Our Approach

As architects and builders on Cape Cod and the Islands and beyond, our wide-ranging design experience has included over 400 projects over the past 35 years. Our principal architects use a collaborative approach, working with each other and each client, which allows us to combine a full understanding of your vision and lifestyle with the highest quality design and materials. It is our goal to make the process with our clients both exciting and rewarding, and to far exceed your expectations.


  • Two principal architects  dedicated to your project
  • Working together to capture your vision and collaborate with you
  • You – the client – an integral team member in an exceptionally personalized design process


  • Knowing every project is as unique as every client
  • Sensitivity to the spirit and energy you want for your home and helping you achieve it
  • Understanding that good design equals good living for generations to come


  • AD committed to help you choose the project delivery best for you
  • Client-controlled contractual process, for your consideration and comfort:
    • Contract with us to build
    • Or bid the job out and choose your own builder


  • No cutting corners or selection of sub-standard materials to drive down the price
  • With us as your builder, expect high quality craftsmanship that will stand the test of time


  • Start to finish, dedicated to every detail of your home
  • Designing, or designing and building, your project has our full attention


  • Our pledge of full transparency in all of our dealings
  • No hidden costs or surprises