IIDA N.E. Interior Design Winners
oston, MA - Several New England design firms were recognized this week in 11 categories for outstanding Interior Design and excellence in teamwork. Over 250 designers, architects, brokers, contractors and vendors celebrated the event at Boston’s MFA. Professional designers throughout New England were invited to nominate their work and the project partners that helped make it a reality. The program aimed at celebrating the interior design profession and honoring teamwork. All projects were displayed throughout the evening and the winners were announced live at the event. Projects were judged outside of New England by members of the MidAtlantic chapter of IIDA. IIDA New England Board members presented the awards. Two student scholarships were also presented. IIDA has 29 chapters and 10 forums around the world committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and advancing interior design through knowledge. Congratulations 2009 Winners! Education Morgan State University Sasaki Associates Design Collective, Inc. Henry Adams, Inc. Hope Furrer Associates, Inc. Hess Construction Co. Honorable Mention Johnson & Wales University Student Service Center ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge Haworth Creative Office Environments Walsh Brothers TMP Consulting Engineers Roll Barresi & Associates Healthcare MaineGeneral Health Harold Alfond Ctr for Cancer Care TRO Jung|Brannen SMRT, Inc. H.P. Cummings Construction Honorable Mention Concord Hospital New Pediatric Unit Lavalee Brensinger Architects Yeaton Associates C & M Engineering Bruss Construction Hostpitality/Retail D SCALE Furnishings Store Duffy Design Group GTI Properties Trickett Woodworks Sergio Wandembruck Emporio Beraldin Research Genzyme Corporation, Science Center. ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge Steelcase Design Partnership
Office Environments Of NE Bovis Lend Lease Consultants New England Laboratory TMP Consulting Engineers Residential - Private 360 Newbury St. Private Res. ADD Inc Meichi Peng Design Studio Walsh Brothers Mercedes Ferrando Curry Woodworking Montage Residential - Multi Unit Archstone North Point ADD Inc. Suffolk Construction Cosentini Associates Cavanaugh Tocci Associates, Inc. LAM Partners Inc. Creative Office Pavilion Office Under 20,000sf Analysis Group CBT Architects Office Resources Front Studio HLB Avteg Consulting Engineers Office 20,000sf– 50,000sf Monitor-Doblin Sasaki Associates, Inc. Turner Construction Cosentini Associates Thornton Tomasetti The Code Group Office Environments Office 50,000sf– 80,000sf Nuvera Fuel Cells Corporate HQ Margulies Perruzzi Architects Nuvera Fuel Cells Erland Construction RDK Engineers Rolf Jensen & Associates, Inc. OFFICE over 80,000sf Puma North America Spagnolo Gisness & Assoc. J.Calnan Associates Heathrow Office Office Resources Boston Light Source AHA Consulting Engineers Best in Show Analysis Group CBT Architects Office Resources Front Studio HLB Avteg Consulting Engineers Student - Undergraduate FP3 Lofts Megan Dobstaff Wentworth Honorable Mention Bluth & Associates: Attorney at Law Olena Ivanina Wentworth Student-Graduate New Generation Genealogy Library Connie Fong
Margulies Perruzzi Wins IIDA Award Boston, MA - Margulies Perruzzi Architects announced that its work on the corporate headquarters for Nuvera Fuel Cells was honored with an Interior Design Award in the Office Category (50,000-80,000sf) from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) of New England. The Third Annual Awards program celebrates outstanding interior design and honors excellence in teamwork. Nuvera Fuel Cells is creating the world’s energy source for the future. Large windows looking into the manufacturThe development of its new corporate ing area allows clients to see the space without interrupting manufacturing processes. headquarters in Billerica was part of a strategy to increase collaboration and top plane is exposed ceiling, ductwork and productivity, as well as address a growcabling. ing need for additional lab space. Erland Construction was the general The installation of a three-planed ceiling eliminated the feeling of empty contractor for this project; RDK Engineers space, while also assisting in creating the provided the mechanical, electrical and traffic path. The lowest plane is pendant plumbing (MEP) engineering; and the fire lighting, the next level is an aluminum grid, code specialist was Rolf Jensen Associdesigned to “lower” the ceiling height. The ates.
IIDA Awards CBT ‘Best in Show’ Boston, MA - CBT took and splashes of vibrant colhome top honors in the New ors are integrated to achieve England Chapter of the Interthe high-intensity energy national Interior Design Assoof New York. Lighting was ciation’s (IIDA) third annual used to strengthen the perInterior Design Awards for its ception of natural light and design of Analysis Group’s expansiveness of space. IlNew York City office located luminated ceiling panels in in the heart of Rockefeller lounge and pantry, and indiCenter. The project received rect cove light in offices crefirst place in the under 20,000sf ates softness and warmness office category, as well as the in the space. “Best in Show Award” from all Interior view of awardThe design team 10 categories. worked to ensure that enwinning Analysis Group As part of Analysis vironmental considerations office. Group’s program requirements, and energy efficiency were the New York office features 100% private integrated into the design and construction offices for individual workspace, along by including energy saving measures such with conference rooms, informal meeting as motion sensors and daylighting. The areas, lounge, pantry, production and mail space features a demountable office front rooms. system, which allows the wall system to Unique and custom materials were be removed and reused in another location, incorporated into the design, and artwork and the carpet contains recycled content.
Duffy Gets IIDA Best Retail Project Award Boston, MA - Duffy Design Group was recently presented with the International Interior Design Association’s (IIDA) 2009 New England Interior Design Award for Best Retail Project. Duffy Design Group’s award winning entry was D Scale, a modern furnishings and accessories store owned by Dennis Duffy. The building, which had once been used for manufacturing, had great exposure to the street. The upper level, three feet above street level, would still have13 foot ceiling heights. The lower level, below grade would still have exposure to the street from the existing building openings. In order to maximize this and to highlight the industrial “bones” of the space, the upper floor plate was pulled away from the exterior wall, allowing more natural light to penetrate to the lower level. In contrast with the raw steel columns and granite façade, the interior was designed to convey a
The interior of D Scale was designed to convey a sense of luxe modernism. sense of luxe modernism. Thirty-inch-wide horizontal bands of masonite projected off of the interior walls, finished in a sensuous graphic presence. Other finishes utilized, such as the leather and steel clad columns and the warm grey ash, provide a synergistic contrast to the raw, industrial elements of the base building.
Published on Jul 24, 2009
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