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Best Architects
in Boston
2020

Why These Architects?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Boston Architects on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 141 92 20

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Amacher & Associates Architects

Amacher & Associates Architects is a full-service architecture firm that has been serving the Cambridge community for nearly 30 years. The company specializes in green building design using resource-efficient methods, materials, and systems. Founding architect Franziska Amacher is LEED accredited. The design process begins with pre-design, schematic design, and development, and is completed with permitting, construction, and post-occupancy support.

Cambridge, MA 02138

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Boehm Architecture

Boehm Architecture provides architectural design for homes and community centers in and around Somerville. Services include preliminary design, construction, renovation, energy retrofits, urban planning, and more. Principal architect Bill Boehm has provided environmentally-friendly building services to clients throughout the nation and abroad in Africa. The firm has featured in Cape Cod Home Magazine, Boston Globe Magazine, and Boston Magazine.

Somerville, MA 02143

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D&S Architects

D&S Architects is an award-winning Boston architecture studio that has been serving clients throughout New England since 1967. The firm is comprised of LEED Accredited Professionals and has designed many sustainable and solar-heated buildings. Projects include Lincoln Ton Offices, Highland Fire Station, Belmont Town Hall Complex, and Belmont Fire Headquarters and Substation. Principal architect Jeff Shaw is a member of Boston Preservation Alliance’s Young Advisors Board, Preservation Massachusetts, and Boston Society of Architect’s Building Enclosure Council.

Boston, MA 02111

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David Bartsch Landscape Architecture LLC

David Bartsch Landscape Architecture LLC has been serving the Boston community since 1999. The firm provides design services to residential and commercial property owners, developers, and public agencies. Specializations include site development, landscape architecture, master planning, project planning, and construction management. The leading architect is a LEED Green Associate and a member of the Urban Land Institute, Boston Society of Architects, and U.S. Green Building Council.

Boston, MA 02215

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DesignLAB Architects

DesignLAB Architects is a Boston architecture studio. The firm is a recipient of the Flansburgh Award, AIA Award, BSA Unbuilt Award, and others. Founding architect Robert Miklos has more than 30 years of experience and creates contemporary designs using historical elements. He is also a member of Board of Advisors at Northeastern University’s School of Architecture and Design. Projects include Seton Hill University Art Center, UMass Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library, and Moravian Academy Athletic and Wellness Center.

ISA

ISA is an architecture office in Cambridge that provides residential and commercial design services. The firm has featured in Dwell, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Architectural Record, and Grid and is a recipient of the AIA Philadelphia Honor Award and Boston Society of Architects Award. The architects guarantee clients flexible, strategic, and sustainable services.

Cambridge, MA 02139

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Merge Architects Inc

Merge Architects Inc is an architectural firm in Boston that serves commercial, residential, and institutional clients. The professionals develop designs, images, scale models, mockups, and buildings using a range of materials. The founding architect has served on the Boston Society of Architects and American Institute of Architecture Board of Directors. The firm has listed on Best of the Year Award by Interior Design Magazine and 15 Young Firms to Watch by Residential Architecture Magazine.

MK Architecture + Design

MK Architecture + Design is a Boston architecture firm that has been serving residential and commercial clients in and around the community for nearly 20 years. Awards include Best of Boston by Boston Magazine, New England Dream House, and Design 100 Metropolitan Home. Projects include Barcelona Wine Bar, PIE Bakery and Cafe, Logan Airport 9/11 Memorial, Tsang’s Village, and Gari Sushi Restaurant.

Boston, MA 02445

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Silverman Trykowski Associates Inc.

Silverman Trykowski Associates Inc. is an architecture and interior design studio that has been serving the Boston community for nearly 20 years. Principal architect and president Felice Silverman is certified by National Council for Interior Design Qualification and is President of the International Interior Design Association. The firm has completed projects for New England Conservatory of Music, Boston Architectural College, Gold’s Gym, Planet Fitness, National Black Doll Museum, and MIT Dewey Library.

Stern McCafferty

Stern McCafferty is a residential and commercial architecture firm that has been serving the Boston community since 1999. The designs have featured in The Wall Street Journal, Metropolitan Home, Interiors, Boston Home, Boston Globe, and Architectural Digest. The firm prides itself on creating innovative, responsive, and beautiful buildings and interiors. David Stern has nearly 30 years of experience and has completed projects in homes, libraries, museums, academic buildings, retail spaces, and more.

Boston, MA 02118

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