What a year! This month we look back at 2021 and the wide range of projects we undertook over the course of the year, as well as firm milestones and team accomplishments. In our Fast Facts section we rewind to two of our technical/manufacturing projects for Via Separations and Hefring Engineering, and feature the press release for Robin Willcox's achievement of obtaining her license to practice architecture in Massachusetts.
From a “summer slammer” at a small private school to a pioneering oceanographic R+D company’s headquarters, the projects Ebbrell Architecture + Design accomplished during 2021 rose above client expectations, despite challenging COVID restrictions and supply shortages.
The firm was able to expand its portfolio, and in response to the growing workload, two new employees came on board – Lauren Foley, NCIDQ, LEED GA, interior designer, and Michelle Murray, junior interior designer. We also celebrated when our colleague, Robin Willcox earned her Massachusetts architectural license and Miika Ebbrell added Maine and Vermont architectural licenses to her existing licenses to practice architecture in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire.
The variety of our 2021 projects tested our creativity in new and challenging ways. We welcomed opportunities to take on projects with new clients, including a dean’s suite at Northeastern University and a 70,000-sf multi-level corporate office headquarters with a new connecting monumental stair. Understanding that the pandemic forced many companies to revisit how they use space, we were able to pivot and present options to our clients that maximized the flexibility of the workplace to meet the demands of an evolving staffing structure. Read More