In Remembrance of Bill Maini

May 5, 2017

With appreciation for his achievements and sadness on his loss, we share the news of the passing of Bill Maini, a founding partner and former president and chief executive officer of SMMA. Together with Parker Symmes, Bill founded Vappi Symmes and Maini in 1955, at 240 Sidney Street in Cambridge. When architect Jon McKee joined the young firm three years later, they changed the name to Symmes Maini & McKee Architects and Engineers. 

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Michael van Hamel Earns ALEP Certification

Van Hamel Earns ALEP Credential

April 28, 2017

Michael van Hamel has been certified as an Accredited Learning Environment Planner by an independent commission convened on behalf of the Association for Learning Environments. Michael is the second ALEP at SMMA, making it the only architecture/engineering firm in the Northeast with multiple ALEPs on staff.

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Finnegan & Poinelli Appointed to ENR NE & AIA CAE Juries

April 21, 2017

Two members of SMMA's K-12 Studio, Lorraine Finnegan and Philip Poinelli, have been selected to serve as judges for Engineering News-Record New England and the American Institute of Architects Committee of Architecture for Education, respectively.

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First Quarter Catch-Up

March 28, 2017

The first quarter of 2017 was a busy one for a number of SMMAers, both in and out of the office. Here is a brief staff-level recap of some of the goings-on of the past few months.

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