Puppy Love: Valentine’s Day has us wagging our tails.
Isn’t it strange that English has only one word–love–to describe so many different emotions? This Valentine’s Day, Signal Works decided to recognize one type of love in particular: that between animals and their humans. We asked office pet parents to tell us all about their favorite non-human. Evan and Ronin What do you love most […]
Delivering modern educational needs in Providence
The Providence Public School District (PPSD) is renovating its primary and secondary school buildings to meet the needs of its growing and evolving student body. But these projects take a long time to complete — much longer than the short 10-week summer break when the buildings are vacant. So the district chose to develop a […]
Reflections. Looking back on a year of exciting projects
As the year draws to a close, we’d like to highlight a few of the projects we were part of in 2022. It’s impossible to choose a favorite, but here are a few we were particularly excited about. Barrington The town of Barrington was undertaking a study to determine how they should approach a parcel […]
Care Team. Taking care of those who take care of us
“A culture of support is about creating understanding, which leads to empathy.” – Eric Army, Signal Works Founder Signal Works’ people-first philosophy extends beyond creating projects that function well for those who live, work and play in those structures. It’s about designing a culture that supports individuals facing hardship, applauds those who go above and […]
Meet Evan: Dedicated to honest conversation.
Evan Gamble studied sport and event management at Elon University and graduated in 2012. Since then, he’s built a career in property management, and now is bringing his expertise to Signal Works. Evan joined Signal Works in July 2022 as a Property Manager. He will be responsible for ensuring residential properties operate smoothly, are serviced […]
Meet Sam: Going beyond the expected.
Sam Hogg is a RISD graduate who comes to Signal Works after years of experience working on institutional projects, particularly schools. He joined the Signal Works team in July as an Architectural Project Manager and will be responsible for acting as a touchpoint for clients throughout the entire design process. In the background, he’ll coordinate […]
The Hybrid Office Solution: Bringing flexibility to the workplace.
Post-lockdown, when people could safely return to the office, Signal Works chose not to return to business as usual. Instead, it made a deliberate shift into an environment with a hybrid, flexible schedule. Eric Army, Signal Works founder says, “We decided that this would allow us to better support our people while remaining mission-aligned.” This […]
Building Community: Writing the next chapter of the architecture profession.
We like to think that Signal Works attracts people who share our people-first philosophy, and that’s certainly the case for Project Manager and Architect Bryan Buckley. Bryan serves as the director at large for the local American Institute of Architects (AIAri) chapter and recently volunteered to be Rhode Island’s representative for the Young Architect’s Forum […]
Meet Laureen: Champion of change and adaptation.
After 21 years as vice president of research management at Fidelity Investments, Laureen Ratti retired to travel and be with her new granddaughter. But lucky for Signal Works, she came out of retirement, and we’re the grateful beneficiaries of her results-oriented approach to financial management. Laureen has served millions of retail brokerage customers over the […]
Meet Kelsey: Designing with future generations in mind.
Kelsey has a master’s degree in architecture from RWU, with a background in commercial, institutional, civic, and hospitality architecture. She also is well-versed in historic restoration. While she loves being involved in all stages of design, she has the most recent experience with construction documents. Kelsey joined the Signal Works team as a junior designer […]