How to create a workplace for career-long learning

Principal Elizabeth Lowrey writes that innovative companies must “call upon designers to create workspaces that enable every employee to learn while working and work while learning.”

The Biz Journals

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How 3D Data Visualizations Deliver Better Buildings

Principal John Martin illustrates how using 3D visualization and modeling tools maximize land value as well as environmental stewardship for buildings and benefits for the community.

Banker & Tradesman

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Reframing the Workplace for the Knowledge Economy

Principal Elizabeth Lowrey joined Design Museum Everywhere director Sam Aquillano and author Michael Horn on the Design is Everywhere podcast to discuss the role of education in the workplace. They discuss the co-creation process at Elkus Manfredi Architects, the science of learning and how employees find meaning in their work.

Design is Everywhere podcast

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Telling Stories with Buildings

MassPlumbers shares a lovely profile of CEO and Founding Principal David Manfredi, who believes his passion for literature still plays a part in his chosen profession.


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Office Users Should Embrace a Flexible Setup Post-COVID

Elizabeth Lowrey shares how embracing flexibility — in both tangible and intangible forms — will allow a company to engage in truly high-performance work.

Commercial Observer

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Getting there from here: A 4‑step process for identifying your hybrid work model

With hybrid work here to stay, Elizabeth Lowrey shares an approach to help companies maximize the space they have today and empowers people to do their best work.

The Business Journals

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Lowrey Again Named to List of 100 Most Influential Bostonians

For the third year in a row, Principal Elizabeth Lowrey is being recognized among Boston’s most influential people — in part for all her work reshaping workspaces for our post-pandemic return to the office.

Boston Magazine

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The Future of Everthing: You’ll Never Sit in a Cubicle Again

Elizabeth Lowrey contributes her thoughts on the future of the workplace after the pandemic in an piece about 10 long-term predictions for Boston.

Boston Magazine

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Publicis Groupe Among New Workplaces Featured in Wallpaper*

In its roundup of 50 new offices around the world, our design for Publicis Groupe’s activity-based workplace in Boston was noted because we co-created the bright, flexible space with their employees.

Wallpaper* magazine

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How will university campuses change post-pandemic?

Principal John Martin explores how higher education institutions may soon be shifting campus models in response to the integration of virtual learning during the pandemic and demand for more compact, mixed learning environments.

University World News

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Elizabeth Lowrey Pens Essay on the Recalibrated Workplace

As we look ahead to a safe return to the office, Principal Elizabeth Lowrey considers how workplaces must be recalibrated to support the new normal — hybrid work — and the steps needed to create inclusive, welcoming workplaces.

Design Observer

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Janaya Hart an Emerging Architect Finalist in Female Frontier Awards

A mentor to young architects of color and advocate for sustainable architecture, Janaya Hart, AIA, is a finalist in the Emerging Architect category for these World Architecture News awards.

Female Frontier Awards

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Boston’s lab-building boom and its potential impact on neighborhoods

David Manfredi offers context on the evolution of neighborhoods and speaks to the importance of creating mixed-use spaces that support density of people during Boston’s lab-building boom.

The Boston Globe

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Why one city in car-obsessed Florida is prioritizing pedestrians

David Manfredi tells Fast Company about the master planning of Water Street Tampa, which called for redesigning the street grid to prioritize pedestrians in a new mixed-use neighborhood.

Fast Company

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Paparella Named to BD+C’s Top 40 Under 40

Sharing her most valuable career advice and what she’s learned about herself in 2020, Vice President Emily Paparella was named to a national list of AEC stars making their mark in business, philanthropy, and in their communities.

Building Design + Construction

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Reimagining and Redesigning the Little Building

Historical pictures and a rich narrative tell the story of the comprehensive restoration of Emerson College’s Little Building. Turn to page 62 to learn about some of the advanced technology used during the project.

January/February 2021 Southeast Asia Building

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Lowrey Named to 2021 List of Outstanding Women in Commercial Real Estate

The Boston Real Estate Times included Principal and Director of Interior Architecture Elizabeth Lowrey on its list of 10 Outstanding Women in Commercial Real Estate in 2021.

Boston Real Estate Times

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The surprising way to build a productive organization in 2021

As businesses try to maintain their competitive edge with their employees scattered all over cyberspace, Elizabeth Lowrey shares her insights on how to create an inspiring, welcoming workplace within this new hybrid work model.

Fast Company

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Cover Story: Restored to Glory

With a mandate to renovate the holy space for the next 100 years, Elkus Manfredi designed a comprehensive restoration of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston (turn to page 38).

Traditional Building

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The Co-Creation Process: How Inclusion Builds A Resilient Culture

Elizabeth Lowrey shares how to use the co-creation method to manage change early on by empowering employees to take part in designing their own workspace.

Work Design Magazine

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