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2016 Year in Review

| November 29, 2016

As the AEC industry evolves the trends and hot topics emerge…or is it the other way around?  High-Profile’s 2016 annual review provides a shortcut to informative, and often inspiring articles published for those who have an interest in the design and construction of our facilities and the direction our industry is headed.
We have also included a few selected case studies as by-line articles worth noting.

Note: Links lead to the articles in the HP blog.

January
Welcoming the New Year: 2016 Are We Doing Enough? by Chad Wisler
2016 Forecast –  by Bud LaRosa
Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency by Jerome L. Garciano
Mixed Use, the New Normal by J.F. Finn, III
2015 Planning Tips for Contractors
The Hot Potato of Indemnification by Robert Barresi
Design Along the Edges by Stephanie Goldberg
Keep Mass. Solar Industry Bright: State Legislature Urged to Pass Legislation to Lift Solar Net Metering Cap by Glenn Kingsbury
February
Beyond Wet and Dry: The Changing Landscape of the Life Sciences Workplace by Chu Foxlin
Live/Work/Play: 101 Station Drive Provides State-of-the Art Office Space at University Station by Dan Peruzzi
Life Science and Construction by Jason Theberge
Throughout Boston, Revitalization of Long-Forgotten Public Spaces by Greg Galer 
Marr Shores St. Luke’s  Church by Katherine Marr
A Modern-Day Office Space and the New Role of a Millwork Subcontractor by Grant Caldwell
March
UMass Amherst, Old Chapel: The Return of a Beloved Landmark to Campus Life by Regan Shields and Hilary Williams
Makerspaces on the Rise for Interdisciplinary Higher Education By Toni Loiacano AIA
A New Gateway for a Historic Campus by Joshua Aisenberg
A Collaborative Approach to Strategic School Security Plans by Peter J. Davey
Atri-ummmm: Confused About How to Design Entryway AV? by Corey Salvatore
Revitalizing Underutilized Academic Space by Mark Reed
Using Twitter for Business by Susan Shelby
Making a Difference in Construction, One Brick at a Time –  by Mike Kolakowski
Marr Climbs One Canal by Kyle Clayson and Katherine Marr
BIM – Advancing Preconstruction Collaboration by Erik Sanford
Donnegan Systems Benefits Higher Ed Market By Jeff Loreaux **
Annual MEP Supplement
Performance Guarantees and Flexible Financing for Energy Retrofit Projects by Glenn Kingsbury

Today’s Rising Tide of Construction: How to Avoid Getting Beached by John Cannistraro
Taking Control Of Energy Costs by Michael Nicoloro and Joan Fontaine
Maintaining a Clean Water Environment by Patrick T. Hulton
April
A Common Sense Investment by John Day
Isaac Blair Shores 150 Mass Ave at Berklee College of Music by by Katherine Marr and Kevin Wynn
Travis McCready Outlines Successes and Goals
May
How AEC Firms Can Use Google  by Susan Shelby
Daniel Marr & Son Erects Steel at Logan by Katherine Marr
History Still Flows at the New Goffe Mill Plaza by Robet Duval
Memory Care Gardens by Rachel Sunnell
An All-Weather Winner by Peter Davey
Thoughtful Design Solutions Makes a Difference in Senior Living by Nicole Owens ad Myles Brow
High-Performance Building: Evaluating Low-Cost Alternatives for Building Materials  by by Aniruddha Nene
One Woman’s Success Can Only Help Another Woman’s Success by Suzanne Abbott
June
Healthcare Design for Patients and Providers by Anthony Cavallaro
MEP Design Trends in Healthcare Facilities by Hani Mardini
Designing Electronic Health Records Training Sites by by Jason Costello and Nathan Turner
One Size Does Not Fit All by by Teresa Wilson
Promote Healing through Architecture by Rebecca Dillon
Sound Matters in Healthcare Design by Kristen Murphy
Five Ways to Enhance your Landscape with Money Saved on Snow Budgets  by Jon Ciffolillo
July
SQZ Biotech Expands in Watertown by Mark Reed

Design Solutions for Converting a Single-Tenant Building into Multi-Tenant by Jim Batchelor
Shaping the Next Generation Laboratory by Erik Lustgarten
Media Training: Seven Tips for Speaking to the Media by Susan Shelby
Show Me the Money !! by Colm Allen
Braga Bridge Restoration Work Continues by Katherine Marr and Dan Boudreau
Agostino Discusses Healthy Lifestyle Choices **
August
Modular Construction and Hospitality Design by Harry Wheeler
Retailers Going Solar is Good for Business by Steve Bianchi
Raising All Boats: by Nancy Greenwald
Marr’s Summer Enrichment at Harvard by Riley McGovern, and Katherine Marr
Optimized Exterior Shading – When it’s Worth It by Emma Van Lieshout
WELL Design: A New Approach by Alexandra Lopatynsky
Stay Cool With Hot Products by Peter J. Davey
An Interview with Ellen T. Swanson, P.E., McSal’s Sr. Project Manager for One Seaport Square, Boston
September
How do we build that? by Nancy Greenwald and Bob Margolis

Save Money and the Environment: Why Schools Should Go Solar by Matt Shortsleeve
Innovative Technology Reduces Energy Consumption in Educational Facilities by Donald J. Moore
Ask for a Debrief  by Annie Newman
Storage Solutions for the Education Market by Jeff Loreaux
Innovation on Campus – Five trends in Higher Education Planning  by Mark Lee
Reshaping the Student Experience in New England  by Danna Day
Integrated Learning and Collaboration by Peter G. Bachmann
Strategic Stewardship: Prioritizing and Aligning Your Capital Renewal Program by Sean Sweeney
Bringing the Bruins Back to Boston by Stephanie Wild
Connecting the Dots: Why Use a Social Media Calendar? by Susan Shelby
A New England Mindset for Mitigation and Conservation by Peter Davey
Marr Stages the Boston Opera House by Katherine Marr
Company Profile: What is Building Envelope Consulting? by Walter Hartnett
Marr Stages the Boston Opera House by Katherine Marr
W.T. Rich Company Leads Construction of Sustainable Cambridge School by Jonathan Rich
Sustainable Opportunities for K-12 Schools and Student Wellnessv by Katrina Miaouli
October
Trends in Corporate Interiors: View from the Inside by Suzanne Abbott
The Art and Science of Integrating AV Technology into Interior Spaces by Amy Holt and Strider Slocum
The Changing Workplace: Choice is the New Trend by Peter J. Pinkerton
Window Film for Interior Environments Installations of Form and Function – by Peter Davey
How Creative Interior Design Can Help Brand Your Business, Bring Your Team Together, and Improve Work-Life Experience -by Nancy Greenwald
The Predictive Index Finds a New Home in MPA-Designed 101 Station Drive by Dan Perruzzi
Mount Ida College Transforms Campus Facilities with Help from MPA by Marc Margulies
November
Life Sciences – Technologies in the Connected World by Michael Kerwin
Hereva is Making it Big in the World of cGMP Projects for Biotech Companies by Patrick Gallagher
Building a Culture of Safety by Larry Carpenter
Workplace Strategy: Back to Basics by Jenna Meyers
The Anatomy of a PR Plan: Developing a Content Marketing Strategy by Susan Shelby
For Delphi Construction Building Responsibly Also Means Giving Back by Ed Smith
Mount Ida College Transforms Campus Facilities by Marc Margulies
Sustainable Client Development: How to Create a Plan that Works by Bill Johnson
Daniel Marr & Son Braces for Change at 33 Congress Street by Katherine Marr
So You Want to Be a Rainmaker…by Aurora Cammarata…
Eight Ground Improvement Myths – Debunked by Derek Simpson
Projects Near Highways and Transit: What developers can do by Jeffrey A. Zapfe
 Storage Solutions for the Life Sciences Market by Jeff Loreaux
December
Sustainable Design for Commercial Interiors: Engaging the Millennial Generation by Charles Hopkins
The Living Building Challenge Realized by DiAnn Mroszczak
Annual Green Supplement: Energy, LEED and WELL
Kern Center Designed to be Self-Sustaining / Designed by Bruner/Cott
Why WELL™? by Jennifer Taranto
Sustainable Energy Savings Solutions with Harmonic Suppression Systems by Donald Moore
Sights on 2030: Early-Stage Energy Modeling for High-Impact Results Sights on 2030 / by Victoria Rybl and Ian Robinson
French Dam’ Prototype Complete
Daylighting Interior Athletic Spaces: the Middlebury College Solution by by Leslie DelleFave
Avesta Project Earns LEED for Homes Platinum Certification/ Designed by Gawron Turgeon

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