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Ballou Nursing Home

This project consists of two additional and extensive renovations to a portion of an existing nursing home.  The additions provide facilities for special programs such as rehabilitative services.

Beacon Charter School

A recent Master Plan which will create a new Culinary Center and a Theater Facility; both will have direct access to the public and an adjacent Fine Arts Gallery.

Blackstone Valley Boys & Girls Club

A campus master plan which illustrates the development of a 13-acre peninsular along the Blackstone River.  New facilities include an activity center, multi-purpose gymnasium, theatre space, and a numerous site recreational developments.

Clara Barton Center

The design of a new campus building for a housing office, meeting spaces, and residential uses.

CYO Centers

Several projects have been designed for the Dioceses of Providence, including renovations and preliminary concepts for new centers.

Dr. Day Care, Cumberland, North Smithfield, Smithfield, RI

New construction and renovated facilities of approximately 12,000 sf Child Care Centers.

Gateway Health Care

Numerous facility renovations and new construction for offices, specialized educational facilities and client buildings; all spanning over a 20 year time frame.

Hope Street Family Center

The restoration and addition to a former historic school into a Child Care Center and Community Development Offices.  The building, located in Woonsocket, won the Rhode Island State Historic Preservation Award, the Preserve Rhode Island Awards, and a Connecting with Children and Their Families Service Award.

Mixed Use Development – North Smithfield, RI

A new complex including a 70,000 sf indoor soccer facility, a 10,000 sf child care center, along with restaurant and retail.

Morton Hospital

A complex addition connecting an existing hospital and a doctor’s office building.  Triage and X-ray facility are located on the main level with the Doctor’s office about and sterile storage located below grade.  The project bridges a former public street and encompasses municipal high pressure water line and other utilities.

Fire Stations

We have done preliminary designs for a new addition the Nasonville Fire Station, as well as renovations to the North Smithfield Fire Station.


Additions and major renovations were made to several existing facilities.  Spaces were designed for therapy, activities, and offices.

Villages at Waterman Lake

Located in Smithfield, additions and renovations were made to this Alzheimer’s and Assisted Living complex.

World Wide of Indoor Sports

A new 70,000 sf multi-purpose private athletic facility at the Quonset Point Development.

Woonsocket Housing Authority

Conversion of a former fire station to offices for housing authority offices, including extensive rehabilitation, contextual addition, exterior restoration, and accessibility improvements.

Woonsocket Schools

Numerous additions and renovation projects have taken place over the years, as well as a comprehensive $45 million master plan, including demographic studies for the systems’ elementary schools.  The study resulted into Phase One of $15 million construction.

Woonsocket YMCA

A facilities Master Plan and subsequent renovation project.

West Warwick Schools

Dozens of renovations, additions, and building re-use projects – many focusing on ADA, Fire, and Building Code compliance.