Project Category: Residential

Coastal Maine Residence

This simple modern house challenges the status quo in an historic enclave of shingle-style summer homes. Designed to respond to it’s time, this house contrasts and creates a dialogue with the surrounding homes and context. Located between two century old shingle-style houses, this property faces east, with a broad sand beach to the northeast and… Read more »

Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House provides a homelike environment to families of sick children who travel from around the state during extended hospital visits. It also supports a community-wide volunteer network that works with the families during difficult times. Our work with Ronald McDonald House Charities began in 1995. The project included four buildings located within… Read more »

Bow House

  Bow House, a two-story wood framed house, sits on a granite bluff that overlooks Casco Bay with exceptional views to the north, east, and south. A narrow drive through meadow grasses brings you to a covered entryway that provides a glimpse of the ocean. On the ocean side, the broad overhanging roof cantilevers 16’… Read more »

Pondicherry

  The owners wanted a house that touched the earth lightly. They are foresters and wanted the interiors to be made with clear pine from their sustainable forests. SSA designed a new 2,950 SF house with two wings, one for living and one for sleeping, using a limited palette of materials: stone, wood, metal, and… Read more »

Hillside House

  Hillside House combines traditional New England barn forms with a modern sense of flowing interior space to create a house that is evocative and spacious. Set in a pine forest on the edge of the village, this modest 2,400 SF house has a wonderful sense of openness.  The back of the house literally disappears, bringing the feeling of the outdoors into the central… Read more »