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VC Phase 2 Return

Back in mid-May VC issued its first return to office initiative. These initial steps of returning to the office included: limiting employees back in the office, one way path of travel, and relocation of appliances to maintain a 6-foot distance. As time has progressed, as a firm, we have adapted and enhanced the steps to […]

Designer Feature – Cora Visnick

Cora has been with V&C formally for 5 years but she has been immersed in the world of architecture and design since childhood. Growing up on job sites and using floor plans as coloring books, Cora fell in love with watching drawings and plans come to life in the form of beautiful, functional spaces. After […]

Designer Feature – Fenglei Zheng

Fenglei has been a core member of the Visnick & Caulfield team since the early years of the company. Fenglei has a background in architecture, which she studied at Tsinghua University. She recounts her interest in the field of design beginning with a love for art.   Growing up surrounded by a household of engineers, Fenglei’s inspiration to enter the field was influenced through a combination […]

The Importance of the Office

  March 2020 marked the beginning of the COVID-19 national emergency. It simultaneously feels like it was yesterday, but also a lifetime ago. Life seemingly changed overnight, and the conventional office environment was uprooted. The once busy rush hour commute went silent, and the buzz of the city disappeared in the blink of an eye. […]

Remembering Long Visnick

Long Visnick was one of the original members of Visnick & Caulfield when the firm was formed in 1990. After five years—in recognition of her effort, spirit and passion for design—Long was elevated to Principal. Long was an incredible contributor, both in terms of design and as a strong force in establishing who Visnick & […]

A Strong Client Partnership Makes for Design Success

As a firm, we value the client relationships we have made the last 30 years. We form a partnership with our clients to learn who they are. We let each individual company’s vision for their future guide our design. Our greatest successes are projects where our clients feel we created space that plans for current […]

30 Years of Building Relationships through Design

Visnick & Caulfield was built on a foundation of trust and friendship. Bob Caulfield and Burt Visnick’s partnership began in 1980. Bob worked at a local architecture firm where Burt had just started as an intern. Their proximity to one another grew into a friendship; a friendship that was forged over Friday lunches with the […]

Boston Based, International Footprint

VC: Boston-based Design Firm with an International Footprint For 30 years, Visnick & Caulfield (VC) has been rooted in Back Bay. Because of our ties to the city, the majority of our projects are in and around Boston and Cambridge. These projects are clustered in Back Bay, Downtown/Financial District, Seaport, and Kendall Square/Innovation District. Our […]

Employee Rituals Inform Change Communication

Rituals have the ability to reduce anxiety in the people who use them. Whether it is how we psych ourselves up for a big pitch or attend a networking event, rituals help to calm nerves in uncertain situations, set a tone for a day or moment, and strengthen bonds between team members. But rituals require […]

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. […]