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Porches in Conversation

For a Jessie Carroll Architect project in Cumberland, nothing says home like a porch. A porch is a timeless accessory with classic New England appeal. As a literal threshold to the landscape, it has the potential to add not only … Continue reading

Prefab Timber Frame

From the western Maine mountains to the rocky shores of Matinicus Island, you can find numerous timber-framed homes and barns designed and built by Houses and Barns by John Libby over the past half century. Combining New England vernacular with … Continue reading

A Library Grows Downeast

Simons Architects is working with the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor on a new addition to its historic 1911 building. The addition is the third phase of a four-phase plan for growth dating back to 2015, reflecting the library’s … Continue reading

School ties

Schools are at the heart of what make communities thrive and prosper. The Harriman Pre K–12 Education Studio works closely with educators and communities across northern New England to cultivate learning through inspiring environments built on emerging best practices in … Continue reading

A Glam Gambrel Infused with Downeast Charm

This new gambrel shingle-style house, nestled in a cove looking out toward Little Deer Isle over Eggemoggin Reach, is infused with Downeast charm. The large cottage windows, diamond-patterned stained glass, and expansive trifold glass doors are just a few features … Continue reading