The AIA 2030 Commitment: A New Year’s Revolution

December 29, 2014
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Here it comes again. New Year’s Day. Time to press the reset button and set noble and ambitious goals for 2015.

What are yours? Lose weight. Get organized. Save money. Quit smoking. All good, but all self-oriented. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. The desire to improve one’s self and bring a certain calendrically-enhanced discipline to the pursuit is great. But have you ever made a New Year’s resolution to try to improve something … [Read More]

Repositioning 699 Boylston Street

December 17, 2014
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699 Boylston Street – a highly visible building at the corner of Boylston and Exeter Streets in Boston’s Back Bay – had long attracted sneers by its neighbors and the general public. Recognizing the vast potential of the site, AEW Capital Management purchased the building and quickly committed to repositioning the building to retain key tenants and attract new, specifically targeted tenants. Bergmeyer worked closely with AEW, the client’s property manager, and corporate and retail … [Read More]

Endicott College balances innovation and efficiency for new student residence

December 4, 2014
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With the goal of increasing student involvement on campus and strengthening the relationship with the community, Endicott College is adding a new student residence for upperclassmen. The project is just one of a handful of the latest improvements to the campus that has been shepherded by College President Dr. Richard E. Wylie.

In order to meet the College’s goal of adding nearly 300 beds next year, the new residence hall had an extremely tight schedule. … [Read More]

Sonja Haviland honored with PAVE Rising Star Award

December 4, 2014
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At the 18th edition of the PAVE Annual Gala last night, Sonja Haviland was honored with the 2014 Rising Star Award! The award was created in 2007 to recognize the achievements of individuals who have demonstrated talent, vision, and implementation in the retail environment. The event, which took place on December 3 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York, brings together retail design industry luminaries and industry supporters together for networking, dinner, awards and an … [Read More]

JD Myers featured in BSA Student Design Showcase

December 3, 2014
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Every year, the BSA Membership Committee invites the best of local student work for consideration in the BSA Student Design Showcase, and then celebrates the best of the best at the BSA Space. The jury was impressed with the quality, thoughtfulness, and quantity of the submissions. One of the finalists chosen for the showcase is Bergmeyer’s own, JD Myers, an exceptionally talented designer with a vast skill set.

JD Myers is 28 and grew up … [Read More]