Educational

79 South Pleasant at Amherst College

79 South Pleasant at Amherst College

Adaptive Reuse
Amherst, MA

2014 WMAIA + WMBSLA Honor Award

79 South Pleasant explores how a building can exist as both historic and modern. Through context-inspired materiality and juxtaposition of form, material, and texture, the project carefully establishes relationships between multiple contexts: campus and downtown, old and new, traditional and modern.

UMass Amherst - Marching Band Building

UMass Amherst
Marching Band Building

New Construction
Amherst, Massachusetts

LEED Gold

New 15,000 square foot building, connected to an historic livestock arena that houses the university’s percussion program.  The building includes a 5,500 square foot rehearsal hall for the marching band of 400 students, offices, student staff and support spaces, rehearsal rooms and instrument storage.

Hampshire College - The Ken Burns Wing

Hampshire College
The Ken Burns Wing

New Construction
Amherst, Massachusetts

2010 Finalist Award, Western Massachusetts AIA; LEED Gold

New 6,700 square foot addition to the Jerome Liebling Center for Film, Photography and Video, a part of the Arts Complex at Hampshire College.

MCLA - Berkshire Towers

MCLA
Berkshire Towers

Renovation & New Construction
North Adams, Massachusetts

2009 Honor Award, Boston Society of Architects and Massachusetts Architectural Access Board

New street level accessible entrance and expansion of common areas in Berkshire Towers. The Project received an Honor Award for Accessible Design in Public Architecture, from the Massachusetts Architectural Access Board and the Boston Society of Architects.

Deerfield Academy - Main School

Deerfield Academy
Main School

Renovation
Deerfield, Massachusetts

Implementing the first phase a multi-year six-building modernization program planned by Kuhn Riddle, the Main School Building project is a conversion of the third floor into new classrooms, offices and a dance studio.

Deerfield Academy - Fitness Center & Greer Store

Deerfield Academy
Fitness Center & Greer Store

Renovation
Deerfield, Massachusetts

A major renovation and expansion of the Philip Greer Store, the student center at the Academy, and conversion of un-used squash courts to a new, dual-level, 7,000 sq. ft. fitness center to serve the athletic department and the wider Academy community.

UMass Amherst - Fine Arts Center Plaza

UMass Amherst
Fine Arts Center Plaza

Renovation
Amherst, Massachusetts

Complete exterior re-design and re-construction of the plaza of the Fine Arts Center, the 3.5 acre entryway to the University campus.

Wilbraham & Monson Academy - Athletic Center

Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Athletic Center

New Construction
Wilbraham, Massachusetts

A $4M expansion of the Greenhalgh Athletic Center at the Wilbraham and Monson Academy campus. The project is the implementation of Academy’s Master Plan, also provided by Kuhn Riddle Architects. The expansion includes a fitness room, a multi-purpose dance and wrestling space, a large gathering room and new central locker facilities.

Four Rivers Public Charter School

Four Rivers Public Charter School

New Construction
Greenfield, Massachusetts

A new charter school constructed in two phases, housing 190 students in grades 7-12. The school’s pedagogy is centered around experiential learning in the context of technology, community and the environment, and its rural agricultural setting provides supportive teaching opportunities consistent with the school’s mission. Both phases were constructed at modest budgets with highly ambitious construction schedules.

UMass, Amherst - Gunness Engineering Student Center

UMass, Amherst
Gunness Engineering Student Center

New Construction
Amherst, Massachusetts

New Student Center addition to Marcus Hall, one of the principal buildings of the Engineering Quadrangle at the University of Massachusetts.

Amherst Montessori School

Amherst Montessori School

Renovation and New Construction
Amherst, MA

This project includes the renovation of an existing building and the addition of a two-story structure, composed of 9,495 SF of additional classrooms, a multi-purpose room, administrative offices, and other spaces.  Each of three small gables on the entry side of the building catches the eyes of visitors and frames an important space (Main Entry, Multi-Purpose Room, and Community Kitchen).  The scale of the building feels welcoming and approachable to even the smallest students.  The building looks and feels like a residence, an important feature that plays into the Montessori philosophy: the school as a home for learning.

Amherst Regional High School

Amherst Regional High School

Renovation & New Construction
Amherst, Massachusetts

Co-architect with DRA Architects, of Newton, MA for renovation of 100,000 square foot high school and addition of 100,000 square feet to allow expansion to 9 through 12 curriculum.