February 11, 2019 // Boulder Associates Announces 2019 Promotions

We’re excited to head into 2019 with the announcement of our newest promotions: Senior Associates: Diedre McGee, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has been with Boulder Associates since 2008. She earned her Bachelor of Science Architectural Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Specializing in OSHPD and Surgery Centers, Diedre is passionate about positive…

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December 28, 2018 // Boulder Associates IPD team wins 2018 Construction Project Excellence Award for massive project in downtown San Francisco

After our Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) team recently completed work on the Sutter Health CPMC Mission-Bernal Hospital Campus project in San Francisco, it was announced that BA, The Boldt Company, Herrero Builders and SmithGroup won the 2018 Construction Industry Project Excellence Award from the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT). This award…

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December 5, 2018 // Boulder Associates exceeds expectations as Sutter Health CPMC Mission-Bernal Hospital Campus achieves LEED-NCv3 Gold certification

The Sutter CPMC Mission-Bernal Hospital Project achieved LEED-NCv3 Gold certification at the end of November, exceeding client expectations thanks to work of Boulder Associates Principal Kristi Ennis, AIA, LEED BD+C, LEED Homes, NCARB and Associate Kayla Henson, AIA, LEED BD+C. This news came in after most of the project team…

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November 2, 2018 // Boulder Associates presenting at four sessions at HCD Healthcare Design Expo & Conference

Several of Boulder Associates team members will be attending and speaking at this year’s HCD Healthcare Design Expo & Conference from Saturday, Nov. 10 through Tuesday, Nov. 12. From our design research department, Meredith Banasiak, EDAC, Assoc. AIA, will be one of three speakers leading attendees at a “Practical Application…

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July 31, 2018 // How to use lean consulting to help healthcare clients do more with what they have

BA’s Romano Nickerson, AIA and Mike Oswald recently held a workshop to share their insight on lean design with the goal of enabling a Southern California clinic the ability to expand patient access within the same care center footprint by reducing their clinician-to-exam ratio. Read more about how they did…

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October 19, 2017 // Boulder Associates wins 2017 IIDA BEST “Give” Award.

We are the proud recipients of the 2017 IIDA BEST “Give” Award for our hard work on The Center at Lowry Skilled Nursing Facility! Congrats to all of the IIDA Rocky Mountain Chapter BEST Award Winners!

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May 24, 2017 // Boulder Associates presenting at the 2017 Lean in Design Forum May 31-June 1 in Chicago.

Boulder Associates will be presenting multiple sessions at next week’s Lean in Design Forum, a conference for designers and builders to come together to learn about lean design practices and tools at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Waterfront Hotel. On May 31, Todd Henderson will be presenting a full day long…

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April 4, 2017 // Hoag Health Center Irvine wins 2016 HREI Insights Award.

The Boulder Associates-designed Hoag Health Center Irvine – Sand Canyon facility won the 2016 HREI Insights Award for the category of Best New MOB  (100,000 S.F.+).

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October 26, 2016 // Boulder Associates sponsors Nancy Frates, creator of the Ice Bucket Challenge, at this year’s Planetree International Conference.

Nancy will be a keynote speaker at this year’s event, held at the Downtown Chicago Marriott October 30th through November 2nd. In 2014, Nancy, an outspoken advocate of patients with ALS, and her son Pete created the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness for ALS—a condition Pete was…

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September 29, 2016 // Boulder Associates’ 5 offices attend the first ever virtual retreat!

All of Boulder Associates Architects’ 5 offices attended the first ever virtual retreat on September 23. Colleagues learned what is going on within the company as it was broadcasted on the firm-wide video conferencing system. This also allowed us the opportunity to learn a bit more about projects and people in…

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February 1, 2016 // 2016 Promotions.

We are proud to kick off 2016 with the announcement of our newest promotions: Senior Associates: Juan Ramos, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, graduated with a Master of Architecture from the University of Colorado, Denver and has been with Boulder Associates for the past 10 years. In 2007, Juan assisted in opening our…

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December 18, 2015 // Hoag Health Center Huntington Beach a finalist for HREI Insights Awards 2015.

Healthcare Real Estate Insights magazine announced the finalists for the 2015 HREI Insights Awards, the only national awards dedicated to recognizing excellence in the areas of healthcare real estate development and executive leadership. One of our projects, Hoag Health Center Huntington Beach, was a finalist in the Best Renovation or Repurposed Healthcare…

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December 17, 2015 // 3P with Cal Poly Pomona Students.

Boulder Associates spent an afternoon with Cal Poly Pomona architecture students to demonstrate the value of 3P (People, Preparation, Process) and how it can be used to achieve measurable results in patient care, efficient workflows & operating systems, and higher satisfaction for patients and staff. Over twenty architecture students built…

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December 9, 2015 // Sustainable Design Director Kristi Ennis in Healthcare Design Magazine.

In 2007 Principal Kristi Ennis was named one of Healthcare Design Magazine’s “twenty who are making a difference.” The magazine did a catch up article with Kristi to see what she has been up to since then.

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November 9, 2015 // Green Apple Day of Service 2015.

As part of our 2015 employee enhancements, Boulder Associates staff were given up to 8 hours of paid time to volunteer with a local charity, cause, or event. Last week, a group from our Orange County office used their volunteer day to install carpet for San Ysidro Health Center, a non-profit…

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November 2, 2015 // Gina Livingston-Smith elected Chair of the Planetree Visionary Design Network.

We are proud to announce that Gina Livingston-Smith has been elected as Chair of the Planetree Visionary Design Network (PVDN) Planetree is a non-profit organization that advocates for the patient’s perspective in healthcare and brings together the design concept of a “healing environment” and a patient-centered approach to delivering care….

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October 8, 2015 // Homeless Advocacy Project finds a new home in the San Francisco Tenderloin District.

Earlier this year, the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) moved into its new home in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco. Skyrocketing rents and ballooning property values led the program to look for a new office location. With an expiring lease and no place to go, there was much concern over…

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September 18, 2015 // Announcing Promotions: Congratulations Tracy Oxnard and Chin Goh.

  Our Board of Directors is proud to announce the promotions of Tracy Oxnard and Chin Goh. Tracy has been named Chief Human Relations Officer in recognition of her critical role in recruiting and retaining top talent. Tracy has been with us for seven years and has played an important…

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September 17, 2015 // 2nd Fridays: Finding inspiration in outside industries.

This year, Boulder Associates started a new tradition called “2nd Fridays” to promote innovative thinking, learning, and socializing. “Every month we spend time together learning about creative people doing exciting new projects in our region,” explains Adam Taylor, one of our Environmental Graphic Designers in our Sacramento office. Whether by…

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July 13, 2015 // Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.

As part of the 2015 employee enhancements, Boulder Associates staff are given up 8 hours of paid volunteer time to volunteer with a local charity, cause, or event. Morgan and Emily took a day to volunteer with Denver’s Habitat for Humanity. The duo worked on Habitat’s 6-unit townhouse on Mariposa…

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