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Studio Enée Celebrates Third Year with Design Award


Sentinel Benefits renovation

Needham, MA – In the three years that Studio Enée Architects has been in practice, it has completed the renovation of Sentinel Benefits and Financial’s new office space in Wakefield, a renovation to the Wheelock College Multi-Cultural Center, and a competition award-winning design for the Boston Society of Architects Unbuilt Architecture Award.

Located in Needham, Studio Enée Architects was founded by architect Natasha Espada, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, MCPPO in 2013, and is a Certified Women and Minority Business Enterprise by the commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Projects currently in design include Tufts University New Maintenance Building, the Moon Island Police Facility Interiors and Furniture Design, a partial renovation to the first level of Boston City Hall, and a master plan for the new East Boston Municipal Center for the city of Boston’s Public Facilities Department.


sentinel-2“We strive to solve complex urban and architectural challenges with clear and elegant solutions that are cost effective and celebrate the sustainable environment,” notes Espada. “I am thrilled with the fast-rate of growth the firm has experienced and look forward to continued expansion.”

Espada has over 20 years design and construction experience in renovation and new construction. Prior to founding Studio Enée Architects, Espada was an Associate Principal at Leers Weinzapfel Associates where she was involved in many of the firm’s high profile and award-winning projects. She is an active member of the Boston Society of Architects where she is currently Vice President and Member of the Board of Directors, Exhibit Chair for Women in Design, and a member of the Women Principals Group.

Espada is an Adjunct Professor at Northeastern University’s School of Architecture. She serves on the Permanent Building Committee for the Town of Needham and the Women’s Exchange for Leadership and Living.