Entries by Anthony Frausto

Architecture and Process on St Kitts and Nevis

Introduction—Architecture by the Sea Whether captivated by an island’s carefree attitude, warm temperatures, diverse residents, or simply caught in the trance of the ocean’s changing tides, island and coastal living offer that extra finesse to life that is hard to find elsewhere. It’s undeniable why many people navigate their way to a waterfront home. To […]

Design Visa: Why MMA’s Clients Take Us Abroad

When initiating a new project for a vacation home or secluded getaway retreat, one of the first questions that come up is: should I hire a local architect or bring one architect with me? It is a superb question, and several of our clients have asked themselves over the years. Local or Remote—Which is Best? The answer […]

Boston Tower Penthouse: Custom Door Handles

Sitting aloft the city high above the hustle and bustle resides a beautiful, 3,000 square foot penthouse overlooking the twinkling lights of Boston. Our client suffers from arthritis that impacts day-to-day activities. Movement as simple as opening a door can be uncomfortable. Typical door knobs and handles were not working, and our client was interested in […]

MMA Launches New Website

Morehouse MacDonald and Associates, Inc., is proud to introduce its brand new company website. Internally conceived, the new site was designed and developed by the award-winning international WordPress agency Crowd Favorite. Carefully crafted and custom coded, the new MMA website delivers bold enlarged stunning imagery and powerful Social Web publishing capacity across all Internet devices, from your […]

Visualizing Projects in the West Indies for Remote Clients

Over the past couple of years, Morehouse MacDonald and Associates has been fortunate to establish a solid presence within two resort real estate development organizations—Four Seasons Resort Estates (FSRE) and Kiawah Partners—working, respectively, on new homes within master-planned resort communities for private clients. In our initial foray into Caribbean architecture, we have had both the […]

New Kid On The Block

Morehouse MacDonald and Associates, Inc., was prominently featured in the May-June, 2014 issue of New England Home Magazine for its project ‘Wellesley Country House.‘ The firm collaborated with noted Los Angeles-based interior designer James Radin, whose residential interiors work has also garnered the attention of Hollywood with set design for blockbuster films Something’s Gotta Give, […]

The Beauty of Working with Timber Frames

Every now and again, a new client approaches our practice with a clear vision in their mind: they want to live in a structure that utilizes a true timber-frame approach. Often this request is infused with a sincere love for the beauty of wood. In other cases, clients have had close contact with a true […]

Boston Perspective: Architectural Flare for Collectors

Morehouse MacDonald and Associates, Inc., was featured in the March 2000 issue of the highly coveted industry periodical Architectural Digest, for its work on the ‘Boston Tower Penthouse‘ project. Working in tandem with the Boston interior design firm Bierly-Drake Associates, the apartment design was conceived to showcase the owner’s collection of contemporary painting and sculpture. Located […]