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Written by Paul | Published on February 26, 2020

The original farmhouse was lost long ago leaving the barn and its stories to inspire the new home for this ocean front location. The use of the familiar farmhouse vernacular interpreted with modern proportions and spacial relationships allow a four-bedroom home to settle calmly into the landscape. All is as it should be. The arrangement… View project details >

| Published on January 5, 2016

Benefitting from the existence of a dilapidated structure, we were able to reuse and expand the footprint and volume with a new contemporary version of a Maine camp. Using sun orientation, views, and prevailing winds as guides, the plan began to take shape. We grew the volume to meet program needs while getting sunlight deep… View project details >

| Published on April 30, 2012

Located on the edge of Rockland’s downtown district, this 9,000 s.f. project combines two buildings into one that is home to Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors magazine, Sweets & Meats gourmet grocer and a variety of other commercial and residential tenants. Over-looking Rockland Harbor, this project has extended the retail and commercial vibrancy of the… View project details >

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| Published on April 30, 2012

During the renovations of the main house, the clients decided that a separate building was needed for artist studio space, doubling as overflow guest quarters. With setback and topography challenges, using the footprint once occupied by a utility building presented the best solution. This 460 square foot building projects out over a steep site, has… View project details >

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| Published on April 30, 2012

This stand-alone guesthouse completes a family retreat on the coast of Maine. While giving guests a get-a-way spot from larger gatherings, one can easily transition to the excitement of family events through a trail system along the shore. The exterior is clad in red cedar shingles with a clear finish, and painted accents use natural hues matching specific colors found on the site. The combination of wood and stone interior gives warmth to large spaces. Bedrooms are arranged to allow multiple families to stay together yet maintain privacy. View project details >

| Published on April 30, 2012

The site for this project is a secluded spot on the coast of Maine. Located 2½ miles off the coast requires this retreat to be totally self-sufficient. All power is generated on-island, vegetable gardens provide ample provisions, and fresh water is in good supply. Four existing cottages were rebuilt for family and guests, and several new… View project details >