Architecture & Design

Sun-Kissed

Home Feature

A small, passive-solar home brings retirement security to a Parsonsfield couple.

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The Small Slimy Slug

Upon close inspection, 
this ubiquitous garden pest 
is a curious and underappreciated specimen.

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Group Effort

Three friends build an unconventional triple-decker on Portland’s Munjoy Hill

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The Dock House

Home Feature

Once a liquor-smugglers’ den, one of Freeport’s oldest buildings is now a stunning harborside home.

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The Sun Trap

Home Feature

A drafty saltbox is reworked into a cozy and highly energy-efficient home.

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Nice N' Easy

A 1980s Cape is redesigned to take full advantage of its perch on a sinuous waterway in Camden.

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Last Rose Standing

Or, my Rugosa just beat up your all-America selection.

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Cabinet of Curiosities

James Abbott has an art studio in his home — or is it the other way around?

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The Winter House

A renovated milk shed serves as the soul of a suburban Scarborough dream home.

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Container Gardens

Small “fairy” gardens can be magical places to teach kids about plants.

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