Adaptive Reuse and Redevelopment in Newport

Adaptive Reuse and Redevelopment in Newport

Sometimes old buildings outlive the reason for their original construction and yet they are beloved structures that are an important part of the local history and architectural fabric. What is to be done with these buildings? Newport, because of its long history and...
Archi-Tech: When to Hire an Architect

Archi-Tech: When to Hire an Architect

When planning a construction project, people often wonder if they need an architect. The answer depends upon many different factors. Is it a residential or commercial project? Do you want to add to the building, substantially rearrange it or simply redecorate it? Do...
A4 Architecture Principal Interview – Ross Cann

A4 Architecture Principal Interview – Ross Cann

Bontena Brand Network interviews Ross Cann, Founder and Managing Director of A4 Architecture + Planning. This interview gives a brief understanding of Ross, beginning with his education which opened him to curiosities that evolved into a multi-faced career...
NRF Celebrates 50 Years

NRF Celebrates 50 Years

Rough Point, built in a baronial style from quarried stone, was the Dukes’ home in Newport. Doris Duke’s restoration foundation will celebrate its golden anniversary with many special activities. Newport is fortunate to have buildings that feature some of...
The Evolution of Newport’s Spring One Step Closer

The Evolution of Newport’s Spring One Step Closer

A rendering by L + A Landscape Architecture shows the new public space that would be created from the Florence K. Murray Judicial Complex, at the left side of the image through to Spring Street. The preliminary design for the Newport Historic Spring Project was...