A4 Project Spotlight: Pell Hotel

A4 Project Spotlight: Pell Hotel

Newport Rhode Island and the surrounding communities of Jamestown, Middletown and Portsmouth have been popular areas for summer visitation since the Colonial period. Newport Harbor’s well protected, deep-water port so close to the Atlantic Ocean made it an ideal...
Car Museum Project

Car Museum Project

Sometimes at the beginning of a project the client comes to the architect with a project goal that seems like it just might be too challenging or insolvable. When a husband and wife pair of car collectors had purchased an old plumbing warehouse and wanted to convert...
Ocean Ave Craftsman

Ocean Ave Craftsman

When houses were laid out in a small residential development called Chartier Circle back in the 1950s, little-to-no attention was paid to the spectacular views the area enjoyed. This now Ocean Ave Craftsman style cottage was one of the prime sites at the time, and all...
Project Spotlight: Barrington Ranch House

Project Spotlight: Barrington Ranch House

Design magazines like to show aspirational projects that were built on empty sites with large budgets and lots of time to design and build. There is nothing wrong with such projects, but they are the exception rather than the rule. These projects are the architectural...
Conanicut Yacht Club Awarded

Conanicut Yacht Club Awarded

After many years of using a converted farm shed as its “Tennis Hut,” the membership of the Conanicut Yacht Club (CYC) decided to explore the possibility of upgrading its facilities. Under the leadership of the Commodore and a few key members, a group of...