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Finegold Alexander Architects has appointed Erica Jackson an Associate of the firm.

GUND Partnership has promoted Scott Westerbeke AIA, LEED AP to Associate. Scott joined GUND in 2004 and has worked on a large variety of project types during his tenure, including studio art facilities, dining halls, and student housing for higher education institutions; art galleries; and high-end residential projects.

Gail Kubik Assoc. AIA of Finegold Alexander Architects spoke on a panel at the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture’s session: “A Citizen Architect’s Field Guide to Building Resilience. Get Involved!”

Bechtel Frank Erickson Architects congratulates its two new Registered Architects: Arthur M. Love IV, and Taylor Theriault Assoc. AIA.

JCJ Architecture announces the addition of Chris Pitre AIA as Project Architect to its Boston office. Chris is a graduate of the Boston Architectural College and has been engaged on a variety of building types including hotel, residential, K12, corporate and government.

Finegold Alexander Architects has promoted Lara Pfadt AIA to Sustainability Coordinator for her ongoing leadership in achieving the firm’s AIA 2030 commitment and goals.

Finegold Alexander Architects has appointed Robert Law AIA an Associate of the firm.

Kaplan Construction president named to ENR New England’s 2018 Top Young Professionals list. Nate Peck awarded prestigious honor for industry involvement.

Gail Kubik Assoc. AIA is a 2018 AIA Associates Award Recipient for her advocacy work in Resilient Planning. The AIA Associates Award is given to individual Associate AIA members to recognize outstanding leaders and creative thinkers for significant contributions to their communities and the architecture profession.

SV Design (Siemasko + Verbridge) is pleased to announce the addition of Jesse Chmiel to our Beverly office. Jesse is returning as a Residential Staff Designer, having previously interned in our Interior Design department in 2016. Jesse holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Endicott College and is currently pursuing a Masters in Architecture at Boston Architectural College. Her pursuit in interiors and architecture will allow her to blend the line between the two disciplines.

JCJ Architecture welcomes Anne R. Tansantisuk AIA, LEED AP as Senior Project Architect to its Boston office. Anne is a versatile Architect with experience in projects for College & University, Independent Schools, Laboratory, Civic, Corporate, Embassy and Museum.

Larissa Brown, of Stantec’s Urban Places, has earned the prestigious honor of induction to the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) College of Fellows. Brown is one of just over 600 planning professionals in the country with the FAICP designation, which recognizes excellence in professional practice, teaching and mentoring, research, community service, and leadership. Brown, based in Boston, is a principal in Stantec’s Urban Places, an interdisciplinary team of urban planning, design, mobility, and resilience experts. Throughout her 25 years in the industry, she has been committed to advancing smarter growth, urban revitalization, equitable community development, sustainability, and resilience. As such, Brown provides leadership within the firm’s comprehensive planning practice and resilience groups.

Finegold Alexander Architects announced that the firm has been designated as an SDO-Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) in Massachusetts.

Shepley Bulfinch’s Jennifer Aliber and Angela Watson elected to AIA College of Fellows.

SV Design (Siemasko + Verbridge) welcomes Sandra Harrison to our Chatham office. She brings her knowledge of customer service, graphic design, and marketing to support the SV team with artistic production and administration. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications Media from Fitchburg State University.

SmithGroup welcomes Laurie DaForno AIA, LEED AP, as a project architect with the Boston office’s Science and Technology studio. Laurie has 15 years of experience in the planning, design and construction of large, complex projects, and is excited to help expand SmithGroup’s Science & Technology presence in New England.

Finegold Alexander Architects has appointed Josephine Penta AIA an Associate of the firm.

Margulies Perruzzi Architects’ Daniel P. Perruzzi AIA named Treasurer of Boston Society of Architects/AIA.

TRIA Welcomes Anthony Morra AIA as Senior Project Manager. Experienced architect brings extensive project management skills to the firm’s complex science and technology projects.

GUND Partnership welcomes Valerie Puchades CPSM as Director of Marketing. With her background in strategic planning, she will be helping GUND identify the challenges its clients are facing today and into the future. This knowledge will help GUND’s architects continue to deliver innovative buildings that solve their clients’ most pressing challenges.

GUND Partnership welcomes Steve Dadagian AIA, LEED AP BD+C as Principal. Steve spent much of his early career at GUND. After managing his own practice and serving in a senior role at a local architecture firm, Steve returns as one of four Principals of the firm. Working with the leadership team, Steve will focus on innovative learning environments that respond to changing pedagogies and ideals.

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Regan Shield Ives’ article: “Thinking Inside the Box” was featured in School Planning and Management.

Kaplan Construction completes ninth renovation project at Northeastern University.

Shepley Bulfinch announced that the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has recognized the firm with a 2018 AIA/CAE Education Facility Design Award for the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab at Harvard University in Allston, Mass. The AIA honor is the fifth design award for the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab project.

Shepley Bulfinch announced the completion of Health 2, the University of Houston’s (UH) second health and biomedical sciences building. The newest component of Houston’s Carnegie-Designated Tier One public research institution, Health 2 is a nine-story, 300,000-square-foot facility that provides a new home for the University’s College of Pharmacy, the Student Health Center, community clinical and wellness spaces, and two floors of expanded research space.

Finegold Alexander Architects is working on the VITA condominiums. The new development is located on a prominent corner of Washington Street in the heart of Jamaica Plain, close to the Orange Line at Forest Hills. The 5-story mixed-use residential building will include 82 units in a combination of 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom condominium units, 84 below-grade and 52 surface parking spaces.

Shepley Bulfinch has been selected to design the revitalization of the 108,000-square-foot Student Union building on the University of Massachusetts (UMass) flagship campus in Amherst, Mass. The approximately $55 million Student Union renovation will transform the facility into a modern hub of student activity and interaction, while reinvigorating the historic campus core around it. With a focus on re-connecting the building to nature and the surrounding landscape, the renovated Student Union will radiate outward from the geographical heart of the campus to once again become the nexus of student engagement.

The Flats at 131, recently completed by the Beverly firm Siemasko + Verbridge, is a mixed-use apartment building with a vital pulse in the heart of this up-and-coming downtown area.

Shepley Bulfinch announced the grand opening of John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, the only freestanding pediatric hospital in New York State and one of 43 nationwide. The new $270 million, 410,000-square-foot, 185-bed facility is the regional perinatal center and ACS Level 1 pediatric trauma center. It includes a 64- bed private room neonatal intensive care unit, labor and delivery unit, joint pediatric hematology/oncology unit in partnership with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as well as comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services co-located to meet the growing demand of pediatric and women’s health services for Kaleida Health, Western New York and beyond.

JCJ Architecture is working with Connecticut College, a private liberal arts co-educational residential college to re-imagine and renovate the existing Crozier-Williams Campus Center into a new, energized, central gathering place on campus. The new campus center will capture the unique culture of Conn College where 95% of the 1,800 students live and eat on campus. As a central hub for the campus, the new building will enhance social connections and student engagement on campus.

JCJ Architecture is pleased to be one of a select group of firms invited to provide Laboratory Planning, Design and Construction Phase Services for the University of Massachusetts Lowell, a national research institution. Project scope will include renovations, alterations and upgrades for Science, Engineering and Health Sciences and may include instruction or research spaces, offices and upgrades to building infrastructure.

Cresa announces project team for PTC’s 250,000 sf global headquarters relocation to Boston. Margulies Perruzzi Architects and Gilbane Building Company lead project team for PTC’s cutting-edge workplace design.

Finegold Alexander Architects is spearheading a three-phased design and renovation project at Babson College. A minor library renovation was completed in 2016; this year, the firm is designing a new addition to the Horn Library which will be known as “Babson Commons.” The addition will be designed and dovetailed with major renovations to the first floor of the library. In addition, at a separate site, the firm is leading a team to create Centennial Park, which will be the new home for Babson’s famous Globe and a statue of Roger Babson, and the schools international flags. The projects are scheduled for completion by Fall 2019, in time for the college’s Centennial Celebration.

Margulies Perruzzi Architects revitalizes Framingham office building for national development.

Shepley Bulfinch receives award from the American Institute of Architects for Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab. Firm honored for exemplary design in education facility categories.

Copley Wolff Design Group on team that wins highest-ranking award from 'Architecture at Zero' international design competition. The leading landscape architecture firm receives the prestigious Merit Award for innovative and sustainable planning and design of ‘Bay Area Transect’.

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