Defining the true value of experience

We are an award-winning architectural firm located just north of Boston in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts.  We value integrity, innovation, and an informed creative process. Our work is influenced by cultural and architectural traditions.  From Shingle Style and Colonial Revival to Vernacular Modern, all of our work is enhanced by our rich heritage and depth of experience. 


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Unparalleled craftsmanship

Because we work with the best contractors and craftsmen in the New England region, we offer the highest level of service.  For over 15 years, most of our projects have been built by Silva Brothers Construction. Representing three generations of builders, their quality of craftsmanship is unparalleled. 


About Stephen Roberts Holt

After graduating from The Yale School of Architecture, Stephen Holt headed the preservation department of the firm that restored Colonial Williamsburg. With his years of education and experience he continues the architectural traditions established by his predecessors. He has preserved and renovated many of the grand Shingle Style cottages originally built by his family in Manchester-by-the-Sea. He designs clubs, private schools and many new award-winning residences throughout New England.

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