HAIO Challenges Designers to Reduce Hospital-Associated Infections (HAIs)

Patients sometimes contract healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) during their medical or surgical treatments.

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MCHC Rock the Boat

Pictured above: Dr. Azzie Young, Director of MCHC; Principal Steve Van Ness and Janet Van Ness

 

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Space Agency Approves SBA Design for Healthcare Facility on Mars

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

International Space Station. -- (April 1, 2015) –  

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Women in Architecture Series

Interview with Ai Kurokawa, LEED AP – Senior Associate

Ai is a project manager at Steffian Bradley Architects (SBA) based in our Boston office. She sat down with us to talk about her experiences as a woman in architecture. 

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Women in Architecture Series

 

Interview with Teresa Wilson, AIA, LEED AP - Principal

Teresa is an architect and a Principal at Steffian Bradley Architects (SBA) based in our Boston office. She sat down with us to talk about her experiences as a woman in architecture. 

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Women in Architecture Series

 

A Conversation with Nicole Ward

Nicole is an interior designer working in our Boston Office.  She recently sat down with us to talk about her experiences as a woman in the design industry.

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Women in Architecture Series

Interview with Shelley Harris, AIA, LEED AP

 

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Women in Architecture Series

 

Mary Witt Shares "Why Interior Design?"

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Women in Architecture Series

Interview with Kirsten Waltz, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP

 

Kirsten is a Stockholder at Steffian Bradley Architects and is the Managing Principal of SBA’s Connecticut Office. She sat down with us to talk about her experiences as a women in architecture. 

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Vertical Rush 2015

 

SBA London proudly completed the Vertical Rush Challenge at Tower 42 in aid of Shelter UK.

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Building Bridges

Blog Post by Ai Kurokawa, LEED AP

 

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Architect Valentines

If you are a fan of blogs and you happen to be in the AEC industry, you've probably heard of the blog "Coffee with an Architect." Last year, "Coffee with an Architect" saved some of us by posting these funny 

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Technology & Information Sharing - BIM

Steffian Bradley Architects has employed BIM (Autodesk Revit) as our primary design and production tool for all of our projects since 2007. BIM creates a digital representation of the physical and functional characteristics of a building in a virtual environment. 
 

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How Boston Plans to Host the 2024 Olympics Games

Last week Boston secured its bid to represent the US as a contending host city for the 2024 summer Olympic games. The possibility poses great potential opportunities for the city of Boston, but not without significant draw backs.

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Wearable Technology in the Healthcare Industry

Post by Denise Murphy, MBA - Senior Marketing Coordinator

 

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Brave New World? Architecture, Automation, and the Age of Modernity

Post by Martin Gillatt RIBA, Director of SBA Vancouver

 

Have you ever thought that the traditional architect’s office might all but disappear?

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The Peter Steffian Mentorship Award at SBA

 

The Italian architect Renzo Piano says “You cannot be an architect until you are 50 years old.”  He is referring to the number of mistakes, mediocre design solutions and errors in judgment that must be made along the road to competence, and eventually expertise.

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SBA Interior Designer Serves as Balloon Handler for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

 

On Thanksgiving Day 2014, SBA Interior Designer Mary Witt and friend Brendan Ross were not simply watching the parade on television—they were guiding the Adventure Time Balloon through the three mile parade route!

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Memory Care Facilities: Considerations

 

Post by Joe Sirkovich, AIA, LEED AP BD + C - Principal

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Project Update: The Hospital of Central Connecticut Cancer Center and Medical Office Building

 

The Building Exterior as of October 28th.

Post by Diane Verdi, AIA, LEED AP—Project Manager

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Throwback Thursday: Halloween Edition

 

SBA Architects & Designers Show Off their Ghosts of Halloween Past & Present!

“The right to bear arms” Tony Miniscalco, AIA, LEED AP, 2012

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Cancer Center Design

Post by Bob Humenn, AIA – Principal

 

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Giving Back: SBA CT Spends Day with Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity

Springfield, MA— The day started with donuts. Carpet flew from second story windows, invading brush was chopped down to the roots, and pizza was devoured at the Habitat for Humanity build day on Friday, Oct. 3rd.

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Spotlight On! Derek Noble, AIA, LEED AP—Principal

 

Spotlight On! is an #sbablog feature that gives readers a close-up look at SBA’s architects and designers.

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Spotlight On! Eddie Widofsky, AIA, LEED AP, BO – Senior Associate

 

Spotlight On! is an #sbablog feature that gives readers a close-up look at SBA’s architects and designers. This month, we are celebrating Academic Design, so we will be featuring three of SBA's Academic Design Specialists. 

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Kent Hospital Designed for LEED Silver – Wins Gold!

 

When designers at SBA set a goal, we work endlessly to make sure those goals are achieved. But how delightful it is when we find out that our products exceed even our own high expectations!

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Kaleidoscope of Design

Post by Lindsay Comeaux Schnarr

 

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Bad Architectural Haikus

Haikus by Erika Zekos and Samantha VanSchoick, Marketing Coordinator

 

Illustrations by Samantha VanSchoick

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The Lament of a Lefty Designer

Post by Diane Verdi-Lukomski, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

 

Diane Verdi-Lukomski

“You must be so creative!”

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  • HAIO Challenges Designers to Reduce Hospital-Associated Infections (HAIs)

    Patients sometimes contract healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) during their medical or surgical treatments. According to a patient resource website, patientcarelink.org, HAIs can occur in a variety of settings, from hospital and surgery centers to ambulatory clinics,

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  • SBA Wins 6th ASHE Vista Award for New Construction

      Steffian Bradley Architects (SBA) is pleased to announce that we are part of the team receiving the 2015 VISTA award sponsored by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). The Baystate Health Project Team, including SBA along with Suffolk Construction and R

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  • SBA Principal to Moderate SMPS CT Panel

      Principal Chris Waltz will be moderating 'Connecticut Projects & Projections,' the final program of the Society for Marketing Professional Services Connecticut Chapter (SMPS CT) 2014/15 season. The program will discuss what is happening in Connecticut's A/E/C

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  • Baystate South Wing Tour

      Architects and designers at Steffian Bradley Architect’s (SBA) Connecticut Office recently had the chance to tour the Baystate South Wing and Pharmacy Relocation Project at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. The project has been under construction for about

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  • MCHC Rock the Boat

    Pictured above: Dr. Azzie Young, Director of MCHC; Principal Steve Van Ness and...

      Principal Steve Van Ness accompanied by his wife Janet Van Ness, public health consultant at  John Snow, Inc., attended the 19th annual ‘Rock the Boat’  fundraising gala in early May. Launched in 1997, the event raises funds to support the work of the Mattapan

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  • 10/23/2015

    Located on an island off Xiamen, a major city in southeastern China, Gulangyu is a small 0.77-square-mile pedestrian-only tourist destination that is home to approximately 20,000 residents. On Gulangyu’s narrow streets, only electric tourist buggies and a few fire trucks provide any vehicular traffic. Songyu ferry terminal had currently become inadequate to meet the demands of local and

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  • 10/22/2015

    2014 was a year of breakthroughs for development in Qianhai, China. This rapidly expanding hot spot saw extensive new construction, financial innovations, property development, and institutional progress. 20 important projects were initiated by Qianhai in December.    Investment for these new projects totaled more than $16 billion (US). They will include permanent

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  • 06/15/2015

    The new Art Performance Center at Berkshire Hills Music Academy is currently in design and we couldn't wait to share these exterior sketches by Principal Designer Derek Noble, AIA, LEED AP. To learn more about this project, check out our previous blog post.   

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  • 04/06/2015

    Reception Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) intends to open a 21,300 square-foot Outpatient Oncology and Infusion Center in Waltham, Massachusetts. This Center will provide cancer patients with ongoing evaluation, planning, treatment, and follow-up services subsequent to diagnosis. It is intended to accommodate the growing needs of MGH’s Cancer Center patients who are seeking care closer to

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  • 03/18/2015

    Located in the hills of South Hadley, Massachusetts, Berkshire Hills Music Academy (BHMA) is dedicated to facilitate the education and support of young adults with Williams syndrome and other special needs to develop life skills through the use of music activities and training.  SBA is developing a design for the historic campus that integrates the original Skinner estate with a new state

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