The AIA 2030 Commitment: A Climate Change Client?

January 20, 2015
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I am frequently reminded of the difference between skepticism and cynicism. A certain amount of skepticism is necessary to form an honest critical evaluation. Be skeptical when you must. But avoid cynicism. It erodes objectivity.

I recently attended a public forum on the likely effects of climate change on my home town, Boston, Massachusetts. The first panelist was a historian. She had archival maps showing how Boston’s waterfront had been modified over the centuries. Next … [Read More]

Adaptation – Post Fashion Show Exhibit

January 19, 2015
IIDA Fashion Show Exhibit

Bergmeyer is pleased to have designed the exhibit for the IIDA New England Fashion Show Exhibit, on display for the next month at The Innovation and Design Building. Printing for exhibition material was generously provided by ARC Document Solutions, located in the ID Building.

IIDA New England invites members of the design community and industry partners to take a closer look at the 2014 fashion show winners. Join us for a cocktail reception … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: TJ DiFeo

January 14, 2015
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The Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of interviews featuring Bergmeyer’s professionals. This month’s spotlight is on TJ DiFeo, Associate

Years with Bergmeyer: 3

What led you to study architecture?

One of my favorite questions, and while I could give you my standard answer, The Brady Bunch (because of the girl that said “architects are groovy”), clearly that is a joke. I guess it really started with my childhood. Most of my young life I … [Read More]

Professional Development – Being in the Conversation

January 12, 2015
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Brandon Graska of Bergmeyer was invited to participate recently in the NCARB Intern Think Tank. Here, he talks about the event and the importance of professional development for aspiring architects.

Involvement in a professional organization pertaining to one’s career or skill set can play a big part in shaping the industry. Becoming involved in this capacity has potential to impact more than just the individual; it affects everyone in their professional network, their peers, and … [Read More]

An Unlikely Story on CBS News Sunday Morning

January 5, 2015
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From CBS News Sunday Morning, “Rita Braver talks to the author of the best-selling book in the nation: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. It turns out, cartoonist Jeff Kinney’s success story is a tale worthy of its own work of fiction.”

Bergmeyer has been working with author Jeff Kinney on a new community building in Plainville. The project at 111 South Street is a catalyst for the local community. The bookstore, café, … [Read More]