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South Portland High School

South Portland High School

Harriman was commissioned to study options to renovate and expand the high school, a neighborhood landmark for over 50 years, which consists of several additions from the 1950s through the mid-1990s.

The facility was in need of improvements to bring the school up to current educational and safety standards. Initial tasks included evaluation of the … Read More

Noble High School

Noble High School

This new high school is designed to support the innovative teaching techniques in use in the district, which participates in a national organization, the Coalition of Essential Schools. The academic wing has 15 self-contained learning communities, each for 100 students who are taught by an interdisciplinary team. A performing arts wing has a 1,000-seat theater … Read More

The Jackson Laboratory

The Jackson Laboratory

Harriman provided professional design services for a renovations within The Jackson Laboratory (TJL) Research Animal Facility (RAF) to accommodate new MNBF & ABSL-2 Facilities, located in Unit 1 (B01) and FGB (B55) respectively.

The first renovation space converts approximately 2,500 square feet of existing mouse rooms to state-of-the-art Mouse Neurobehavioral Phenotyping Facility (MNBF) animal holding … Read More

Central Provisions Restaurant

Central Provisions Restaurant

The owners of this new restaurant and bar in Portland’s Old Port Historic District are noted chefs returning to Portland’s vibrant culinary scene. Built in 1824, the building purchased by this pair was initially used as a warehouse storing provisions for ocean-going ships docked at Wharf Street, near the building’s back door.

The original character … Read More

Maine Air National Guard

Maine Air National Guard

This building gives the Guard the space to consolidate its civil engineering activities and uses pure geometric shapes and exposed steel to reflect the unit’s mission and work. The bright yellow steel on a projecting canopy makes it easy for visitors to locate the building and its entrance. Clerestory windows flood the reception area with… Read More
Wentworth Intermediate School

Wentworth Intermediate School

Voters approved a new 163,000 square foot school to be built adjacent to the existing school. The site of the old school was demolished and the space became additional parking.

The new 770 student intermediate school is designed to expand to accommodate 100 additional students. Modern building systems and a geothermal heating and cooling system … Read More

Dover Downtown Pedestrian and Vehicular Access

Dover Downtown Pedestrian and Vehicular Access

The City of Dover’s Downtown Pedestrian and Vehicular Access and Streetscape Study continues the revitalization of Dover’s historic urban core. The study focused on rebalancing the downtown circulation and streetscape network so that future conditions may support a mixed-use environment that is more convenient, pleasant, and economically vibrant. The study envisioned a revitalization plan with … Read More

Acadia Insurance

Acadia Insurance

Acadia Insurance, a regional insurance company in the Northeast, retained Harriman to renovate a 10,551-sq.-ft. section of their home office in Westbrook to allow for an expansion of operating space, meeting, and training space. The renovation was phased to allow expansion while providing space for operations to continue during construction.

Renovations included a flexible lecture … Read More

Cary Medical Center

Cary Medical Center

Cary Medical Center, located in Caribou, Maine, was seeking a “spa-like” environment for its Women’s Imaging Center, offering an experience unlike any other in this rural, critical-access hospital in northern Maine. Women will visit this center for regular mammograms as well as needle biopsy procedures when warranted. Sensitivity to the possibility of a life-changing outcome… Read More
Durham Community School

Durham Community School

This new pre-k through grade 8 facility replaces several smaller classroom buildings and portable classrooms.

Classroom clusters are joined together by naturally daylighted common spaces that allow for group work, as well as breakout space. Rooms for special services are located at the core of the building near stairs for easy access by all students … Read More

Kennebunk Elementary School

Kennebunk Elementary School

Designed to fit team teaching and the “school within a school” concept, this new facility has three “villages,” each accommodating 200 students.

Kindergarten classrooms are clustered together at the village crossroads. The entrance to each village has a unique character and design. Students remain in the same village through grade 3.

With community spaces at … Read More

Idlehurst Elementary School

Idlehurst Elementary School

This new 530-student, K-5 elementary school was designed to be expanded by four classrooms allowing for 100 additional students. The design solution for the new Idlehurst Elementary School is the result of a synthesis of high performance systems, use of durable, long-lasting materials, integration of natural daylight all used to support an environment that is… Read More
Biddeford Middle School

Biddeford Middle School

This new middle school is designed to support the team teaching used for grades 6-8. The three-story classroom wing, is designed to be flexible for either single or multi-grade configurations. The new building relieves severe overcrowding in the district and provides space for new and expanded programs. The facility has a library-media center as well… Read More
Veterans Administration Medical Center Sterile Processing and Distribution

Veterans Administration Medical Center Sterile Processing and Distribution

The approximately 13,000 gross square foot addition includes three levels of new construction and limited renovation of existing space to house Sterile Processing Service and Distribution / Logistics to serve the entire hospital, most especially the OR Suites directly adjacent to the new addition. This location replaces the existing SPD operation now housed in a… Read More
Westbrook Middle School

Westbrook Middle School

The inability to expand a deficient school on a crowded site led to the development of a new building and site on the outskirts of town. Tucked down a slope away from the road, the facility is sited to help maintain the rural nature of the area and is oriented to maximize solar heat gain… Read More
Biddeford High School

Biddeford High School

Originally built in 1961 with an addition in 1971, this school has changed very little even though the educational program needs have changed dramatically over the years.

To help meet the school’s needs of the 21st century, a thorough analysis of educational and physical plant needs determined that major renovations, along with two additions, were … Read More

House of Lights

House of Lights

The House of Lights is a family-owned lighting and design showroom in Scarborough Maine. Owned by the Holmes family for over 50 years, The House of Lights was entering its 25th year in its present location at the Roundwood Business Park. The owners wanted to expand the existing showroom and create a theater-like experience for … Read More

Whole Foods

Whole Foods

With the motto “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet,” Whole Foods Market has a vision that reaches beyond just being a food retailer. The company maintains high standards of quality and sustainability in each of its stores. A remodel of an existing grocery store, the Cranston Rhode Island building was updated to embody the unique… Read More