Press Releases 04.19.2022

Our Denver Studio Welcomes New Science and Technology Practice Leader

Cheryl Wolfe joins the Denver studio from our Boston studio

DENVER—Global architecture and design firm Perkins&Will announces Cheryl Wolfe as the new science and technology practice leader for the firm’s Denver studio. The newly created role reflects the studio’s rapid growth and response to Denver’s burgeoning life sciences industry. Wolfe brings over two decades of design experience in the science and learning market sectors.

“Colorado’s energy and growth gives it the potential to be the next generation biotech center. Experience working with some of the most innovative life science companies in the world, we have a powerful foundation for our practice here in Denver,” says Wolfe, who joined the Denver studio in March 2022 after seven years in the firm’s Boston studio. “I want to bring expertise and ideas to our clients so that we can together build new spaces and resources for life science innovation.”

Wolfe’s portfolio of built work includes the Cambridge Innovation Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Lab Central in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Takeda Oncology Research and Development Headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. Her technical leadership combined with a collaborative spirit will be critical to leading complex projects. She brings new ideas, fresh perspectives, and an eagerness to help clients create environments for working and learning collaboratively.

“Cheryl has designed and delivered outstanding projects as part of the Boston studio; now we’re thrilled to have her leading the Science and Technology practice for the Denver studio,” says Jeff Chermely, operations director for Perkins&Will’s Denver studio. “She brings a strong background in state-of-the-art life science facilities at a time when the mountain region is buzzing with opportunities; it is just a perfect fit for Cheryl and our clients. I’m excited to partner with Cheryl to deliver the finest research and laboratory facilities in the country.”

Wolfe holds a Master of Architecture from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), a LEED Accredited Professional, and a WELL Accredited Professional. An active learner and dedicated teacher, Wolfe has taught studio and graduate thesis at the Boston Architectural College and sat on numerous design juries for Roger Williams University and the Rhode Island School of Design.

The Cambridge Innovation Center, in Cambridge, MA