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 >

The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: PART 2 – ANCHORS AWAY!

By Dan Perruzzi and Cyndy Gibson Murphy. Now that you have the background on the history and future of the site, as well as how this project came to be and how MPA became involved (from Part 1 – All Aboard!”), we can discuss how the project will be built. read more >

The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: PART 1 — ALL ABOARD!

By Dan Perruzzi and Cyndy Gibson Murphy. The new Tea Party Ships and Museum project is, without question, the most unique project our office has ever worked on, for many reasons. read more >

24 Years Young, MPA moves “Up & Out”

By Sarah Nasznic. April 1, 2012 marked MPA’s 24th Anniversary. But we didn’t celebrate with just MPA employees. We teamed up with Heading Home for an Up & Out – their signature volunteer program which pairs groups of volunteers with clients who are making a milestone move from a homeless shelter into permanent housing. read more >