Community Impact

We design purpose-driven buildings that bring people together in many ways and on many scales to inspire and foster human engagement - within single structures or entire neighborhoods, or between nations.

Stamford Hospital: Humanizing Healthcare

visitor room

The new Stamford Hospital exemplifies integrated architectural and interior design driven by empathy for patients, as well as by the demands of systems and technologies. Contract magazine spotlights how high-touch features and personalized spaces are transforming healthcare delivery and the patient experience, improving outcomes.  

A New Emergency Department for Our Community

Stamford Hospital Lobby

A renowned leader in patient-centered healing, Stamford Health details the innovative zoning of their new ED in Healthline, where different colors signify patients' level of acuity, supporting operational flow and patient privacy. Built with staff in mind, this emergency department supports a high-response level that ensures the needs of patients and their families are met.

EYP MassChallenge Scholarship Update

by Jeff Schantz

In June of 2016, at the start of a new MassChallenge Accelerator program, 12 start-ups applied for the EYP Scholarship for Design Innovation. Our goal was to identify and support start-ups who inspire creativity and problem-solving through design.

EYP 2017 MassChallenge Scholarship

by Jeff Schantz

EYP is a passionate innovation culture, so we feel a special connection to MassChallenge, whose mission is to catalyze a startup renaissance. Inspired by their entrepreneurial drive, the EYP Scholarship for Design Innovation will identify and support start-ups that inspire creativity and problem-solving through design.

Beacons of Light: Modern Buildings for University Clients

Bethune Dining Hall at dusk

Architecture DC showcases a modernization/new construction project: the Bethune Dining Hall Annex at Howard University. An AIA DC Merit Award Winner, the building exemplifies the trend for campus facilities that let in the sunshine to enhance the student experience, foster community, and advance energy and sustainability goals. This signature design has dramatically “transformed a stopping place for food into a happy social and cultural gathering place.”  

UVA's Gibbons House named for former slave couple

The University named its newest residence hall after a former slave couple as part of an ongoing effort to recognize the role of slavery in the its history and to educate the members of the community about the role of enslaved persons at U.Va.