More stories about MASSACHUSETTS

  • loft23, cambridge, mass.

    Strung between two parks, the glass-and-copper Loft23 takes modern urban housing to a new level.

  • Rising Star: David Hacin AIA

    David Hacin, AIA, knows everyone. The 44-year-old architect can't walk through Boston's South End, where he lives and works, without a stream of greetings from shopkeepers, neighbors, and fellow dog owners. Even in the city's other neighborhoods, he regularly runs into friends and acquaintances...

  • field's edge

    When it comes to architectural richness, not many places can top the Berkshire Mountain region in western Massachusetts. The area boasts great depth in its collection of 18th- and 19th-century farmhouses and agricultural buildings, in addition to some well-preserved Shaker-built structures.

  • Sea Catch

    When you look at something beautiful every day, it's easy to forget how extraordinary it is.

  • orleans residence, orleans, mass.

    Strung out along the lip of a naturally occurring bowl, this glass-and-cedar house reinforces the forms in the landscape.

  • cross purposes

    The ascent of the big-box retailer hasn't been kind to elite writing instrument makers like the A.T. Cross Co. But as part of its rebranding and repositioning strategy, the company hired Boston architect David Hacin's firm to design a prototype store for its products.

  • painting on fridays

    Jeremiah Eck started his residential practice in Boston with $30 in his pocket and little more than a pencil to draw with. Twenty-eight years later, the firm is thriving and Eck, FAIA, has taken up a paintbrush, retreating to his backyard studio each Friday to work on his landscape canvases.

  • Profile: Mark Hutker

  • Private residence, Newton, Mass.

    From the front, this suburban Boston remodel doesn't appear too different from its "before" photographs.

  • Open House

    Dwelling, office, classroom, civic center: Stanley Hallet's house multiplies the meanings of home.