Margulies Perruzzi Architects Welcomes Five Design Professionals

Margulies Perruzzi Architects Welcomes Five Design Professionals

Margulies Perruzzi Architects Welcomes Five Design Professionals

BOSTON – July 7, 2015 – Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA), one of Boston’s most innovative architectural and interior design firms, is proud to welcome five new design professionals to the firm. Jason B. Costello, AIA, LEED AP, joins MPA as an associate principal leading the firm’s healthcare studio. Karen S. Estabrook, AIA, LEED GA, joins MPA as a senior project manager. Jamie J. Chan joins MPA’s marketing department as a graphic designer and contributor to the firm’s branding projects. As architectural designers, Joshua LaBeau and Kelsey Bridge will be responsible for design development, programming, and project management and coordination.

“Jason, Karen, Jamie, Joshua, and Kelsey add their respective talents and strengths to our design team, and they understand the importance of creating design that supports our clients’ business objectives,” said Dan Perruzzi, AIA, LEED AP, principal at Margulies Perruzzi Architects. “We are also delighted that these talented individuals have recognized that MPA is a great place to work, and we are confident that they will contribute to the unparalleled service we deliver to our clients.”

Joining MPA as an associate principal, Jason B. Costello, AIA, LEED AP, is a project architect and designer specializing in large healthcare project design and construction. His focus is on creating healing environments that balance the clinical requirements of staff with the personal needs of patient and family. With more than 16 years of architectural experience, he is recognized for his leadership, integrity, and ability to mentor team members and create an atmosphere of learning. Prior to joining MPA, Jason was associate principal at a Boston-based architecture firm working on large hospital projects including MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta, Maine, Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Penn., Newton Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Mass., and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Conn. Jason received a Bachelor of Architecture with a general management concentration from Syracuse University. A registered and LEED accredited architect, Jason is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Boston Society of Architects, and the New England Society for Healthcare Strategy.

Karen S. Estabrook, AIA, LEED GA, joins MPA as a senior project manager with more than 25 years of experience in client management, architectural design, and project management. Prior to joining MPA, Karen held project architect/project manager roles at several architecture firms in Boston. She has been responsible for the completion of a wide variety of project types, including academic buildings for colleges and universities, office buildings, student housing, and lab and healthcare buildings. A registered architect and LEED Green Associate, Karen received a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design.

Jamie J. Chan joins MPA as a graphic designer in MPA’s marketing department. Previously, he was a freelance designer working on a variety of print, digital, web, and photography projects. Jamie embraces good design theory and works in a multitude of design programs. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from Mount Ida College in Newton, Mass. and an Associate of Science in Graphic Design from Middlesex Community College in Bedford, Mass.

An architectural designer at MPA, Joshua LaBeau is a recent graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston where he received a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture. His skill set includes model making, hand drawing, sketching, and Revit modeling. Joshua completed internships at two Boston-based architecture firms where he worked collaboratively on various projects from the design stage to construction administration.

Joining MPA as an architectural designer, Kelsey Bridge is a recent graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston where she received a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture. Her academic design work was chosen for exhibit in the Boston Society of Architects 2014 Student Design Showcase, and she won first place in a juried competition for an entry that demonstrated exemplary design to redevelop Boston’s Dewey Square. Prior to joining MPA, Kelsey worked as an electrical apprentice.

About Margulies Perruzzi Architects
Consistently ranked as one of Boston’s top architectural and interior design firms, Margulies Perruzzi Architects creates buildings and interiors for clients who value design. The firm services the corporate, professional services, healthcare, research/lab, and real estate communities with a focus on sustainable design. Clients include Manulife/John Hancock, Nuvera Fuel Cells, Reliant Medical Group, Sapient, Hobbs Brook Management and Forrester Research. For more information, please visit http://www.mp-architects.com.

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