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Consolidating Schools Equals Efficiency

Consolidating Schools Equals Efficiency

Central Community Elementary School offers better operating systems and more programming space (Facility of the Month)

by Jessie Fetterling

School Construction News

Feb 13, 2017

The new 97,000-square-foot Central Community Elementary School in Corinth, Maine, was constructed to consolidate five rural elementary schools into one energy-efficient building. Its design not only includes better operating systems, but also offers more programming space to give the district’s … Read More

USM Gets Green Light to Complete Portland Master Plan

USM Gets Green Light to Complete Portland Master Plan

Mainebiz

Feb 01, 2017

The University of Maine System Board of Trustees has given the go-ahead to the University of Southern Maine to complete a master plan that could dramatically change the layout of its Portland campus.

The Jan. 30 action moves forward the … Read More

Harriman Recipient of 2016 Maine Preservation Honor Award

Harriman Recipient of 2016 Maine Preservation Honor Award

Firm recognized for historic preservation of 110-year old school

Dec 05, 2016

Harriman is pleased to announce that its work at the Charles E. Moody School Maine Academy of Natural Sciences at Good Will-Hinckley has been awarded a 2016 Maine Preservation Honor Award. The school was constructed in 1905, replacing an earlier … Read More

Harriman Announces Completion of Central Community Elementary School

Harriman Announces Completion of Central Community Elementary School

Consolidated 97,000 SF public elementary school to serve five Maine towns

Nov 17, 2016

Harriman is pleased to announce that it has completed the new 97,000 SF Central Community Elementary School in Corinth, Maine, a consolidated Pre-K to Grade 5 elementary school serving approximately 550 children from the towns of Bradford, Corinth, Hudson, Kenduskeag, … Read More

Harriman Wins Six Academic Design Awards for Four Projects in Maine

Harriman Wins Six Academic Design Awards for Four Projects in Maine

Firm recognized for forward-thinking academic design

Nov 04, 2016

Harriman is proud to announce that it has received six design awards from American School & University and LEARNING BY DESIGN for academic projects at Colby College, University of Southern Maine, Maine Academy of Natural Sciences at Good Will-Hinckley, and … Read More

Harriman Opens Portsmouth, NH Office

Harriman Opens Portsmouth, NH Office

New location allows multi-disciplinary design firm to extend geographic reach

Aug 23, 2016

Harriman is excited to announce the opening of our new location in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The office address is 33 Jewel Court in Portsmouth’s West End. The new location positions Harriman closer to existing clients and aligns with the firm’s … Read More

Harriman Elevates Five to Associate and Senior Associate

Harriman Elevates Five to Associate and Senior Associate

Promotions strategically position firm for future growth

Aug 09, 2016

Harriman is pleased to announce that Jim Fortin, PE and David Story, PE, LEED AP have been promoted to Senior Associate and Leonard Lamoreau, CPA, Peter Pinkerton NCIDQ, IIDA and Valerie Conyngham, CPSM have been promoted to Associate.

“These five … Read More

Harriman’s Work Awarded NH Plan of the Year Award

Harriman’s Work Awarded NH Plan of the Year Award

For innovation and ingenuity in New Hampshire downtown planning

Aug 03, 2016

Harriman and The Cecil Group, a newly merged architecture, engineering urban design, planning, and landscape architecture firm with offices in Portland and Auburn, Maine, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Boston, Mass., are pleased to announce that the City of Dover’s Downtown … Read More

The New York Times Calls Central Provisions Exquisite

The New York Times Calls Central Provisions Exquisite

New York Times

Jul 28, 2016

The New York Times spent 36 hours in Portland this summer visiting some of our favorite places. Among the stops was Central Provisions, designed by Harriman. Here’s what they has to say about this hot spot:

sample the eclectic small … Read More

Keys Innes promoted to senior urban planner at Harriman

Keys Innes promoted to senior urban planner at Harriman

New England Real Estate Journal 

Jun 14, 2016

Portland, ME According to Harriman and The Cecil Group, a newly merged architecture, engineering urban design, planning, and landscape architecture firm with offices in Portland and Auburn, Maine, Manchester, N.H., and Boston, Mass., Emily Keys Innes, LEED AP ND, has … Read More

Harriman and Ledgewood Construction break ground on new 19,000 s/f Osher Jewish Community Alliance campus

Harriman and Ledgewood Construction break ground on new 19,000 s/f Osher Jewish Community Alliance campus

Portland, ME Harriman and The Cecil Group celebrated the groundbreaking for the Alfred Osher Jewish Community Alliance (JCA) campus on June 10.

New England Real Estate Journal

Jun 03, 2016

The current JCA building at 57 Ashmont St. was purchased in 1985 as a temporary center and, after 30 years, is inadequate for current programs and expanding participation. In December 2014 the JCA purchased the St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church … Read More

Snyder rejoins Harriman as landscape architect

Snyder rejoins Harriman as landscape architect

New England Real Estate Journal 

Apr 14, 2016

Boston, MA According to Harriman and The Cecil Group, Inc., a newly merged architecture, engineering, urban design, planning, and landscape architecture firm with offices in Portland and Auburn, Maine, Manchester, N.H., and Boston, Howard Snyder, RLA, CLARB has rejoined the … Read More

Harriman and The Cecil Group Merge to Form a More  Comprehensive Integrated Full-Service Practice

Harriman and The Cecil Group Merge to Form a More Comprehensive Integrated Full-Service Practice

With an extended geographic reach and increased service offerings, the combined firm offers clients stronger, more nimble, and better positioned resources

Oct 15, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine and BOSTON – Harriman, an architecture and engineering firm based in Maine, and The Cecil Group, an urban design, planning, architecture, and landscape architecture firm based in Boston, announced today they have merged to provide clients with a … Read More

Developing Resilience Living with Water Strategies for Greater Boston

Developing Resilience Living with Water Strategies for Greater Boston

Emily Innes contributed to Urban Land Institute’s September 2015 report.

Urban Land Institute

Sep 14, 2015

ULI Boston/New England’s 2014 report, The Urban Implications of Living with Water, opened by stating, “We are beginning to feel the effects of climate change.” After the report’s release in September 2014, Boston experienced a record-breaking winter with 110.6 inches … Read More

Site Recommended for New Elementary School in Lewiston

Site Recommended for New Elementary School in Lewiston

Aug 17, 2015

After six months of intensive work, the Site Selection Committee will be recommending that the new elementary school be built in Franklin Pasture. This new school will combine the present Martel Elementary School and Longley Elementary School. The unanimous recommendation … Read More

The Water’s Edge

The Water’s Edge

Steve Cecil speaks about the blurred lines between public and private spaces along Boston’s waterfront.

by Written by Steve Cecil AIA ASLA

ArchitectureBoston

Apr 14, 2015

The physical dialogue between the public realm and the private realm forms our cities. In simple terms, the “public realm” consists of places where anyone can go; the “private realm” is available by invitation only. Designers respond to the evolving … Read More

Harriman completes extensive renovation project for Acadia Insurance headquarters

Harriman completes extensive renovation project for Acadia Insurance headquarters

Project of the Month

New England Real Estate Journal

Feb 12, 2015

 

WESTBROOK, ME Completed almost one year ago, Harriman’s design of extensive renovations for Acadia Insurance’s headquarters, has improved the facility’s functionality and workflow. According to Kay Whitmore, Acadia’s vice president of human resources and administration, “The redesign of our … Read More

Harriman Hires Will Gatchell

Harriman Hires Will Gatchell

Nov 09, 2014

Harriman, a full-service architecture and engineering firm with offices in Maine and New Hampshire, is pleased to announce William H. G. Gatchell, AIA has joined the firm.

William H. G. Gatchell, AIA joins Harriman as a Senior Architect with over … Read More

Grand Re-opening of Draper Pool

Grand Re-opening of Draper Pool

Oct 18, 2014

Harriman and other guests enjoyed a beautiful warm and sunny day on October 18, 2014, as people gathered to celebrate the re-opening of Draper Pool in Hyde Park. Working with GMI Architects, Harriman was the landscape architect on the project. … Read More