Whole Systems Design utilizes an interdisciplinary team of land planners, ecological designers, builders, and educators that live in their designs. We unify conventionally disparate fields to develop resilient and regenerative places. We differ from other designers in that we actually live inside of our work everyday - building and productive landscape systems that feed our bodies and our design approach. We build soil, tend to fruit trees, dig and maintain ponds and roads, tweak wood stoves, sharpen axes, fell trees, bring in the firewood, raise vegetables, fruit, fish, poultry, livestock, tune solar hot water systems, plow snow, live with garden pests and farm challenges, and learn from the innumerable ways one lives in a productive landscape across the seasons. Without such daily experiences we could not deliver valuable site and building design and construction experience. We practice the content of our design on a daily basis because we love it and because it allows us to be competent designers of such places for our clients.
Advanced Building Analysis
"Our first flip was a success! Starting with the EPS foam template, the exterior siding is applied, then flipped, the structural wall is poured, and the interior wall is later finished with a pigmented plaster to create a 20in thick, R60 wall. These mockups will be reviewed and inspected by the architects, engineers, and the building department. Credit to the Mass Dept. of Energy Resources for their grant to study the performance of these high-efficiency walls!
ReVision Energy is a full service renewable energy contracting company that provides a full range of engineering, design, installation and equipment service for homes, businesses, municipal buildings and nonprofits.They are trusted as the industry leader in solar design, installation and service in northern New England. They achieve their vision by maintaining the highest standards of technical accomplishment and customer satisfaction. Their mission is to help people and businesses transition away from fossil fuels to sustainable solar energy and embody principles of fairness and equity in all of their relationships.
Signature Sustainability goes beyond sustainability, taking eco-conscious strategies to the next level through the use of regenerative design techniques. Our goal is help you to create regenerative and resilient buildings and landscapes. Our services range from LEED consulting, WELL Building consulting and Living Building Challenge consulting to energy modeling, edible landscape design assistance and resiliency planning. We provide a wide range of sustainability consulting services designed specifically to your project goals.
At MCG, we endeavor to provide our Clients with unparalleled professional civil engineering, land surveying, environmental consulting and land planning services. We are grateful to have a team of talented engineers, geologists, surveyors and administrative professionals that are committed to this common goal of excellence in our field. We look forward to the opportunity to demonstrate this to you soon.
Founded in 1990, Moskow Linn Architects is an award-winning, Boston-based architecture and design firm led by Robert Linn, AIA, and Keith Moskow, FAIA. MLA's wide-ranging portfolio, including residential projects, offices, and schools, is rooted in the details of the building process and New England craftsmanship.
We collaborate closely with our clients, together examining project parameters and developing a dialogue to achieve architectural solutions that balance pleasure, work, and functionality. Through focused attention to detail we express how building components create an articulate whole. This approach includes the use of vernacular forms, materials, and tectonics to create contextual, contemporary architecture that engages its site and reveals its best attributes. The careful consideration of how one moves through a space and the resulting sensory engagement with a structure is also a fundamental driver of our design work, as is a commitment to creating forward-looking energy efficient structures. For every project we imagine a narrative that grounds our work with a timeless quality meant to last for generations.
Siegel Associates is a full-service structural consulting firm founded in 1991 by Steve Siegel. We have offices in the Boston suburb of Newton, MA and also in Spartanburg, SC. We work with architects, developers, institutions, building owners, insurance companies, and attorneys, and our focus is on technical competence, appropriate solutions, and client service.
YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCA Greater Newburyport is a part of an international women’s movement. Across the globe, we have more than 25 million members in 122 countries, including 2 million members in 230 local associations in the United States. The YWCA Greater Newburyport is celebrating over 135 years of service to the community. We provide programs for community members regardless of race, gender or economic reality. Support is offered to women and their families through programming that addresses their health and wellness, aids in the development of job skills and provides access to affordable housing and childcare programs. The YWCA is a strong community partner working with many agencies in the Greater Newburyport area to strengthen the impact of our mission.
As the Commonwealth’s economic development and finance authority, MassDevelopment is committed to achieving three goals: stimulating business, driving economic growth, and helping communities thrive across Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) develops and implements policies and programs aimed at ensuring the adequacy, security, diversity, and cost-effectiveness of the Commonwealth's energy supply to create a clean, affordable, and resilient energy future. To that end, DOER strives to ensure deployment of all cost-effective energy efficiency, maximize development of clean energy resources, create and implement energy strategies to assure reliable supplies and improve the cost of clean energy relative to fossil-fuel based generation, and support Massachusetts' clean energy companies and spur Massachusetts' clean energy employment.
We’re committed to providing an array of high quality services, professionally coordinated designs, innovative solutions to the most intricate challenges, and a stellar client experience on each and every project. We’ve been delivering our high level of service to a variety of industries for over 15 years including, but not limited to: Commercial, Industrial, Educational, Medical, Military, Retail, Municipal, and Federal Facilities for design build, public bid and select bid construction projects.
Caswell Mechanical, Inc. was founded by Jeff Caswell in 1999 as a full service plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning company. Jeff has over 20 years experience in the industry, is licensed as a master plumber in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire; and, is EPA certified. Caswell Mechanical’s trained technicians have years of experience providing plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning services, repairs and installations for residential, industrial and commercial accounts. The Caswell team will provide prompt, friendly, efficient and professional service for any size project, large or small.
Today, approximately 50% of the world’s energy requirements are consumed by heating and cooling buildings. This affects the environment and accelerates climate change. We are committed to energy-efficient buildings to stop this progression.
Until recently, BRIBURN was the Green Design Studio of Yarmouth Maine. Near the end of 2012 Christopher Briley and Harry Hepburn partnered to form a new company with increased architectural abilities and experience in a wider range of project types. For seven years, the Green Design Studio specialized in energy efficient, environmentally friendly design, and completed several high performance projects (including the first LEED Gold certified home in New England). Now, as BRIBURN, the commitment to sustainable design is even greater. We understand the many tasks required to create a successful project, we are thoughtful, innovative thinkers, often developing unique ideas specific to your projects needs. Currently BRIBURN is completing a passivhaus / net zero home in Saco, a sustainable Veterinary Clinic in Cumberland, a Net Zero home in Parsonsfield, as well as several other sustainable residential projects.
Dore and Whittier Architects
We lead, design, impact one space, one building at a time. We are architects, designers and project managers who create spaces that shape experiences and connect people. Our work elevates learning potential, improves public safety, and encourages community in public and private settings.