INTRODUCING: The iMPAct Program

By Jessica Sulprizio, The iMPAct Program Chair. I’m proud that a few colleagues and I created The iMPAct Program here at MPA, a formalized program to motivate our firm in four distinct ways: Competition, Social, University and Wellness. But, let me start at the very beginning. read more >

Zipcar Parks in New Global Headquarters

By Janet Morra, AIA, LEED AP, principal at Margulies Perruzzi Architects.  Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, parked its new global headquarters in 46,000 SF of newly designed interior space in Boston’s thriving Innovation District in the summer of 2013. The company moved its hub from Cambridge, Mass. to 35 Thomson Place in Boston, desiring more space and a collaborative “community” environment for its employees. read more >

Iron Mountain: Workspace Re-Invented

By Janet Morra, AIA, LEED AP  |  Principal at Margulies Perruzzi Architects. When preparing to relocate its global headquarters from 745 Atlantic Avenue to One Federal Street in Boston, Iron Mountain, a worldwide provider of information storage and management solutions, seized the opportunity to completely re-envision its workspace from a design perspective, workforce policies perspective and healthy living perspective. read more >

Artwork that Commemorates 25 Years in Business

By Camila Matho. Earlier this year, we decided there was something missing in our main conference room. Sure, the room is filled with technology to make our meetings more efficient. And we have a killer view of the Fort Point Channel and the work we did on the Boston Tea Party & Ships Museum. But we needed an extra pop. read more >

MPA’s Toys for Tots box: Chugga Chugga Choo Choo!

By Camila Matho. When we received the information to be part of U.S Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program this year, we were immediately excited. read more >

Don’t Judge a [YOUR INDUSTRY HERE] Firm by Its Cover

By Sarah Nasznic. Last week, I ventured to The Broad Institute in Cambridge to join The Bioscience Network at their highly anticipated fall event, “Journey to The Top: What Biotechs Actually Do to Become a Top Employer”.  read more >

Powerful Proposals

By Barbara Hicks. In April 2012, I was asked to participate in a panel at an evening event for SMPS Boston entitled “Powerful Proposals: The Integration of Strategy, Graphics, and Writing.” read more >

An Evening with Bobby V.

By Dan Perruzzi, AIA, LEED AP. As a board member of the Massachusetts Building Congress, I had the honor of introducing Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine at the September 6th event. read more >

Interior Designer by Day … Fashion Model by Night

By Dianne Dunnell-Bois. In the spring of 2011, Katie Bertoli from Haworth approached MPA with a proposition: create a Haworth /  Environments at Work / Margulies Perruzzi Architects team to create an entry for the 2011 International Interior Design Association of New England Fashion Show. read more >

The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: PART 3 – AHOY MATEY!

By Dan Perruzzi and Cyndy Gibson Murphy. Perhaps one of the most interesting (and certainly challenging) aspects of building on a floating barge is creating a level work surface. The first step in beginning framing on any project is making certain that you have a level foundation, especially since concrete has a much higher amount of tolerance than most other building materials. read more >