Wellesley College Jewett Arts Center Window Replacement & Refurbishment – Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College Jewett Arts Center Window Replacement & Refurbishment – Wellesley, MA

Sorensen Partners is Architect and OPM for the restoration of the Music Building windows in the historically-significant Jewett Arts Center by American modernist Paul Rudolph. Summer 2020 construction is exterior painting of all Music Building window exteriors and, with restoration to original historic colors, and…

Endicott College Bar & Student Lounge – Beverly, MA

Endicott College Bar & Student Lounge – Beverly, MA

Sorensen Partners is Architect and Interior Designer and provided furniture & equipment consulting services for Endicott’s College’s signature new 5,600 square-foot open-plan bar and lounge, located in the heart of campus beneath the Wax Center Auditorium facing the main campus green. The bar and lounge…

Cambridge Public Library Main Branch – Collaborative Staff Workspace – Cambridge, MA

Cambridge Public Library Main Branch – Collaborative Staff Workspace – Cambridge, MA

Sorensen Partners is Architect, Interior Designer, and Furniture Consultant for a new collaborative work space for staff in the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library. Replacing a cubicle layout work area, the new collaborative space provides flexibility of workspace choice and personal storage. The…

Swarthmore College Library Collection Management & Discovery Office Suite  – Workflows Analysis, Workshop & Design – Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore College Library Collection Management & Discovery Office Suite – Workflows Analysis, Workshop & Design – Swarthmore, PA

Sorensen Partners worked with Swarthmore College to relocate the library technical services offices at McCabe Library to a new space within the library that efficiently meets the department’s present workflow needs. Sorensen Partners conducted an on-site analysis and programming study in conjunction with the College…

Lobby Restoration & Renovation for Wellesley College Jewett Arts Center – Wellesley, MA

Lobby Restoration & Renovation for Wellesley College Jewett Arts Center – Wellesley, MA

Sorensen Partners is Architect and OPM for the restoration and renovation of several key features in the lobby and adjacent spaces at Wellesley College’s Jewett Arts Center. The Jewett Arts Center was designed by renowned modernist Paul Rudolph, and changes to the structure adhere to…

News – Sorensen authors ‘Designing for Laughter: 7 Concepts for Inventing the Future of Academic Communities’

News – Sorensen authors ‘Designing for Laughter: 7 Concepts for Inventing the Future of Academic Communities’

Charles G. Forrest & Martin Halbert – editors of Beyond the Information Commons: A Field Guide to Evolving Library Services, Technologies and Spaces, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming – selected Sorensen Partners’ Marie S.A. Sorensen, AIA as the author of the volume’s Afterword. Sorensen’s essay,…

Learning Commons for Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology – Boston, MA

Learning Commons for Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology – Boston, MA

Sorensen Partners was Architect and Interior Designer for the renovation of three signature spaces in the ‘Learning Commons’ on the main floor of Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT) in Boston, Massachusetts, and specified and coordinated furniture, lighting, AV, IT, power/data, mechanical, and electrical requirements.…

University of the Pacific Library: Participatory Design & Ethnography – Stockton, CA

University of the Pacific Library: Participatory Design & Ethnography – Stockton, CA

Sorensen Partners was participatory design workshop leader and ethnographer for the University of the Pacific (UOP) Libraries staff and leadership, and with the Department of Support Services / Physical Plant, in summer 2017 to facilitate understanding and discovery of Library staff and faculty interactions and…

University at Albany Library Facility Assessment, Programming & Renovation – Albany, NY

University at Albany Library Facility Assessment, Programming & Renovation – Albany, NY

The University Library concept design – including benchmarking, visioning, programming, facility assessment, and conceptual design phase schematic section and plan diagrams coordinated for structural and mechanical feasibility – lays out a five-phase strategy for transforming and improving the Library’s existing 254,500 square-foot facility designed in…