Originally published by The Boston Globe Spotlight Team
On behalf of the Tamez Family, Patricia Rosas shares her reflections on the design experience of Birdie’s Nook. What began as a small idea blossomed, revealing unexpected promise to her, her family, and their...
"Transformational architecture is the result of extensive collaboration and efforts of many. It’s about people, not just projects."
"The most valuable lesson I have learned is how to make a great place. I don’t mean this in the architectural sense of creating great space with our projects—I mean how to create a work environment where employees feel value, ownership, and potential in coming to work every day."
"Overland has embraced a work/life balance that makes it possible for me to be a working mother of two young children. Before departing on my second maternity leave, I encouraged leadership to increase the number of women in the studio to reflect a more diverse and inclusive culture. Since then, all new hires have comprised of approximately 48.7% women."
Inspired by the children’s book The Giving Tree, Overland Intern Coordinator Ben Rosas set out in March to invest in the growth of the firm’s aspiring architects, leading them through a small design-build...
"Overland has been proactive in understanding who I am, what my strengths are and how to best leverage those so I maximize my impact within the office. By doing so, I am operating from a place of strength and confidence."
A recent addition to the Overland Sustainability team, Sandra Montalbo shares her research on “The Habits of High Performance Firms” and how Overland measures up.