RH wins Best Retail Design at IIDA New England Design Awards

February 27, 2014

300 people attended the 7th Annual IIDA New England Interior Design Awards at the Revere Hotel. Restoration Hardware won top prize in the retail category. The team included Bergmeyer Associates, Inc., Backen Gillam Kroeger Architects, Trainor Commercial Construction, Ross De Alessi Lighting Design, Bentley Meeker, McNamara/Salvia Inc., and RW Sullivan Engineering

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The AIA 2030 Commitment: Women Leading Sustainable Design

February 10, 2014
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The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) is working to change the culture of the building industry so that women’s work is acknowledged, respected and valued. I was honored when the BWAF invited me to be a guest blogger. Fully aware that women arewoefully under-represented in the field of architecture, I looked instead at the many thought-leaders I have come to know in the world of sustainable design. A re-posting of my BWAF blog follows:    … [Read More]

The AIA 2030 Commitment: What We Need to Hear

February 2, 2014
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My fellow Americans:

For tonight’s State-of-the-Union address, I’d like to share a vision with you all. A vision of a world where people work together to assure that fresh air, clean water, wholesome foods, and free, bountiful energy will be available for future generations as long as humankind exists.

This is called sustainability. Don’t we all want to live in this world? If we could make this vision real, what would it take?

Let’s begin … [Read More]