Tools for Designing “Award-Winning Architecture.”September 5, 2023
Boston’s architectural landscape is a melting pot of design period motifs. From coastal architecture to city living, each home design presents its own challenges and opportunities to achieve greatness. What works for one home may not work for another – and to deem something a successful project, it’s about determining the perfect architectural mix that caters to the home, the family, and their lifestyle.
What Makes A Project Successful?
‘Successful’ architecture comes from embracing opportunity.
What do we mean by that?
Designing to your Location. Modern coastal architecture designed for Cape Cod-style homes typically has expansive interiors that blur the lines between indoor and outdoor spaces. Light-filled rooms, open floor plans, and strategically placed windows invite the natural world to become an integral part of the living experience. Architects must seamlessly bridge the past and present, honoring the storied seaside lifestyle without jeopardizing modern luxurious amenities.
Creating Space in a Limited Footprint. Alternatively, a historic brownstone, like the ones found in the Back Bay, have a more intimate footprint, and architects are challenged with marrying space-saving ingenuity with timeless 19th-century design. More often than not, designers are forced to create some out-of-the-box ideas, where the interiors undergo a much-needed modern transformation that caters to contemporary lifestyles while preserving the building’s historical roots.
Creating New Spaces. In some cases, you’re designing a new build on a blank slate, and the opportunities are endless. Often, because of the endless options and without any pre-existing parameters in place, these projects are the most challenging. Architects must create a space that perfectly caters to the homeowner while keeping everything at bay. The results are often stunning and perfectly personal.
Award-Winning Architecture – Turning Success into Achievement
As a Boston architecture firm that has worked on a wide array of home styles and designs, the most rewarding projects are ones that present challenges along the way, then finding the perfect solutions for those issues. Whether it’s preserving historical design elements in Back Bay brownstones or the reverential alignment with colonial or Victorian remodels in the suburbs, it is our job to embrace our clients’ visions and create something special.
To learn more about our firm, please reach out to us today.