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On Point

This new home by ARQ Architects is sited on an existing clearing in the woods with views to a tidal harbor. The clients desired a straightforward but modern interpretation of traditional New England design. They also wanted durable, timeless materials … Continue reading

Nestled in the Trees

This is the story of a family that expanded from one generation to several, and of one house that became two. Situated on five acres along the shores of Pleasant Lake, a cozy vacation home first beckoned the owners to … Continue reading

Higher Ed

Harriman is currently working with Portland Public Schools on four renovation projects that are part of the “Building for our Future” (BFOF) program. BFOF is an initiative to renovate four of Portland’s oldest elementary schools: Lyseth Elementary School, Longfellow Elementary … Continue reading

Raised on Higgins Beach

This approximately 2,000-square-foot new home being designed by Kevin Browne Architecture will replace a very tired home that had been cobbled together over the years. The property is located on a dead end street in the heart of Higgins Beach … Continue reading

Good Bones

Phi Builders and Architects was recently given the unique opportunity to adapt a large commercial structure into a family-scaled private residence. Through demolition completed early in the design process, Phi was able to thoroughly investigate the existing building and explore … Continue reading

Little Ponds Residence

The home is composed of three structures situated on a wooded coastal site in Harpswell and takes its cues from the rugged coastline and the dense vegetation found on site. The property’s main structure is situated to take advantage of … Continue reading

Four Corners House

  Four Corners House is a three-bedroom, 2,300-square-foot vacation home that is sited along Maine’s thickly wooded and rugged Bold Coast. Its design is derived from a prototypical nine-square grid: the home forms a courtyard with a communal space to … Continue reading

Growing a Cape in Rosemont

To renovate a small house, on a small lot, in an existing coveted neighborhood of Portland, MJM+A Architects had a number of challenges and goals to meet. The owners know they want to stay put, but they desperately need more … Continue reading

Keyway: an Island Meadow Home

This design by COVE by Knickerbocker Group is for a recently retired couple with two adult children and pets. The design, called Keyway, offers flexibility in the use of the house, allowing for home offices as well as room for … Continue reading

Juniper House at Merriwood

  Since the onset of the pandemic, Maine has seen an influx of out-of-staters and developers who have turned their eye toward more remote and idyllic settings for their projects. Our clients began their project, Merriwood, ahead of this trend. … Continue reading