Carpenter & MacNeille featured in the May/June issue of New England Home
This remarkable transformation of a Manchester by-the-Sea home demonstrates the collaborative efforts of architect, builder, interior designer and homeowner. Starting out as a small interior renovation, Carpenter & MacNeille’s latest project grew to include the entire interior and exterior of this magnificent home. The result is a stunning shingle-style beauty that recalls a bygone era of seaside comfort and craftsmanship. Read Article >
Carpenter & MacNeille featured in the spring issue of Kitchen Trends
This classically styled kitchen in a 1920s house not only meets the needs of a large family, but is also a base for the owner's baking business.
Multitasking is a fact of life for busy moms, but it takes on even more significance when you are also running a business from home. Or to be more accurate, from the kitchen.
Designer Elizabeth Brosnan Hourihan of Carpenter & MacNeille, who designed this kitchen with Ian Mentasti of Stephen Tehrune Woodworking says the kitchen needed to work for the family of six, and the owner's bakery business. Read Article >
Carpenter & MacNeille featured in the April 2011 issue of Design New England
Gwen Ryan's dilemma was vexing: Her beach house was a tear-down, but the mural painted on the bathroom wall 50 years ago was precious. Long after she had finalized plans for a handsome replacement for the tired 1959 one-room cabin at Wingaersheek Beach in Gloucester, Massachusetts, she delayed the project, searching for a way to save the art before bulldozing the house. Read Article >
Carpenter & MacNeille Essex, MA renovation featured in Design New England
After 12 years of living in a modest cottage with chockablock additions, the owners of this idyllic property overlooking a rocky seaside cliff on Massachusetts's Cape Ann decided to start from scratch.
The homeowners, a married couple with adult children and grandchildren, knew they did not want to move away from the property they loved so much. Instead, they enlisted Carpenter & MacNeille Architects and Builders Inc. of Essex, Massachusetts, to turn their teardown into their dream home. Read Article >
Carpenter & MacNeille featured in Architectural Digest for work on Cape Ann restoration
Carpenter & MacNeille has been featured in the February 2010 issue of Architectural Digest for their work on a century-old Cape Ann summer home known as Selkirk Ledge. This complete restoration took the weathered home from near ruin and turned it into a stunning ocean-front beauty. Read Article >
New England Home Magazine features Carpenter & MacNeille
A 19th Century Gem
Presented with a fascinating architectural puzzle located on a spectacular stretch of Massachusetts oceanfront, Carpenter & MacNeille Architects and Builders led by Design Principal Rob MacNeille, rose to the challenge, recently completing significant renovations, additions, and architectural clarifications to the property. The result is a beautiful home, a seamless and eclectic mix of original 1870's building fabric, historical details added at different times in different styles, and new additions designed carefully to extend the proportion and detail of the original structure.
Carpenter & MacNeille Interiors, directed by Elizabeth Brosnan Hourihan, worked very closely with the architectural team and the owners of the home to create a beautiful series of rooms filled with a combination of antiques and new furnishings perfectly complementing the architecture. The full array of Carpenter & MacNeille's construction skills and craftsmanship deployed by Director of Construction James Fitzgerald collaborated with the design team to solve the puzzle and bring the project to beautiful conclusion. Read Article >
North Shore Dream House Designed by Carpenter & MacNeille
This Dream house has a classic look but underwent an extensive renovation. The result is beautifully furnished and has a more cohesive architectural style that honors the home's history.
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA ESSEX MAGNOLIA ANNISQUAM GLOUCESTER ROCKPORT BEVERLY HAMILTON WENHAM SALEM MARBLEHEAD IPSWICH TOPSFIELD BOXFORD NANTUCKET