AIA Design Theory

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Flexibility in Design

Architect Christopher Grotton on the need for spaces that can grow and adapt along with their occupants

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Building Local

Architect Nancy Barba on revitalizing buildings with materials from our own backyard

Kathryn Wetherbee Wise
on creating successful community gathering spaces

Public Domain

Kathryn Wetherbee Wise on creating successful community gathering spaces.

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Building a Community

Architecture is rarely just about a building. Rather, architects create buildings within a context that demands a response, says David Webster, cofounder of PDT Architects in Portland and board chair of GrowSmart Maine, an organization dedicated to community revitalization, conservation, … Continue reading

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Design for all Abilities

Buildings today are designed to last more than 100 years, and yet many of them can’t effectively be used by a large portion of our population, says Bucksport architect John Gordon, who believes it’s time to expand our definition of sustainable … Continue reading

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Strengthening Surroundings

In MH+D’s continuing collaboration with AIA Maine, we present to you each month a design concept from an architect’s point of view

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Designing Solutions

In MH+D’s continuing collaboration with AIA Maine, we present to you each month a design concept from an architect’s point of view

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Client Comes First

In MH+D’s continuing collaboration with AIA Maine, we present to you each month a design concept from an architect’s point of view.

Rob Tillotson, AIA president and licensed architect and professional engineer

Design Harmony

AIA Design Theory In MH+D’s continuing collaboration with AIA Maine, we present to you each month a design concept from an architect’s point of view.