Whether new construction, historic restoration, or renovation/adaptive reuse, Design Associates’ approach frees each client and project from dogmatic formulas and lets architectural design excellence thrive. Practical, workable, and buildable alternatives are set forth in response to client input at every step of project development. Design Associates’ guidance and understanding lead to the best use solutions. Long considered the preeminent architectural firm on Nantucket Island, Design Associates began exporting its refined expertise throughout New England with the establishment of the firm’s second office in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1983. Clients include private real estate owners and developers, municipalities and institutions who seek out Design Associates both for its demonstrated sensitivity to New England’s historic fabric and this energetic team’s ability to create new buildings worthy of future preservation. Hundreds of well-designed, custom single-family homes, hotels, inns, and country clubs, restaurants, recreational facilities, day-care centers, and many other institutional, commercial, and mixed-use projects are the firm’s distinctive, classic New England style--a signature which deftly balances history, architecture, and modern context. In recognition of Design Associates’ creativity and technical competency, since 1980 the firm has provided architectural services and consulting for “This Old House”, a nationally syndicated production of WGBH-TV/Boston. The firm’s work has also been published in Historic Preservation, Cape Cod Home and Garden, Cape Cod Life, House and Garden, House Beautiful, Boston Magazine, Home, Traditional Home, Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, Nantucket Journal, This Old House Magazine and included in books such as The Timber Frame House, Nantucket Gardens & Houses, This Old House Kitchens, This Old House Bathrooms and Shingle Style Houses, Past and Present.
- 364 Main St CharlestownMA0212950503
I-Kanda Architects is an award-winning architectural design practice founded by Isamu & Marley Kanda, following graduation from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. The Boston based firm’s work has graced the covers of Boston Home Magazine and Boston Globe Magazine, as well as being published in Dwell, Dezeen and Azure. In 2017 the firm received the AIA Design Honor Award by the Boston chapter of the American Institute of Architects. In 2018 the firm received the Best of Boston Home Award for Urban Architect, and was selected as "Next Progressives" by Architect Magazine. The firm approaches each project as a new array of needs and desires out of which to conceive uniquely enhanced structures. Their aim is to turn constraints into possibilities - to work with clients, builders and sites to realize ideas far beyond anyone’s initial hopes. The firm creates buildings and spaces that are modern, yet enduring – equal parts purpose and sculpture; broadly ranging from lofty barn conversions to Back Bay penthouses, boutique storefronts to mountain-side cabins.
- 18 Main Street ConcordMA0174250503
CREATING UNIQUE, MEANINGFUL, AND TIMELESS SPACES steines architecture provides modern, sophisticated and creative design solutions to every project. Designing for the individual needs of our clients is our first goal. We love to work on unusual, distinctive design, small or big, from concept to detail. Sustainable and energy efficient design is an integrated part of our work. We are working closely with landscape architects, engineers and other design professionals to achieve the ideal project outcome within budget and time frame every owner envisions.
- 70 Seven Star Lane ConcordMA0174250509
Mahoney Architects is a small architectural firm dedicated to designing high quality, memorable residences. We have been designing for 15 years and have experience in new homes, renovations of all sizes, both new and old, traditional and modern.
- Available upon Request DedhamMA02026495015
Since 1979, Moran and Associates has specialized in fine homebuilding and design for new homes, additions, renovations, restorations, and interiors. Principal, Mollie Moran's projects have received several awards including Architectural Record Houses of the Year and Boston Society of Architects Housing Award. They have been published in national and local publications, including House Beautiful, Progressive Architecture, Boston Magazine, Vermont Magazine and Boston Globe Magazine
Architectural design in Ipswich, serving the North Shore of Massachusetts, and locations throughout New England. Services include new custom homes, historically-sensitive rehabs, additions, interior design and space planning. We offer a unique blend of technical and architectural know-how and use our firsthand knowledge of the construction process to guide our designs.
- 19 Bishop Allen Drive CambridgeMA02139505019
Hammer Architects, with offices on Cape Cod and in Cambridge, Massachusetts focuses primarily on residential design. Our portfolio includes both new homes, as well as renovations and additions that often require a sensitive integration with an existing historic or architecturally significant house. Our goal is to craft well designed buildings that are appropriate to their surroundings, make a positive contribution to their environment and are a joy to live in. Our projects have been widely recognized for their design excellence and published in numerous books, blogs and magazines. The size of our firm allows us to maintain close collaborative relationships and provide substantial principal involvement in all phases of our commissions. Our technical commitment enables us to arrive at innovative solutions, in response to our clients’ budgets, schedules and program objectives, and our experience permits us to discover creative ways to fulfill our clients’ expectations.
- 13 Regent Street CambridgeMA0214050507
With over 33 years in the architectural design field, the Downer / Associates team provides the most respected architectural design services in Cambridge, MA. Downer / Associates offers complete and “a la carte” architectural design services from site analysis to custom cabinetry for all types of residential projects. Whether it is redesigning an existing floor layout to better fit the clients’ lifestyle, finding ways to re-purpose unused or underused existing space, or designing a thoughtful addition that accommodates a family’s changing needs, Downer / Associates will assist the homeowners in creating a beautiful, functional, and sustainable home. Serving Cambridge, Winchester, and Greater Boston. By listening to our Clients' needs and desires, exploring imaginative design solutions, choosing appropriate systems and materials, and partnering with quality contractors dedicated to craftsmanship, we help our Clients create beautiful, comfortable, and energy-efficient homes.
- 30 North St Hingham0204350507
A full service residential design studio that strives to produce thoughtful and creative solutions that respond to the diverse needs of our clients.
- 67 West Street MedfieldMA02052495025
Award-winning designs for new homes, whole house renovations, additions and interiors. We instill the feeling that while fresh, beautiful and new, antique or modern, "this feels like it has been here forever". We pride ourselves in collaborating with builders, designers and other trade partners.
- 1035 Cambridge St. Suite 1 CambridgeMA0214150505
Leonardi Aray Architects LLC (LAA) communicates clients' values through design. Our process includes sharing perspectives, building consensus and then offering a variety of scenarios and options. The firm, located by Inman Square, Cambridge, has designed residential structures to fit the client’s programmatic needs and budget while expressing an aesthetic valuable to the occupants. LAA seeks to be engaged with community development and creation of civic landmarks. Leonardi Aray, AIA, leads the operations and design efforts of the firm. Whether it is a home addition or an urban design intervention, he identifies the challenges and opportunities associated with every project. Prior to LAA, Leonardi worked on projects nationwide for various Boston-based firms. Project experience includes master planning initiatives, extensive housing design and construction work for projects as large as 200-unit housing development. Recently, Leonardi has been providing consulting services to Massachusetts Municipal Affordable Housing Trusts. Leonardi is an active member of the Boston Society of Architects, has served on the Envision Cambridge Housing Working Group and is a member of the executive committee of the Massachusetts Association of Consulting Planners. Leonardi holds a bachelor degree of Architecture from Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela and earned a Master of Community Planning from the University of Rhode Island. LAA team members: Michele Adrian, AIA, LEED Green Assoc. (former) Jenniffer Marichal, Interior Design Jonette Mamba, Interior Design (former) Joseph Panetta, AIA A pool of consultants, designers and construction experts support the work of the firm on a regular basis.
As architects we must be optimists: every project physically changes the world and must do so for the better. Our work must support and improve the lives of those that encounter it, inspire wonder, and perform to tomorrow’s standards of environmentalism and building technology. We look at each project as an opportunity to work with clients to frame the lives and activities that unfold within it. Our work expresses a clarity of form and function, employing materials in an honest and unadorned way. We respond to site conditions by providing visual and physical connections between inside and out. These qualities result in spaces that are enduring, engaging, and open. Our process is collaborative. We have fun together and with our clients. We are ready to surprise and be surprised.
- One Walnut Street BostonMA0210850503
For more than 25 years, the experts at Christopher Hall Architects have collaborated with clients to design high-quality, custom homes. Respecting the heritage of New England architecture, we create inspired designs for modern day living. Reinterpreting classic architectural forms that function in today’s busy world without sacrificing traditional aesthetics, our projects balance well-respected form with contemporary function. Working closely with clients, Christopher Hall and his team, work from concept through completion, transforming your dream into architectural reality. Christopher Hall founded his practice in 1990, shortly after completing an apprenticeship on Nantucket Island that focused primarily on residential homes and additions. It was during this apprenticeship that Chris fell in love with residential architecture and the New England shingle style aesthetic. Over the last 30 years, Chris has worked on a wide range of residential projects in Metro West Boston and the coasts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Florida. His life-long passion for design, construction, and craftsmanship continues with the building his own family’s house in Little Compton, Rhode Island. Chris enjoys fly fishing, furniture making, and motorcycling the back roads of New England. He has a bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College and a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.
- 1501 Beacon Street Ste. #706 BrooklineMA0244650508
We are a full service architectural and interior design practice, located in Brookline, MA. All that we are passionate about is creating timeless architecture that speaks uniquely of the individual who owns it. We provide conceptual design, budgeting, planning and project management for new construction and renovation projects. We also specialize in lighting design, kitchen design, bathroom design, cabinetry and millwork design.
- 40 Pearl St. CambridgeMA0213950507
Frank Shirley Architects offers clients decades of experience in high-end residential architecture. The firm balances an appreciation of traditional proportions, crafts, and materials with a command of the latest and most cost effective sustainability technology. Our approach yields elegant designs, sound structures, and satisfied clients. New Homes from 1.5 Million to 6 Million. Home Renovations from $250,000 to 3 Million. Historical Restorations from $250,000 to 3 Million. Kitchens from $75,000 to $350,000. These are estimates only based on experience and your actual costs may vary depending on the scope of your project. Frank Shirley Architects provides complete architectural services, from master planning and conceptual design to completion, including interior and cabinetry design. Contact us for a consultation about your project.