experience: firm overviewarchitecture | interior design | planning | 200 high street | boston, ma 02110 | t.617.443.0680 |...
leadership through experienceSpagnolo Gisness & Associates Inc. (SG&A) has a proven track record withmajor international c...
contentsWhy We’re Unique                                                                     7Innovation                  ...
[why we’re unique]7 | Experience: Firm Overview
client           team                                                 responsiveness   collaboration  Everything we do at ...
creativity   communication   balanced approach                                      Experience: Firm Overview | 9
[innovation]       Experience: Firm Overview | 11
sustainability  LEEDing the way  As an award winning, New England design firm, SG&A is              With 15 LEED accredite...
bim     [building information modeling]Seeing is Believing : BIM & 3D VisualizationSG&A is committed to improving design p...
[office buildings]             Experience: Firm Overview | 15
MIT InVESTMEnT CO.| InG REAL ESTATE | ALSTOM POWER  RESERVOIR WOODS | THE MATHWORkS | COMPUTER ASSOC.  ExTEL DEVELOPMEnT C...
Vision. Mission. Culture. Operation.It is what makes every client unique. And, every SG&Abuilding design uniquely responsi...
ING         real estate*  Windsor, CT  * 2008 Climate Change Leadership Award Winner *18 | Experience: Firm Overview
your future. made easier.project type: Retirement Services Headquartersarea: 485,000 Square FeetKnown for its clever brand...
reservoir woods  Waltham, MA20 | Experience: Firm Overview
premier officeproject type: Mixed-Use Class “A” Office Spacearea: 450,000 Square FeetReservoir Woods is the renovation of ...
Iso         new england  Holyoke, MA      striking gold                        project type: Commercial Office area: 160,0...
Experience: Firm Overview | 23
quorum way  Chelmsford, MA      bay state expansion      project type: Corporate Center area: 270,000 Square Feet      The...
Experience: Firm Overview | 25
sun financial  Wellesley, MA26 | Experience: Firm Overview
neighborhoodrelationsproject type: Commercial Officesarea: 125,000 Square FeetThe Sun Financial site master planand buildi...
viega usa*  nashua, nH  * 2007 iiDA NE Award Winner: Sustainable Design *28 | Experience: Firm Overview
illuminating innovationproject type: Class “A” Office and Training Spacearea: Office - 20,000 Square Feet, Training Buildi...
cubist pharmaceuticals  Lexington, MA                                 shaping the future                                 p...
Experience: Firm Overview | 31
[interior design]            Experience: Firm Overview | 33
nORDIC PROPERTIES | PUMA | OSRAM/SyLVAnIA | kEURIG | STAPLES VISTAPRInT | DUnkIn’ BRAnDS | ASPECT MEDICAL | COMPUTER ASSOC...
SG&A is uniquely qualified to deliver the experience,resources and services needed to provide solutions, tomeet your chall...
PUmA  Westford, MA                       sportlifestyle passion                       project type: Corporate Headquarters...
Experience: Firm Overview | 37
vistaprint  Lexington, MA        employer of choice        project type: Worldwide Headquarters        area: 140,000 Squar...
Experience: Firm Overview | 39
retail convergence*  Boston, MA        fashion forward        project type: Corporate Office area: 30,000 Square Feet     ...
* 2010 CORENet best Project of the Year (< 50,000 sf) ** 2010 iFmA boston Chapter Award of Excellence Winner *            ...
cumberland farms | gulf oil  Framingham, MA42 | Experience: Firm Overview
everyday goodproject type: Corporate Office Headquartersarea: 120,000 Square FeetAs a nationally recognized company with 9...
e-dialog  Burlington, MA44 | Experience: Firm Overview
precisely passionateproject type: Corporate Office Headquartersarea: 42,000 Square FeetAs an internet advertising company ...
ING         real estate*  Windsor, CT  * 2008 Climate Change Leadership Award Winner *46 | Experience: Firm Overview
your future. made easier.project type: Retirement Services Headquartersarea: 485,000 Square FeetKnown for its clever brand...
viega usa*  nashua, nH        illuminating        innovation        project type: Regional Corporate        Headquarters, ...
* 2007 iiDA NE Award Winner: Sustainable Design *   Experience: Firm Overview | 49
corporate headquarters        design        discovery        project type: Office Building        area: 60,000 Square Feet...
Experience: Firm Overview | 51
acme packet  Bedford, MA52 | Experience: Firm Overview
first class brand                                project type: Corporate Office Building area: 100,000 Square FeetThe SG&A...
communispace  Boston, MA        communities, connections, + customers        project type: Corporate Headquarters        a...
Experience: Firm Overview | 55
[mixed-use]      Experience: Firm Overview | 57
ATLAnTIS MARInA | GTECH CEnTER | FRAnkLIn TOWn HALL yALE nEW HAVEn HOSPITAL | CyPRESS LOFTS | FORT TRUMBULL MEADOW WALk | ...
Creating a sense of place. you either have it or you don’t.There really is never anything in between.Sometimes fitting in ...
Gtech                center  Providence, RI      expanding the      public realm      project type: Urban Mixed-Use      a...
Experience: Firm Overview | 61
yale new haven hospital mixed-use development  new Haven, CT      activation +      integration      project type: Urban M...
Experience: Firm Overview | 63
one brigham circle*  Boston, MA                                 * 2004 bOmA | boston building of the Year *64 | Experience...
a beautifulday in theneighborhoodproject type: Urban, Office/Retail,Mixed Use area: 295,000 Square FeetOne Brigham Circle ...
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arbor point at woodland station  newton, MA                                 transit oriented                              ...
Experience: Firm Overview | 69
190         dyer street  Providence, RI70 | Experience: Firm Overview
downcityexpressionproject type: Urban, Mixed-Usearea: 677,000 Square FeetPositioned at the edge of both the Downcity and J...
salisbury beach  Salisbury, MA72 | Experience: Firm Overview
beachfront rebirthproject type: Mixed-Use, Retail/Residentialunits/area: 156 residential units, 266 parking spaces,13,000 ...
[higher education]             Experience: Firm Overview | 75
EMMAnUEL COLLEGE | nICHOLS COLLEGE | MIT | WELLESLEyCOLLEGE | UMASS DARTMOUTH | BROWn UnIVERSITyEASTERn nAzAREnE COLLEGE |...
At the center of every college experience and the missionof each educational institution is learning.The path to learning ...
emmanuel college: julie hall  Boston, MA78 | Experience: Firm Overview
let there be lightproject type: Residence Hallarea: 54,000 Square FeetJulie Hall has tremendous sentimental value to many ...
emmanuel college: marian hall  Boston, MA80 | Experience: Firm Overview
summerslammerproject type: Kitchen/Cafeteria Renovationsarea: 50,000 Square FeetThe new Marian Hall Student Center kitchen...
umass dartmouth ATmC  Fall River, MA82 | Experience: Firm Overview
world class,within reachproject type: Speculative Laboratoryarea: 75,000 Square FeetThis 75,000 sf technology and manufact...
northeastern university:  kostas research institute                                                       Burlington, MA  ...
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tufts university: packard hall  Medford, MA        back to the future        project type: Administrative Offices area: 6,...
Experience: Firm Overview | 87
tufts university: wildlife clinic  Grafton, MA88 | Experience: Firm Overview
stewardship, sustainablyproject type: Veterinary Facility area: 12,000 Square FeetTufts University at Grafton, MA is a nat...
brewster academy  Wolfboro, nH                                 building skills                                 project typ...
Experience: Firm Overview | 91
wentworth institute of technology:  flanagan campus center at beatty hall  Boston, MA        campus connections        pro...
Experience: Firm Overview | 93
stonehill college: merkert-tracy hall  Easton, MA        adaptive reuse        project type: Renovation        area: 40,00...
Experience: Firm Overview | 95
[firm leadership]            Experience: Firm Overview | 97
our founding partners  Since the firms inception in 1991 Al, Bill and Jeff have worked    Al Spagnolo, AiA co-founded of S...
bill Gisness AiA leads selected projects from kick off to                      Jeff Tompkins iiDA LEED AP works with every...
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SG&amp;A Firm Overview 0511
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  1. 1. experience: firm overviewarchitecture | interior design | planning | 200 high street | boston, ma 02110 | t.617.443.0680 | f.617.443.0689 | www.sga-arch.com
  2. 2. leadership through experienceSpagnolo Gisness & Associates Inc. (SG&A) has a proven track record withmajor international corporations, development firms and institutions. As a full service we always engagearchitectural, interior design, and planning firm, SG&A is built around a strong design our clients so that theyculture that is truly client inclusive. We use state-of the-art tools and technologies to understand and agreeimprove communication and enhance team collaborations because it always translates with both the processinto time and money saved. SG&A has structured our entire organization and each and the results.project-specific design team to provide you with focused design expertise, exceptionalvalue, and most importantly, trusted service.Our design portfolio includes over 31 millionsquare feet of successful, innovative Consistently ranked in theprojects encompassing numerous complex Top 25 of the Boston Businessbase building and interior design programs. Journal’s Book of Lists:With 80% of our clients returning with repeat Interior Design Firmsbusiness, SG&A’s success is based uponour ability to manage sophisticated design Consistently ranked in theprograms of all sizes and types for world-class Top 35 of the Boston Businessclients throughout the northeast region. Journal’s Book of Lists: Area’s Largest Architecture Firms
  3. 3. contentsWhy We’re Unique 7Innovation 11Sustainability + TechnologyOffice Building Experience 15ING Regional HQ | Reservoir Woods | ISO New England | Quorum WaySun Financial | Viega USAInterior Design Experience 33PUMA North American HQ | VistaPrint Worldwide HQ | Cumberland Farms/Gulf Oile-Dialog | ING Real Estate | Viega USA | Corporate HQ | ACME Packet | CommunispaceMixed-Use Experience 57GTECH Center | Yale New Haven Hospital | One Brigham Circle | Victory SquareArborpoint at Woodland Station | Dyer Street | Salisbury BeachHigher Education Experience 75Emmanuel College: Julie Hall, Marian Hall | UMass Dartmouth: ATMCTufts University: Packard Hall, Wildlife Clinic | Brewster AcademyWentworth Institute of Technology | Stonehill CollegeFirm Leadership 97Founding Partners | Principals | Directors
  4. 4. [why we’re unique]7 | Experience: Firm Overview
  5. 5. client team responsiveness collaboration Everything we do at SG&A provides measurable value to our clients – or we don’t do it. Whether it is a private college, law firm, or internet start-up, we always strive to understand the vision, mission, culture, and operation for each organization we work with. It is this “intellectual capital” related to our understanding of our client’s goals for their entire organization, not just their goals for real estate and facilities performance, that provides great value. And how we use that information to turn the every day into extraordinary is what sets SG&A designs apart from the competition.8 | Experience: Firm Overview
  6. 6. creativity communication balanced approach Experience: Firm Overview | 9
  7. 7. [innovation] Experience: Firm Overview | 11
  8. 8. sustainability LEEDing the way As an award winning, New England design firm, SG&A is With 15 LEED accredited professionals in-house, committed to exploring sensible, sustainable strategies tailored SG&A’s designers have successfully created to our clients’ goals on all of our projects. We look forward to green design solutions for: working with the your project team to review the sustainability opportunities for this project, including LEED certification ISO New England Headquarters, if requested. Regardless of whether you choose to apply for Holyoke, MA | LEED Gold Certification LEED certification or not, SG&A will provide you with as United States Coast Guard, R&D Facility sustainable a project as possible given the schedule, budget and Ft. Trumbull, CT | LEED Silver Certification existing base building limitations. ING Northeast Regional Headquarters Windsor, CT | 2008 CT Climate Change Ldrshp Award Viega, Training Facility Nashua, NH – 2007 IIDA NE Best Sustainable Design Tufts University, Wildlife Center Grafton, MA – natural light and sustainable materials Richmond Square Providence, RI – living green roof and runoff system Hammond Pond Parkway Newton, MA – LEED Silver Anticipated Certification 100 Burlington Center Burlington, MA - LEED Silver Anticipated Certification12 | Experience: Firm Overview
  9. 9. bim [building information modeling]Seeing is Believing : BIM & 3D VisualizationSG&A is committed to improving design processes and clientinteractions through the use of building information modeling(BIM) technology. BIM is the creation and use of coordinated,consistent, computable information about a building projectthat yields reliable digital representations of the building inboth two dimensional and three dimensional representationsused for design decision-making, production of high-qualityconstruction documents, clash detection, performancepredictions, cost-estimating, construction planning, andfacilities management. We are embracing this new technologyand becoming a leader in our local design community with theimplementation of Autodesk Revit, a BIM software program.lines objects models Experience: Firm Overview | 13
  10. 10. [office buildings] Experience: Firm Overview | 15
  11. 11. MIT InVESTMEnT CO.| InG REAL ESTATE | ALSTOM POWER RESERVOIR WOODS | THE MATHWORkS | COMPUTER ASSOC. ExTEL DEVELOPMEnT CO. | ISO nEW EnGLAnD | InSTROn nSTAR | QUORUM WAy | TAURUS InVESTMEnTS | LIBERTy MUTUAL | LUCEnT TECHnOLOGIES | MITRE CORPORATIOn | SUn FInAnCIAL ORACLE | PALOMAR | VIEGA | STAPLES | US COAST GUARD | VICOR16 | Experience: Firm Overview
  12. 12. Vision. Mission. Culture. Operation.It is what makes every client unique. And, every SG&Abuilding design uniquely responsive.So much happens inside the contemporary office building And, we know that it can improve team work, communicationduring today’s fast-paced world of work. First impressions, and collaboration among the five generations working togetherreceiving visitors, maintaining security, taking calls, expressing under the same roof for the first time in modern history. And,corporate brand, providing comfort, safety and even some light we have proof that it can improve the bottom line by beingrefreshment = and you haven’t gotten passed the lobby yet! more energy efficient.We have learned over the years that a poorly designed building The results are in ...don’t take it from us, ask our clients.might not hinder a truly innovative company with lots of bigideas - think computer giant and the home office in the garage We strive for the best in design. We know our design is at- but a well-designed building can sure improve efficiency, its best when it helps you to do your best.productivity, and retention of your best employees. Experience: Firm Overview | 17
  13. 13. ING real estate* Windsor, CT * 2008 Climate Change Leadership Award Winner *18 | Experience: Firm Overview
  14. 14. your future. made easier.project type: Retirement Services Headquartersarea: 485,000 Square FeetKnown for its clever branding, knowledgeable staff and dynamicapproach to financial services, ING’s new Northeast Headquarterstakes into account all this about ING and more. The result? TheSG&A and ING team developed an exceptional environment that isoperationally, technologically and aesthetically ahead of the game. Experience: Firm Overview | 19
  15. 15. reservoir woods Waltham, MA20 | Experience: Firm Overview
  16. 16. premier officeproject type: Mixed-Use Class “A” Office Spacearea: 450,000 Square FeetReservoir Woods is the renovation of Polaroid’s 1968manufacturing plant into a Premier Class “A” officebuilding located at 920 Winter Street in the heartof Waltham’s Class “A” Office Building market. Aclean, contemporary approach was incorporated intothe exterior design which takes advantage of thegenerous floor to floor heights and tenant flexibilityto provide for increased fenestration.The program includes a 41,000 SF central lobbyand amenity center which includes entries intothe individual wings. Each wing of the projectis designed to function as separate “stand alonebuildings” while maintaining a connection to themain lobby and amenity center. Experience: Firm Overview | 21
  17. 17. Iso new england Holyoke, MA striking gold project type: Commercial Office area: 160,000 Square Feet ISO New England recently became the first Commercial Corporate Headquarters to receive LEED Gold Certification in New England. Containing a 90,000 s.f. precast and curtain wall building with a connector bridge to a 60,000 s.f. renovation of their existing facility, the building includes office space, a 7,000 s.f. computer room and a 5,000 s.f. 2 story Control room to monitor New England’s power grid. The renovated building includes a 5,000 s.f. addition for a new entrance lobby and conference space as well as a full service cafeteria and office space.22 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  19. 19. quorum way Chelmsford, MA bay state expansion project type: Corporate Center area: 270,000 Square Feet The 26 acre site in Chelmsford provides the Lisle, Illinois based telecom- munications company with an attractive corporate campus environment for its Bay State expansion. The master plan features two three-story Class A office buildings totalling 270,000 s.f. Tellabs plans to employ 1,000 employees at the heavily wooded site bordering a state park. The access drive from Mill Road is flanked by natural vegetation on both sides, while extensive landscaping creates a park like environment. The greenery extends to dramatic entrance towers which are detailed with an architectural cantilevered cornice clad in contemporary glass and metal finishes. Boldly sited, the buildings are designed to project an image that expresses community. The interior features a dramatic two-story lobby finished in clear maple, glass and New England slate. The facilities house a fitness center, cafeteria, data operations and laboratories. The interior of each wing is efficiently designed with long span bays and 120’ depths maximizing exposure to natural light and allowing maximum flexibility.24 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  21. 21. sun financial Wellesley, MA26 | Experience: Firm Overview
  22. 22. neighborhoodrelationsproject type: Commercial Officesarea: 125,000 Square FeetThe Sun Financial site master planand building design in Wellesley Hillsis the result of a collaborative teameffort involving the client, architect andcommunity. Through intense regulatoryand neighborhood focus group meetings,SG&A created a design that provides thenecessary buffer separation between thecommercial use and the long establishedresidential area. The master plan involvedthe redesign of the entire campus includinga housing component of nine newresidences along the western edge of thesite. Extensive berms, landscape featuresand a two acre conservation area provide anenvironmentally responsible solution to SunFinancial’s expansion program. Experience: Firm Overview | 27
  23. 23. viega usa* nashua, nH * 2007 iiDA NE Award Winner: Sustainable Design *28 | Experience: Firm Overview
  24. 24. illuminating innovationproject type: Class “A” Office and Training Spacearea: Office - 20,000 Square Feet, Training Building - 14,000 Square FeetSpagnolo Gisness & Associates, Inc. designed the new office facility andtraining building for Viega in Nashua, NH. The exterior envelope ofboth buildings provides an innovative, contemporary design incorporat-ing creative exterior materials. The buildings are clad in a Terracotta RainScreen tile manufactured in Germany as well as a composite metal panelrain screen, glass curtain wall and clear Low-E glazing. The facilities utilizemany of Viega’s products including a radiant snow melting system in theentry walk-way. Experience: Firm Overview | 29
  25. 25. cubist pharmaceuticals Lexington, MA shaping the future project type: Corporate Campus Expansion area: 110,000 Square Feet With schematic design complete, the current concept is focused on the vertical building addition and a new parking garage. The existing 90,000 sf facility is being expanded by two floors, to approximately 200,000 sf. The building functions are anticipated to be a blend of chemistry and biology lab/offices as well as an expanded ground floor vivarium. A multi-story “atrium” space is also envisioned as the link between the South Building and the vertical expansion on the North Building. A new main entrance will be created on the existing second floor level and the old lower level entrance driveway will be converted into an outdoor courtyard for employees. SG&A is the core and shell architect.30 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  27. 27. [interior design] Experience: Firm Overview | 33
  28. 28. nORDIC PROPERTIES | PUMA | OSRAM/SyLVAnIA | kEURIG | STAPLES VISTAPRInT | DUnkIn’ BRAnDS | ASPECT MEDICAL | COMPUTER ASSOCIATES | ExCELSIOR RESTAURAnT | CUMBERLAnD FARMS/ GULF OIL | COMVERSE | CVS PHARMACy | E-DIALOG | DynAMIC RESEARCH CORPORATIOn | GRILL 23 | InG | MIT TECH SQUARE ORACLE | VIEGA | RETAIL COnVERGEnCE/SMART BARGAInS SAUCOny | ROBERT HALF | VICOR | WILDFIRE | ALSTOM POWER34 | Experience: Firm Overview
  29. 29. SG&A is uniquely qualified to deliver the experience,resources and services needed to provide solutions, tomeet your challenges and exceed your expectations.Although we have a particular affinity for working with Our work is inspired and informed by the unique ambitions ofcompanies and organizations that are “on the move” that each client and, because each client is different, our response isis where the similarity between our clients end. Whether distinct each and every time. Our creativity is enhanced, neverthey are healthcare service providers, research organizations, hampered, by the realities of aggressive schedules and tightmanufacturers, software engineers, defense contractors or law budgets. Codes, statutes, financial goals and scheduling needsfirms and whether they are going commercial, going public or are at the core of all we plan, all we design.going international, our design teams create environments thatwork best for each unique company and respond accordinglyto what they do and how they do it. Experience: Firm Overview | 35
  30. 30. PUmA Westford, MA sportlifestyle passion project type: Corporate Headquarters area: 120,000 Square Feet Where PUMA uses style, originality and wit as its product blueprints, SG&A uses these same founding principles to create the cornerstones of PUMA’s new home. Clients, visitors and employees now experience the distinctly PUMA sense of place carried from the entry driveway to the lobby and throughout the building, expressing the sportslifestyle way to live, work and play PUMA.36 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  32. 32. vistaprint Lexington, MA employer of choice project type: Worldwide Headquarters area: 140,000 Square Feet Everything VistaPrint does is imbued with its corporate philosophy. Recognizing this, the SG&A team created a flexible environment that not only allows free and open communication, but also one that stands at the heart of everything VistaPrint is and does. To reach this goal the team utilized inspiration from the printing industry to exhibit and illustrate the client’s brand. VistaPrint’s new headquarters personifies all that makes the company a world leader while its vibrant design focuses and reinforces its branded identity on a world-wide scale.38 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  34. 34. retail convergence* Boston, MA fashion forward project type: Corporate Office area: 30,000 Square Feet As a young, growing e-commerce company, Retail Convergence simply has a buzz about it. With Smart Bargains and Rue La La as subsidiaries, its convergence of high-value retail and technology has a knack for providing designer goods for less. Working closely with the client, the SG&A design team transformed an existing row of century old mill buildings into the contemporary, active office space Retail Convergence needs. Always with an eye toward the budget, the design utilizes contemporary building materials within the “brick and beam”, open floor plan to make the space “pop” with a sense of retail chic. Innovative multi-media web displays at the monumental stair allows employees to keep pace with the ever changing worlds of fashion, technology, media and e-commerce.40 | Experience: Firm Overview
  35. 35. * 2010 CORENet best Project of the Year (< 50,000 sf) ** 2010 iFmA boston Chapter Award of Excellence Winner * Experience: Firm Overview | 41
  36. 36. cumberland farms | gulf oil Framingham, MA42 | Experience: Firm Overview
  37. 37. everyday goodproject type: Corporate Office Headquartersarea: 120,000 Square FeetAs a nationally recognized company with 900 retail stores, gasstations and support systems across the U.S, Cumberland Farmsand subsidiary, Gulf Oil, are known for providing consistentconvenience and value. SG&A team collaborated with CumberlandFarms and Gulf Oil to create a new, unified environment for thetwo sister companies that delivers the same quality and value theyboth stand for. Together with mixed branding elements fromeach firm’s history displayed throughout the space, the renovatedbuilding conveys the cohesive dynamic between the two distinctbrands, encouraging teamwork and increased productivity for yearsto come. Experience: Firm Overview | 43
  38. 38. e-dialog Burlington, MA44 | Experience: Firm Overview
  39. 39. precisely passionateproject type: Corporate Office Headquartersarea: 42,000 Square FeetAs an internet advertising company that provides service to giants like TJX andthe NFL, e-Dialog’s young, energetic staff bring their client’s marketing ROIto new heights. The company’s vibrant and contemporary new offices are allabout e-Dialog’s 325 Generation X employees. This 21st century environmentcombines open and private offices, conference rooms, collaborative spaces,huddle areas and atrium cafe to provide just the right mix of function andutility to meet e-Dialog’s goals for enhanced inter-department communicationand collaboration - without breaking the budget Experience: Firm Overview | 45
  40. 40. ING real estate* Windsor, CT * 2008 Climate Change Leadership Award Winner *46 | Experience: Firm Overview
  41. 41. your future. made easier.project type: Retirement Services Headquartersarea: 485,000 Square FeetKnown for its clever branding, knowledgeable staff and dynamicapproach to financial services, ING’s new Northeast Headquarters takesinto account all this about ING and more. The result? The SG&A andING team developed an exceptional environment that is operationally,technologically and aesthetically ahead of the game. Experience: Firm Overview | 47
  42. 42. viega usa* nashua, nH illuminating innovation project type: Regional Corporate Headquarters, Training Center area: 18,000 Square Feet German owned, Viega USA’s radiant heating and cooling system solutions were “green” to begin with. Running with this, the SG&A team worked with Viega to create an ideal backdrop for its environmentally responsible products and capabilities. With working products showcased throughout the space and subtle use of simple, clean materials, Viega’s new headquarters is truly appealing, educational and exceptional.48 | Experience: Firm Overview
  43. 43. * 2007 iiDA NE Award Winner: Sustainable Design * Experience: Firm Overview | 49
  44. 44. corporate headquarters design discovery project type: Office Building area: 60,000 Square Feet SG&A’s design for this 60,000 square foot Corporate Headquarters includes executive offices, a 2000 sf boardroom, conference rooms, catering kitchen and other support space. The two story curved glass entry to the building marks a new image for the client as they relocated functions once served by an existing 1 ½ story wood frame structure on campus. International and local clients as well as potential partners now appreciate and understand this organization’s world-class stature and sophisticated approach to its service offerings and cutting edge research work.50 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  46. 46. acme packet Bedford, MA52 | Experience: Firm Overview
  47. 47. first class brand project type: Corporate Office Building area: 100,000 Square FeetThe SG&A design team provided focus on both redefining Acme’s brand identity as well as incorporating that identity into thebuilt environment. The environmental branding created by the team reflects and supports the company’s commitment to its staffand corporate customers. We identified the key messages to infuse into the workplace and communicated those through the useof finishes, materials, colors, environmental graphics, ancillary seating and special lighting. This new office facility provides anopportunity for visitors to experience Acme’s corporate vision and values as well as manufacturing and lab operations. At the sametime, the environment reiterates to its employees that they are a part of a collaborative team within a “mature, but entrepreneurial”hi-tech company. Experience: Firm Overview | 53
  48. 48. communispace Boston, MA communities, connections, + customers project type: Corporate Headquarters area: 80,000 Square Feet SG&A is currently creating a new facility for approximately 600 people and 80,000 sf of space on two floors in the “new “ Russia Wharf building in Boston. Communispace’s work environment is open, energetic and collaborative. There are no hard walled offices and all employees, including senior management, sit in open workstations. Much of the work is accomplished through team effort, both online, through video conference and in person, supported by a higher than usual number of conference rooms, training rooms and soft seating areas. Circulation paths and corridors are also generous. Creating the right kind of team collaboration space is critical to the company’s operations and success.54 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  50. 50. [mixed-use] Experience: Firm Overview | 57
  51. 51. ATLAnTIS MARInA | GTECH CEnTER | FRAnkLIn TOWn HALL yALE nEW HAVEn HOSPITAL | CyPRESS LOFTS | FORT TRUMBULL MEADOW WALk | OnE BRIGHAM CIRCLE | PHILLIPSDALE LAnDInG ARBOR POInT AT WOODLAnD STATIOn | RICHMOnD SQUARE VICTORy SQUARE | RIVER RUn | DyER STREET | SALISBURy BEACH58 | Experience: Firm Overview
  52. 52. Creating a sense of place. you either have it or you don’t.There really is never anything in between.Sometimes fitting in is exactly what you want. Other times The best mixed used developments are the result of careful,making a bold and foward looking statement is the only right creative and collaborative planning. It takes a special kind ofthing to do. Work, live, learn and have some fun - a great design firm to create a great place. At SG&A, we design greatplace, a great mixed-use development is all of these things to places where people live, work, play and learn - and thenthose that experience it. The best ones look, feel and operate stay awhile.like they always have been part of the landscape. Whetherthe landscape is urban, suburban or rural, a successful mixeduse development should be something more than the simplesum of its parts. It must be integral to, if not the center of itssurroundings. Experience: Firm Overview | 59
  53. 53. Gtech center Providence, RI expanding the public realm project type: Urban Mixed-Use area: 356,000 Square Feet Situated in the heart of downtown Providence, the GTECH Center stands out among the brick-faced office buildings. Expressive and symbolic of the 21st Century’s energy and values, the Center embodies all that makes Providence a modern, humanist city. The mixed-use structure is a gateway landmark and serves as the new world headquarters of the GTECH Corporation. The Center’s location, combined with its innovative use of materials, reinforce the corporation’s identity as one of strength, technology and state of the art. The building’s architecture is visibly rooted in its context, combining an office tower with major retail center and associated parking garage. Located on a 1.64 acre site, the design provides an expanded public realm along the waterfront. Four distinguished facades respond uniquely to their surroundings in a clearly defined urban collage which is bound together on a four-story podium. GTECH Center stands activated by its surroundings, literally shaped by and reflecting the vibrant and changing cityscape around it. The Center is a striking landmark, fulfilling the project’s goals while establishing itself as the next step in GTECH and Providence’s mutual evolution.60 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  55. 55. yale new haven hospital mixed-use development new Haven, CT activation + integration project type: Urban Mixed-Use area: 356,000 Square Feet This LEED Silver mixed-use development in downtown New Haven encompasses two major parcels in close proximity to Yale University. The transformational project accommodates the expansion needs of Yale New Haven Hospital and re-establishes the urban fabric of the adjacent neighborhoods. Phase 1 features an urban wrap enclosing a 845 car garage with street activating retail and office space on the upper floors. Integrated into the urban plan is an extended stay residential use to support the Newbury Cancer Center. Phase 2 will bring a similar vision to the hospital district with an emphasis on research and bio-science facilities.62 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  57. 57. one brigham circle* Boston, MA * 2004 bOmA | boston building of the Year *64 | Experience: Firm Overview
  58. 58. a beautifulday in theneighborhoodproject type: Urban, Office/Retail,Mixed Use area: 295,000 Square FeetOne Brigham Circle is a mixed-usedevelopment consisting of approximately102,000 square feet of retail space andapproximately 115,000 square feet ofoffice space. Retail uses include a grocerystore and a drug store as well as a restau-rant, bank and several neighborhood retailstores. To accommodate retail uses, theproject includes approximately 130 surfaceparking spaces accessible from CalumetStreet. Approximately 255 structuredparking spaces are provided for office use. Experience: Firm Overview | 65
  59. 59. VIC SQ CEN LIFE Providen victory square Providence, RI D I-195 ET RE ST T IN PO ED DY ST RE ET RIC HM ON DS TRE ET AER Project: Date: Scale: meet the knowledge district  2008 Spagnolo Gisness & Associates, Inc. project type: Mixed Use Development area: 1 Million Square Feet SG&A’s most recent large-scale urban development is Victory Square, a 1 million sf urban, mixed-use project for 200 high t.617.4 Commonwealth Ventures. A former manufacturing operation, the site is located in an emerging neighborhood close to local universities and hospitals. Resulting from the re-routing of I-195, this area, known as the “Knowledge District”, will offer formidable real estate opportunities for institutions, corporations and other commercial enterprises. Victory Square will provide speculative office space, lab, research/development facilities as well as a garage, hotel, restaurants and other retail amenities to support this confluence of intellectual and commercial endeavors. The first phase of the proposed development includes a 250,000 sf lab/research building which will anchor the northwest corner of the 4 acre development.66 | Experience: Firm Overview
  60. 60. VIC SQ CEN LIFE S Providenc D SI Project: Date: Scale: 0  2008 Spagnolo Gisness & Associates, Inc. 200 high t.617.4Experience: Firm Overview | 67
  61. 61. arbor point at woodland station newton, MA transit oriented project type: Mixed Use Development with Mutli-family Housing units: 180 Arborpoint at Woodland Station and its adjacent MBTA parking structure provide Newton with a national model for Smart Growth and Transit-Oriented Development. A vibrant new residential community created on previously underutilized land, the project takes care to compliment the surrounding area with a pedestrian-oriented streetscape. Tree-lined, paved sidewalks and benches run parallel to the MBTA tracks while two-story town houses mask the 285 space resident parking component. The effect at street level is of a residential neighborhood, with the six-story mass of the building staying in the background. Residents enjoy the benefits of the outdoor deck and pool, fitness center, business center, game room and community gathering space within the amenities building.68 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  63. 63. 190 dyer street Providence, RI70 | Experience: Firm Overview
  64. 64. downcityexpressionproject type: Urban, Mixed-Usearea: 677,000 Square FeetPositioned at the edge of both the Downcity and JewelryDistricts in Providence, 190 Dyer Street acts at the newSoutheastern gateway to downtown Providence. The twobuilding, three acre site embodies the 21st Century visionof Providence’s architectural resurgence. Experience: Firm Overview | 71
  65. 65. salisbury beach Salisbury, MA72 | Experience: Firm Overview
  66. 66. beachfront rebirthproject type: Mixed-Use, Retail/Residentialunits/area: 156 residential units, 266 parking spaces,13,000 SF Retail spaceSalisbury Beach Development is part of the recentlyapproved “Salisbury Beach Overlay District Plan”intended to spur redevelopment of the under utilizedbeachfront property and to foster rebirth of thishistorically lively oceanfront district. Since January,2005 SG&A has assisted SPS with the design of apreliminary master plan concept for this mixed-usedevelopment. The property encompasses several parcels:Central Street, Shea Street parcels, the Pavilion and5 O’clock sites. The development will provide 156residential units, 266 parking spaces, and approximately13,000 SF of Retail space. This project is currentlybeing designed. Experience: Firm Overview | 73
  67. 67. [higher education] Experience: Firm Overview | 75
  68. 68. EMMAnUEL COLLEGE | nICHOLS COLLEGE | MIT | WELLESLEyCOLLEGE | UMASS DARTMOUTH | BROWn UnIVERSITyEASTERn nAzAREnE COLLEGE | TUFTS UnIVERSITy | STOnEHILLCOLLEGE | BREWSTER ACADEMy | WEnTWORTH TECHnICALInSTITUTE | SPRInGFIELD TECHnICAL COMMUnITy COLLEGE
  69. 69. At the center of every college experience and the missionof each educational institution is learning.The path to learning is different for each shaped by history andtradition as well as by its own vision of the future. Preparingevery student, generation after generation, for the new worldeach will encounter upon graduation is at the heart of whatyou do.We understand the goals are many, the constituents are diverse,and the resources are strained. Our creativity is enhanced,never hampered, by the realities of aggressive schedules andtight budgets. Our design work is inspired and informedby the unique ambitions of each college we work with and,because each institution is different, our design response isdistinct each and every time. Just as it is always on time and onbudget each and every time. Experience: Firm Overview | 77
  70. 70. emmanuel college: julie hall Boston, MA78 | Experience: Firm Overview
  71. 71. let there be lightproject type: Residence Hallarea: 54,000 Square FeetJulie Hall has tremendous sentimental value to many but its original layoutwas an old–fashioned double-loaded, corridor style residence hall. The projectwas a challenge in other respects: no documentation existed for the originalbuilding nor for the subsequent office renovations. The schedule requiredextreme coordination and fast tracking with the builder. An extraordinaryconcept was needed to create the kind of building that Emmanuel wantedwithin the footprint of the building. Our “big idea” was the conversion of atwo floor computer room into a dramatic, center atrium with a glass roof thatserved as common space, lounge and community room. The basic structurewas retained but the building itself was virtually gutted and built new fromthe inside out to accommodate suite style rooms as well as new buildingenvelope, windows, roof, mechanical and electrical systems, and elevators. Experience: Firm Overview | 79
  72. 72. emmanuel college: marian hall Boston, MA80 | Experience: Firm Overview
  73. 73. summerslammerproject type: Kitchen/Cafeteria Renovationsarea: 50,000 Square FeetThe new Marian Hall Student Center kitchenrenovation represents another unique projectthat SG&A has completed for the ever changingcampus at Emmanuel College in Boston, MA.The antiquated facilities underwent a total reno-vation in the summer of 2004 while the buildingwas occupied, encompassing the servery kitchenand seating/assembly areas totalling 50,000 s.f. Experience: Firm Overview | 81
  74. 74. umass dartmouth ATmC Fall River, MA82 | Experience: Firm Overview
  75. 75. world class,within reachproject type: Speculative Laboratoryarea: 75,000 Square FeetThis 75,000 sf technology and manufacturing center consistsof two separate wings linked by a Central Support Center. Thisthree-story area consists of reception and waiting areas as wellas faculty offices, conference areas and multipurpose roomsavailable to the public and to “incubator” tenants. The twowings are fully occupied with wet and dry laboratories. Experience: Firm Overview | 83
  76. 76. northeastern university: kostas research institute Burlington, MA landmark dedication project type: Research Institute area: 65,000 Square Feet The George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University, as planned, is a world-class facility dedicated to the advancement of national security research. As an innovative, knowledge center, the building’s traditional vernacular and contemporary aesthetic expresses the progressive and collaborative nature of the institution, the scientists, the entrepreneurs, and the advanced research and discovery that will be accomplished there. The architectural expression is a manifestation of the vision to create a unique and special place to welcome knowledge workers. Located on a prominent site on the Burlington campus, a hierarchy of forms creates a visually coherent architectural statement appealing to both corporate and institutional users. The landmark building creates immediate visual impact and defines the Institute’s important presence at the entrance to the site.84 | Experience: Firm Overview
  77. 77. The George J. Kostas Site Plan NResearch Institute for Homeland Security Project: 2939.00 Date: 15 March 2010 0 10 20 40 Scale: 1" = 20-0" The George J. Kostas Level 1 Floor Plan N Research Institute for Homeland Security Project: 2939.00 Date: 23 March 2010 Scale: 1/8" = 1-0" 0 4 8 Experience: Firm Overview | 85
  78. 78. tufts university: packard hall Medford, MA back to the future project type: Administrative Offices area: 6,000 Square Feet The oldest remaining building on the Medford campus, Packard Hall’s central location and air of history combine to greet the University’s dignitaries and alumni which frequently visit the hall. Located directly on the upper campus quadrangle, Packard Hall serves as home to the development offices and is occupied by Tufts University’s Vice President. Renovated to better accommodate the building’s administrative functions, SG&A utilized period color schemes, detailing and light fixtures. The hall now boasts increased organizational abilities while offering visitors a sense of authenticity within this historic landmark.86 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  80. 80. tufts university: wildlife clinic Grafton, MA88 | Experience: Firm Overview
  81. 81. stewardship, sustainablyproject type: Veterinary Facility area: 12,000 Square FeetTufts University at Grafton, MA is a nationally recognized veterinary school. SG&A was commissioned to design a new12,000 square foot Wildlife Center to accommodate the rehabilitation and study of wildlife throughout New England. With120 acres of open land and future building concerns in mind, SG&A worked closely with Tufts to pick a site appropriate tothe new facility as well as future construction. The Tufts Wildlife Clinic is a unique facility, providing veterinary care, classroomand laboratory teaching methodologies as well as an education center for children and adolescents. The central core encom-passes the reception, waiting areas and educational displays. Overlooking the natural wetlands is a 40 person lecture hall withaccess to an outdoor patio for animal observation. One of the most distinctive features of the wildlife center is housed in theclinic wing. Care is provided for the animals in their natural surroundings. Three separate wards extend care to aquatic, envi-ronmental and carnivore species. A fourth ward serves as a multi-purpose and surgical suite. Experience: Firm Overview | 89
  82. 82. brewster academy Wolfboro, nH building skills project type: Educational Facility area: 42,000 Square Feet Brewster Academy commissioned SG&A to design the largest expansion in the school’s history. Taking advantage of the beautiful views on Lake Winnipesaukee, SG&A designed a 42,000 sf academic building with a program that includes a library, classrooms, chemistry laborato- ries, lecture space, and audiovisual studios for the 300-student campus. Separate classroom “villages” feature distinc- tive class configurations, student study areas, instructional support rooms, and teachers’ offices. These “villages” create environments that accommodate various teaching modalities, encourage team teaching and maximize opportunities for individualized, interdisciplinary instruc- tion throughout the space.90 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  84. 84. wentworth institute of technology: flanagan campus center at beatty hall Boston, MA campus connections project type: Renovation and Addition area: 30,000 Square Feet The Flanagan Campus Center at Beatty Hall is a touchstone in so many ways for the Wentworth community. As one of the most public of buildings on campus, it is a facility that is integral to the daily lives of many WIT constituents – students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Creating an energetic vibe and a sense of place is an essential element to the project’s success as well as meeting the strict budget and schedule. The Flanagan Campus Center at Beatty Hall project includes the construction of approximately 7,000 gsf of new building space in order to expand and renovate the dining commons, kitchen and servery as well as renovate approximately 23,000 gsf of other existing space. The $10 million project includes the development of a new, two story addition to the Ward Street side of Beatty Hall, removal of pre-cast panels from the northerly façade of the building and installation of new fenestration to enhance building appearance. This allows for modest floor space expansion and development of a new main entrance to the building to provide a new interior lobby and enhanced access and egress to the first three floors of the facility. This project also includes an array of improvements aimed at enhancing pedestrian access to, and connections through, Wentworth’s campus.92 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  86. 86. stonehill college: merkert-tracy hall Easton, MA adaptive reuse project type: Renovation area: 40,000 Square Feet Built in 1948, the same year that Stonehill opened, Merkert-Tracy Hall was the young College’s first major construction project. It opened in February 1949 as a science center and classroom building. An addition was constructed in 1979. In 2009, Stonehill built a new state-of-the-art science building on its lower campus and made plans to renovate the old facility into an administrative office building for two divisions, Advancement and Finance as well as the Human Resources Department. Initially, SG&A provided a feasibility study which documented existing conditions, determined the best new use for the building, created a preliminary budget for the agreed upon use, and a subsequent schedule for design and construction. The findings of the study were presented to the Board of Trustees for funding approval. Working with the Facilities Department team as well as senior management, SG&A continued with programming, design and construction administration. The $6 million project was completed in October 2010 and staff moved into the facility on November 11, 2010.94 | Experience: Firm Overview
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  88. 88. [firm leadership] Experience: Firm Overview | 97
  89. 89. our founding partners Since the firms inception in 1991 Al, Bill and Jeff have worked Al Spagnolo, AiA co-founded of Spagnolo Gisness Architecture closely to create a full service architectural, interior design, LLC along with Bill Gisness and Jeff Tompkins. Since that time and planning firm built on a strong design culture that is truly in 1991, he has led the business management of the firm as well as client inclusive. Today they work side by side with over 30 several of the firm’s most significant design commissions. Whether teammembers including with the firm’s Principals, Directors, Al is creating major corporate office buildings for national and international corporations including NSTAR, ING, GTECH, The Project Managers, Job Captains and Draftspersons to achieve MathWorks, and Staples or for regional real estate development the following: organizations like Boston Properties, Intercontinental, National Development, and New Boston Fund, he is the creative force at the [our mission]: to respond to each client’s vision heart of the firm’s design consciousness. As his clients will attest, Al is through communication, collaboration, creativity also just as pragmatic and practical as he is creative. His client-driven and mutual trust. focus toward responsiveness, efficiency and quality control is critical to the firm’s continued reputation for excellent design work.98 | Experience: Firm Overview
  90. 90. bill Gisness AiA leads selected projects from kick off to Jeff Tompkins iiDA LEED AP works with every client tocompletion leading our project and consultant team. In collaboration create great spaces that respond to their unique goals and challenges.with Al and Jeff, Bill is also responsible for the firm’s ability to provide From concept to closeout, Jeff works to understand and clarify clientcreative and practical solutions to effectively meet the requirements expectations then works to assure our team tracks those expectationsand schedule of each project. Working with both Howard and and delivers on shared goals. Jeff is particularly skillful at finding theRoger, Bill leads the firm’s quality assurance and quality control “sweet spot” where design excellence, constructability, budget, andprocess improvements. With nearly 30 years of experience dedicated schedule meet. In partnership with Howard, Jeff provides leadership toto the design and management of a wide variety of projects, Bill has the Interior Design Studio within the firm.successfully completed renovations and new building projects forinstitutions, corporations and commercial real estate firms acrossNew England. point of view: “The client’s culture is central to our design inspirations. It takes precedent over everything else that we draw upon as professionals and as individuals to inform the work. Maybe that’s why there is no definable SG&A “style” - because in the end, the space will always say more about you than it does about us. And, it will always evoke excellence.” -jeff Experience: Firm Overview | 99
  91. 91. principals + directors Steve Cunningham AiA LEED AP matt michel AiA LEED AP With Steve leading the way, SG&A’s Higher Matt is a Senior Project Manager with the Education Studio collaborates specifically firm. Matt is particularly adept at managing with academic clients to develop creative yet complex and sophisticated projects with reasonable design solutions that meet their multi-disciplinary requirements. He is unique institutional and programmatic needs. able to coalesce consultant teams along Steve is a skillful communicator and adept with our own internal design team to stay collaborator as well as a talented architect. He focused and make progress toward goals for knows that using a well-managed process to design, schedule, and cost. Matt’s clients collect ideas and seek consensus is as critical appreciate his ability to manage, organize to designing a successful project as it is to and integrate team resources and project keeping the design process on schedule. information. point of view: “Creativity, originality and innovation exist without promise unless they are tempered by reason and practiced with organization. We balance each SG&A project team’s skill set so that we are equally good at project management and design. You can trust us to cross the t’s and dot the i’s – which, we will confess, is done with a flourish at SG&A!” -matt100 | Experience: Firm Overview
  92. 92. point of view: “At SG&A, we design spaces in an environmentally responsible manner because, first and foremost, it is the right thing to do. Whether you’re interested in using the best possible recycled materials or achieving LEED Platinum certification, the choices we make with you throughout the design process ensure that the environment isn’t an afterthought.” - rogerRoger Stein AiA LEED AP Aurora CammarataRoger is the Director of Architecture and As Director of Business Development,has been responsible for the design and Aurora works to connect the best of SG&A’smanagement of several award-winning design resources to new clients. Connectingprojects over the past twenty years. His need to skill is as much about matchingresponsibilities include management of disposition and work style as it is designarchitectural staff which includes project talent. With more than 20 years experience instaffing, professional development and QA/ the A/E/C industry, Aurora finds the perfectQC. He manages select projects in addition balance every time.to providing design oversight for majorarchitectural design commissions for mixed-use developments including significant“lab-ready” buildings and other corporatebuild-to-suits. Experience: Firm Overview | 101
  93. 93. [how can we help you?]architecture | interior design | planning | office buildings | interior design | mixed-use | higher ed200 high street | boston, ma 02110 | t.617.443.0680 | www.sga-arch.com | communicating.collaborating.creating

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