construction is pleased to announce Timothy McCabe has joined the firm as a senior project manager. Tim brings more than 20 years of experience to Kaplan Construction, where he will be responsible for leading project delivery and managing client relationships.

JCJ Architecture welcomes Ryan Rendano Assoc. AIA, LEED GA, to its growing team in New York City. Ryan received his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Architecture from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Prior to joining JCJ, Ryan held a position as a Green Building Researcher with UMass Campus Planning.

TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on science and technology organizations bringing new discoveries to the market, is pleased to announce that Wing Fu has joined the firm as a lab planner. With more than 19 years of experience as a research scientist, Wing brings a unique perspective to TRIA’s lab planning, programming, and design team. She joins core team members, principal Jeannie Thacker AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, and director of programming and planning Jane Kepros, LEED Green Associate, in providing TRIA’s clients with invaluable insight into the creation of scientist-designed labs and research spaces that support end-users’ optimal workflow in the lab.

Steven McCormack
Steven McCormack

Steven McCormack, LEED Green was promoted to Job Captain and has been with the firm since 2016 and has over 6-years’ experience within the industry. Steven is working on the Westford Fire Headquarters in Westford and Framingham’s Fire Station #2.

Alberto Salvatore
Alberto Salvatore

Steffian Bradley Architects (SBA) is excited to announce that Alberto Salvatore, NCARB, EDAC, has joined our firm as a principal and lead healthcare expert.  Alberto brings more than 35 years of experience in healthcare functional programming, master planning, department planning, and overall architectural design. He has successfully led teams nationally and internationally on projects large and small. He is a leader in the development of the interdisciplinary design team approach to project delivery (IDT), from strategic and operational planning through the building implementation process and the definition of the Environment of Care Concept.

Finegold Alexander Architects has appointed Erica Jackson to Associate.

SMMA welcomes Adrian Walters AIA, LEED AP BD+C, as Director of Life Science Studio.

Elizabeth Apeldoorn
Elizabeth Apeldoorn

Elizabeth Apeldoorn, RA recently passed the registration exams and has received final confirmation from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Elizabeth joined the firm in 2013 and is currently leading renovations for two Fire Stations in Everett and an integral team member on the new Police Station in Medford.

CannonDesign welcomes Senior Vice President Toni Loiacano AIA, NCARB, LEED AP to our Boston office. She is a seasoned architect with 16 years’ experience who is passionate about designing for the future of learning, collaboration and research.

Stantec announced that Doyle Johnson has joined the firm as a principal for Science & Technology, within the firm’s Building’s group, to support the growth of the market sector across New England and beyond. As a strategic addition to the team, Johnson brings more than 30 years of industry experience, with a longstanding specialty in the science and technology sector.

Finegold Alexander Architects has appointed Robert Law AIA to Associate.

Studio G Architects is pleased to announce that Keihly Moore is now a licensed architect in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, bringing the firm to a total of six licensed architects. Joining Studio G Architects in 2015, Keihly’s experience includes work on a variety of projects with a focus on multifamily housing and educational projects.

Finegold Alexander Architects has appointed Josephine Penta, AIA LEED AP to Associate.

Kaplan Construction is proud to announce that its president, Nathan Peck, has been named to Engineering News-Record (ENR) Magazine’s National Top 20 Under 40 list. An independent panel of judges reviewed the top-scoring regional honorees from ENR’s 2018 Top Young Professionals list to select a National Top 20 Under 40 list to represent the industry’s top rising leaders. Previously one of 11 honorees from across the New England region, Nate was the sole ambassador from the New England region to be named to the National list.

SV Design, Siemasko + Verbridge is pleased to announce the addition of John (JR) Peterson to our Beverly office as an architectural project manager.   JR lived most of his life in Philadelphia where he obtained his BA from Temple University. He has relocated to the North Shore from Cleveland where he has spent the last 4 years. His career has been focused primarily in the residential sector of architecture, but his experience covers all facets of the industry ranging from carpentry, industrial engineering (metal fabrication), design build practices and corporate prototyping.

Finegold Alexander Architects has promoted Lara Pfadt AIA, LEED AP BD+C to Sustainability Strategist.

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JCJ Architecture is designing a 69,00-square-foot Supportive Housing facility located where two of NYC’s major street grids come together. Housing units are complemented by spaces for administration, support functions, a garden and a 9th-floor roof patio. This complex seeks to revolutionize and change the perception and experience of supportive housing.

SMMA recently began construction on Somerville High School, a 386,000-square-foot new comprehensive high school on historic Central Hill that serves 1,595 students.

SMMA breaks ground on the new National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) headquarters in Belmont, a 15,000-square-foot global hub for Armenian culture and study.

Finegold Alexander Architects’ project The Lucas, has been honored by Engineering News-Record (ENR) with an Award of Merit in the Residential/Hospitality category.

D’Agostino Izzo Quirk Architects has provided comprehensive architectural services for the Boston Red Sox in a multiyear plan to expand and renovate Fenway Park. Project components include improvements to the ballpark's infrastructure, life safety, concession areas, restrooms, high-definition video boards, and advertising signage. Press areas, premium seating, luxury suites, club seating, and lounge areas were also renovated. Construction was accomplished over off-seasons, allowing the facility to remain fully operational during the baseball season. This year the firm completed the Jim Beam Dugout Suite, a field-level group-seating area beyond the Red Sox dugout, and added a new row of seating in left field.

RADIUS—one of PCA’s current collaborations with The Mount Vernon Company—will become a welcoming gateway to the City of Boston. The 5- and 6-story multifamily housing development on Western Avenue, with 132 units, 5,000 square feet of retail, and a 4,000 square feet roof deck with ground-floor retail, will activate a dynamic public realm for residents and the community on this busy urban intersection.

Finegold Alexander Architects’ project B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim Synagogue, has won a 2018 AIA/IFFRA Faith & Form Award in the category of Religious Architecture: Adaptive Re-Use, Re-Purpose.

Finegold Alexander Architects recently completed the interior restoration at the First Church of Christ, Scientist’s Mother Church Original building. The firm has been serving in an executive capacity coordinating and overseeing the multiphased, six-year project for the First Church of Christ, Scientist’s The Mother Church Original (TMCO) and The Mother Church Extension (TMCX), slated for completion in 2022. Along with the team of Envelope & building exterior restoration specialist Simpson Gumpertz & Heger and Electrical & Fire Protection services by Arup, the firm is fully restoring the entire complex and bringing it to up to contemporary standards for long-term use for the congregation.

PCA has brought an innovative planning and design approach to an existing retail site near Portsmouth, NH. Veridian Apartments offers an attractive alternative to more expensive city living for younger working professionals with 94 units and amenity spaces. The new density and mix of activities, with access to upscale retail, restaurant and entertainment tenants, creates an active, 24/7 neighborhood with a dynamic, downtown feel.

Construction is underway on the expansion of Lesley University’s Art and Design Studios to create a dedicated 11,000-square-foot Animation Studio and 130-seat screening room. PCA’s design creates new spaces that will give the dispersed animation students a true home, creating cutting edge studios for all forms of animation, from stop-motion to a new Virtual Effects Studio (VFX). 

JCJ Architecture is assisting Success Academy with its first full-design effort for a high school in New York City. The fastest growing charter network in the US, Success Academy has retained JCJ to adapt 100,000 square feet of the former Bronx County Courthouse into fresh, agile and contemporary educational spaces. The historic building was completed in 1915 and will be reenvisioned to support a challenging and progressive program that helps student-scholars develop skills, prepare for a college education, and grow into informed and thoughtful citizens.

Studio G Architects recently completed Atlantis Charter School in Fall River, Massachusetts. The K-12, 94,000-square-foot school is divided into three wings, a Lower School for Grades K-6, an Upper School for Grades 7-12, and a Gymnasium wing shared by all 1,400 students.

Finegold Alexander Architects’ project Temple Israel, has won a 2018 AIA/IFFRA Faith & Form Award in the category of Religious Architecture: New Facilities

PCA’s repositioning of Arsenal Yards is underway. With the razing of the '80s retail addition and the connector walkway, this mixed use development is starting to take shape. Buildings A, E and B2 have already broken ground, with Building F following close behind and construction drawings are underway for Buildings C and D, which are the last of the (6) to go.

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