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Architecture

Carriage House and Playhouse Design

  John Olson, principal of OLSON LEWIS + Architects, has a deep appreciation for carriage houses. He lives in one, and the carriage house and playhouse...
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Brand New with a View

  Nestled in among a collection of historic cottages in Ipswich, this cedar-shingled gambrel-roof summer cottage with a wraparound porch fits right in....

A Couple Finds a Cottage to Remodel

  Gary Leopold had two interests: drives around the Berkshires, in western Massachusetts, and midcentury style. Those subjects intersected in a 1,600-s...

Crafting a Modern Classic Hotel

  Without John Olson, guests at Gloucester’s Beauport Hotel would have had an eyeful of more than Gloucester Harbor while enjoying the luxurious ...

Mid-Century Modern

  Jeanne and Bob Lang never imagined their dream home—a 4,000-square-foot, four-bedroom stunner right on the ocean in Marblehead, Massachusetts&m...

A 1750s Home Adapts to a Modern Family

Living in the oldest home in Winchester, Massachusetts, sure has its charms. But with a blended family of seven, Craig and Kate Carswell knew the charm of a 17...

American Foursquare Before and After

Life was different when this traditional foursquare home near Boston was built in the early 1900s. Back then, rooms were separate and had clear assignments: Th...