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Arrowstreet welcomes new hires Marissa Fabrizio, Abigail Gervais, Anthony Sanchez AIA, and Benjamin Thomas.

Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture firm with offices in Boston, Houston and Phoenix, announced today that it has named three new principals to the firm, Derek Noble AIA, LEED AP, Alison F. Rainey AIA, and Chris Waltz AIA, LEED AP.

Chris brings more than 20 years of experience designing academic and healthcare facilities of increasing size and complexity in the U.S. and Europe. His healthcare experience focuses on managing projects of all sizes and scales, including bed towers, ambulatory facilities, cancer centers, academic medical centers, and specialty centers. He thrives working with healthcare planners to transform a planning solution into a functional, efficient, and sustainable building. His academic design experience focuses on social academic spaces such as student centers, residence halls, and libraries, and he thrives at using design to convey the importance of these spaces to the informal learning process on campus. Chris brings a strong technical background to his projects with special expertise in accessibility, sustainability, and building technology.

Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture firm with offices in Boston, Houston and Phoenix, announced today that it has named three new principals to the firm, Derek Noble AIA, LEED AP, Alison F. Rainey AIA, and Chris Waltz AIA, LEED AP.

A design leader at Shepley Bulfinch since 2009, Alison focuses on designing environments and spaces for living, learning and healing for clients and their communities. She is passionate about fostering cross-functional collaborative design processes to create projects that have a positive impact on the environment and society. Alison’s expertise is grounded in urban infill, adaptive re-use and multifaceted renovations, as well as large scale new construction.  She has led design teams in the delivery of projects mixed-use/affordable housing, student housing, campus centers, libraries, hospitals, retail environments, and STEM projects.

Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture firm with offices in Boston, Houston and Phoenix, announced today that it has named three new principals to the firm, Derek Noble AIA, LEED AP, Alison F. Rainey AIA, and Chris Waltz AIA, LEED AP.

As an architect, designer, and artist, Derek is driven by a collaborative process and creative problem solving, which lead to imaginative and thoughtfully designed projects. His exceptional design and visualization skills result in compelling environments that yield memorable experiences. Responding to the specifics of each project, Derek strives to find the balance between space and place-making, and his expertise ranges from complex renovations to new construction projects with challenging programmatic requirements. Derek contributes more than 25 years of design experience in architectural and interior design, space programming and planning, site design, and construction methodology to his new role at Shepley Bulfinch.

Lori Cowles AIA

HMFH Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of Lori Cowles AIA, LEED AP as president. A principal and project leader, Lori joined HMFH in 1995 and today leads education and civic design projects for the Cambridge-based, Women-Owned firm. As part of the HMFH’s continuing leadership transition, Lori succeeds longtime president George Metzger AIA, who will continue as a director and senior principal with a focus on client relations, practice strategy, and leadership development.

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