September 13, 2021

Recognizing Borealis Lighting Studio's Hsin-Ying Huang + Leela Shanker

BR+A prides itself on being on the forefront of Lighting Design through the implementation of the Borealis Lighting Studio. We believe our company is on the convergence of technicality, sustainability, and aesthetics. This is what allows us to work in a multitude of industries spanning healthcare, higher education, performance spaces, and laboratories. Two of our employees have been recognized for their incredible work in the industry. Hsin-Ying Huang was a speaker at the 2021 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Annual Conference where she presented her thesis: “Possibility of Parametric...
June 02, 2021

Welcome 2021 Summer Interns!

We would like to welcome our 2021 summer class of interns! It has been such a tough year for everyone and we are glad to be getting back to some normalcy! Cheers to the future of engineering!
May 18, 2021

BR+A's Erin Popa Featured in Boston Landing Spotlight

Boston Landing featured Erin Popa and BR+A in their spotlight campaign. We’d like to spotlight BR+A Consulting Engineers, a consulting firm in the immediate #BrightonMA neighborhood with office space over here at 10 Guest Street! Read on to hear more from Erin Popa, a Senior Associate and engineer. For those who aren't familiar, what is BR+A? → BR+A is a National MEP/FP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, & fire protection) engineering consulting firm, headquartered in Boston, with ten offices nationwide. We specialize in healthcare, biotech, developer and institutional projects and are a...
April 22, 2021

Congratulations to the 2021 COTE Top Ten Award Winners

BR+A would like to sincerely congratulate all of the 2021 COTE Top Ten Award Winners on this amazing accomplishment of integrating design excellence and environmental performance. In particular, we would like to acknowledge two of our project partners on this achievement: May you continue to lead the industry with your innovation and dedication to sustainability, performance, and true partnership. RELATED LINKS: Cris Copley Tony Petone MIT.nano Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center
October 07, 2020

Announcing BR+A Promotions | 2020

BR+A is pleased to announce our latest staff promotions to Associate Principal, Senior Associate, and Associate. View our digital announcement brochure on Issuu here.
May 14, 2020

Thank you essential workers

BR+A staff (across our nine offices) created a two minute video tribute for essential workers on the front lines of this pandemic. I hope you will take a moment to watch, as many of those we are honoring represent our valued clients, family, friends, partners, and just plain heroes. So from our family to yours, we thank you. Click here to watch our video.
May 02, 2020

Engineering New Record Article: University of Va. Accelerates Hospital Project To Meet COVID-19 Demand

"University of Virginia Medical Center was able to redesign and accelerate portions of a $394-million expansion project to meet demand for bed capacity brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Charlottesville facility opened 15 ICU isolation beds on April 2 on a 28-bed floor of the six-floor patient tower portion of the project. Three floors of the tower, which are roughly 25,000-sq-ft each, are tentatively scheduled to open by June with the remaining three held as a shell for future space." BR+A is proud to be part of this team. Click here to read the rest of the article.
March 18, 2020

A message from BR+A Consulting Engineers regarding COVID-19

The COVID-19 situation is unprecedented in modern history. BR+A is closely monitoring it so that we can continually react quickly to changes in government and healthcare requirements. Safeguarding the health and well-being of our staff, their families, and those of our clients and partners who support us are paramount throughout this event. We want to assure you that BR+A will continue, to the fullest extent possible, to serve our clients and ongoing projects within the limitations on safe travel and safe interactions. We have set up our employees with equipment and services to allow them to...
February 14, 2020

BR+A Welcomes Sarah McGillicuddy as Director of Business Development

BR+A Consulting Engineers is pleased to announce that Sarah McGillicuddy has joined our firm as Director of Business Development. With over 15 years of business development experience in the AEC industry developing strategies, tools, and tactics to expand businesses, she will be responsible for developing new business, fostering client relationships, and growing BR+A’s national presence. “Sarah’s industry knowledge, relationships/connections, and creativity will serve BR+A well as we continue to grow. We are excited to have her on the team,” said Allan Ames, President of BR+A. “I am elated to...
November 27, 2019

BR+A Welcomes James DeFilippi to our Proton Engineering Team

BR+A Consulting Engineers is pleased to announce that James DeFilippi has joined our Proton Engineering team. With more than 18 years of experience in the radiation oncology field (the last 10 years focused exclusively on proton therapy), he brings extensive knowledge to our proton team. Specifically on the technical operational aspects of the proton equipment, the needs of proton therapy clinical end-users, developer based approach planning, and equipment startup sequencing, particularly the impact it has on construction schedules. This depth of knowledge will further broaden BR+A’s ability...
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