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WELL Building Standards Post COVID-19

As we are experiencing the beginning steps of returning to the workplace, many are wondering what the lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are on the spaces in which we spend so much of our waking time: the office. It is clear that a focus on building occupants’ health and well-being will outlast today’s virus. […]

Project Feature – Doble Engineering

When Doble decided to move their headquarters, they saw the benefits of leaving the city of Boston. They settled on a single tenant, one story building in Marlborough, MA that boasts a high-bay addition with space for high-voltage testing and warehouse storage. VC designed the office, warehouse and lab spaces, but found synergy through color. […]

Antimicrobial Products vs. Sustainability

For decades, sustainability has been a key element of architectural design; since COVID-19 appeared, discussions around antimicrobial materials have surpassed sustainable products in popularity. But are they really the solution?  Understanding the lifespan of coronavirus on surfaces may not improve the way we design healthy work environments. However, it could guide us towards protocols that […]

Evolution of Spatial Standards Post-COVID-19

People throughout modern history have studied how the body relates to the built environment. From da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man (c 1490) to Neufert’s Architects’ Data (1936) the desire to use geometric shapes to describe the human form and the space around it is evident. The human body and its relation to space create spatial standards, […]

Design(ers) @ Work: Beginning of November

We’ve been very busy here at the office and we’d love to share what we’ve been up to these past few weeks. Scott Kligerman and Cora Visnick went to check out the framing progress at one of our projects located in Waltham, MA.  As you can see Scott approves! This year VCers pulled together to […]

Design(ers) @ Work: Beginning of July

The city is booming with activity as the summer months start to roll on.  Check out what we’ve been up to since our last posting. Construction of the millwork for Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s new conference room wall is well underway and when completed and installed will be a focal point when entering the space. […]

Design(ers) @ Work: Beginning Of January

Welcome to 2016! We are excited to see what the New Year brings. The project at 160 Federal Street is nearing completion. We are currently working with Beacon Capital to provide updates to the building’s existing amenities which includes the restrooms on the first floor and the fitness facilities which will be open for all […]

Design(ers) @ Work: End Of December

We hope you enjoyed the holiday season and are ready to ring in another inspirational year. More new photography!! Cora Visnick, Designer, and Joanna Frechette, Marketing Manager, drove out to Burlington to photograph a recently completed project, 128 Technology, a new technology start-up firm. Liz Lo, Lead Designer, met us on site and gave us […]

Design(ers) @ Work: End Of November – Beginning Of December

As we move straight into the holidays and towards the final weeks of the year, the Visnick & Caulfield team is quickly working to meet end of the year schedules. With construction well underway at the renovated mill building for Stratus, the design team Scott Kligerman and Marilyn Shen, both Senior Associates, along with Faegheh […]

Design(ers) @ Work: Beginning Of October

As the mornings become colder and people are bundling up, Visnick & Caulfield continues to work through.  Take a look at what our office has been up to this past month! Jim Coen of Shaw Floors presents a donation check from the proceeds of their Annual Golf Tournament to the University of Minnesota – College of […]

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