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Harriman pursues creative partnerships to design relevant and innovative solutions to human needs. Our work is based on the belief that design is a collaborative human endeavor centered on knowledge, ingenuity, and beauty. Through practicing the art of architecture and the science of engineering, we create environments that honor context, embrace wisdom, and enhance well-being.

Harriman is also an innovative multi-disciplinary planning and design firm headquartered in Auburn, Maine. With a legacy dating back to the firm’s founding in 1870, nearly 150 years ago, Harriman has deep roots in many of Maine’s bucolic cities and towns. Applying a holistic approach, our diverse practice blends planning, urban design, landscape architecture, architecture and engineering to provide our clients with solutions that translate their distinct strategic goals and respond to complex economic, regulatory, and community considerations.

A philosophy of “putting places together” underpins our practice, harnessing the power of our team’s diverse skill sets to solve the challenges facing today’s communities. The integrated nature of our practice means we apply a holistic approach that is based on collaborative teamwork and a commitment to service — an approach verified by the number of repeat clients, and an on-time, on-budget track record. Our clients are able to realize the potential of their buildings, towns, cities, developments, parks and open spaces because they are better planned, better designed, and better engineered.

The Architecture Team

Daniel W. Cecil, AIA

Principal

Steven G. Cecil, AIA, ASLA

Principal

Judy L. Johnson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal

Mark D. Lee, AIA, LEED AP

Principal

Newmarket Middle and High School

Newmarket Middle and High School

The current Newmarket Middle & High School was built in September 1925 on a site bordered by Main Street and … Read More

Oak Bluffs Ferry Terminal

Oak Bluffs Ferry Terminal

Harriman served as the design architect, site programmer and site designer for the Oak Bluffs Ferry Terminal. The resulting design … Read More

BosTix Booth Architectural Design

BosTix Booth Architectural Design

Harriman recently completed the design and renovation of the BosTix ticket booth in Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The existing 30 … Read More

Veterans Affairs Medical Center Smyth Tower Restoration

Veterans Affairs Medical Center Smyth Tower Restoration

New Hampshire Governor Frederick Smyth commissioned a tower be built in 1888 on a large parcel of property that he … Read More

Hannaford Supermarket

Hannaford Supermarket

Harriman completed design services for a “strategic remodel” of this existing 45,000- sq.-ft. store, first constructed in 1995 and with … Read More

BJ’s Wholesale Club

BJ’s Wholesale Club

Harriman has provided A/E services for a number of BJ’s Wholesale Clubs throughout New England. The wholesaler has a continual … Read More

Giant Eagle

Giant Eagle

Harriman’s work with Giant Eagle began with the development of their design and construction corporate standards for their construction division, … Read More

University of Maine Hitchner Hall

University of Maine Hitchner Hall

This new wing and renovations to the existing building added labs for molecular and cellular biology and provided space to … Read More

Norwalk Parcel 3 Redevelopment Project

Norwalk Parcel 3 Redevelopment Project

Harriman served as the master planners, landscape architects and coordinating architects for the private-sector redevelopment project revitalizing the Wall Street/Harbor … Read More

United States Navy Reserve Center

United States Navy Reserve Center

This training and recruiting center was built for 19 percent under budget in a pilot program that helped the Navy … Read More

Devens Reuse Plan and Site Plan

Devens Reuse Plan and Site Plan

Harriman was responsible for numerous site planning and reuse feasibility projects  as part of the Devens Reuse Implementation process. This … Read More

Nahant Lifesaving Station

Nahant Lifesaving Station

Nahant acquired ownership of this life saving station and then initiated  a preservation and reuse plan. Harriman prepared a building … Read More

Boston Main Streets

Boston Main Streets

Harriman provided design services as part of the Boston Main Streets Program.  This Program assisted local store owners in improving … Read More

Old Salem Jail

Old Salem Jail

Harriman assisted the Salem Redevelopment Authority in advancing the redevelopment of the historic and abandoned jail complex in the downtown. … Read More

Harriman Corporate Headquarters

Harriman Corporate Headquarters

The firm’s headquarters has a contemporary design that reflects its focus on the future with an open floor plan that … Read More

Harriman Office Renovations

Harriman Office Renovations

The program for Harriman’s Portland office location required utilization of the building’s lower level to meet space requirements. A large… Read More