While in attendance at Embrace the Change - Transforming Libraries into the 21st Century, it was discussed the way in which students, academics, and all users interact with the volume of diverse media at their fingertips. This colloquium, taking place at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, looked at libraries in general, and also specifically in Theological Libraries.Read More
The demolition phase of the Salem Probate & Family Court is almost complete. The 1979 Administrative Addition at the historic building’s north side has been demolished to make way for a new, right-sized addition which will house the project's largest courtroom. It’s no easy task to take down a four-story building in such a tight urban site – special thanks to W. T. Rich Company for their careful coordination.Read More
Hillside Auditorium at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville has been awarded Silver in the ASID Excellence in Design Awards for 2014. A big thanks to Allison Architects, the Architect of Record for the project, as well as Development Consultants Inc., Engineering Consultants Inc., TME Consulting Engineers, Jaffe Holden, Vantage Technology Consulting Group, James H. Cone Inc, and Ken West Photography on a successful collaborative effort.Read More
Two months into construction the Quinsigamond Community College New Science and Technology Building is really beginning to pick up steam. Site utility and foundation work is nearing completion and the steel structure has begun erection. By the end of October the superstructure will be complete and enclosing the building will begin.Read More
Members of the Perry Dean team attended the Ribbon Cutting event at Southern New Hampshire University to open the newly completed Library Learning Commons. Governor Maggie Hassan and University President Paul LeBlanc cut the ribbon, after which students streamed inside, eager to explore the new facility. The Library Dean Kathy Growney reported a gate count of 2,000 within the first two hours.Read More
Perry Dean is pleased to announce that the American Bureau of Shipping Information Commons at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay, MA has been chosen for recognition by the Boston Society of Architects 2014 Honor Awards for Design Excellence jury.Read More
PDRP was invited to Quinsigamond Comunity College this morning to take part in the groundbreaking festivities with representatives from the state, college, and community. Perfect weather added to the excitement as construction nears.
Groundbreaking site at the base of the new Science and Technology Building.
The PDR|P Bowling Team has once again clinched the Architecture Bowling League Championship, overcoming a formidable opponent in Elkus Manfredi Architects. Congratulations team!Pictured (from l to r): Mike, Q, Todd, Kacey, Will & Timm.
Perry Deaners, past and present, took advantage of a beautiful New England fall day to participate in the 2013 Southern New Hampshire University DeBlasi Cup Golf Tournament held at Passaconaway Country Club. This scholarship fundraiser has provided financial support for students who might not otherwise have the means to continue pursuing their academic and career dreams. Perry Dean is currently overseeing the consruction of SNHU's new, 50,000sf Library Learning Commons, slated to open in the Fall of 2014.Pictured above are Todd Shafer (PDRP) and Hank Scollard (now with Bruner/Cott).
Perry Dean hosted a group of high school students from Northeastern University's Summer Design Studio for an office visit as part of the program's professional practice discussion. The Studio is designed for high school students who want to explore architecture and related design disciplines, and to better understand what it is like to study and practice design.
Ryan Senkier, himself a graduate of Northeastern University (and current adjunct faculty), presented the ABS Information Commons at MassMaritime Academy to the group, explaining to them the process of taking a project from conception through construction.