In late January, construction started on the girls dormitory compound at Milembe Secondary School.  We spent most of February on site in Tanzania, helping the crew interpret the designs and continuing to develop plans for the site.  With Africa Schoolhouse founders Aimee and Mark Bessire, we also met with officials from Misungwi District and with… Read more »

Zaguan, Georgia O’Keeffe House & Studio, Abiquiú, NM  (Scattergood Design)   The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has engaged a multi-disciplinary team, led by Pamela W. Hawkes FAIA of Scattergood Design and Michael C. Henry PE AIA of Watson & Henry Associates, to develop a comprehensive Conservation Assessment for the Home and Studio of the American modern… Read more »

  Scattergood Design’s entry in the Maine Mass Timber Design Competition was among 15 boards on display at the Maine Mass Timber Conference at the University of Maine in Orono on October 11, 2018.   The program and site for this year’s ideas competition was a four-season Wilderness Lodge—providing meals and lodging to backcountry hikers, bikers,… Read more »

Change Over Time 7.2—focused on Design in the Historic Environment—has launched!  Print copies are en routeto subscribers and digital copies are accessible through Project Muse,  Reuters Web of Science, and EBSCO Art and Architecture among others. Pamela Hawkes, as Professor of Practice in Historic Preservation at PennDesign, served as Guest Editor with an ensemble of contributors representing… Read more »

Indoor riding arena, courtesy of Carlisle Academy Nick and Sarah Armentrout’s home at their Spring Creek Farm in Lyman, Maine was featured in a recent issue of Maine Home and Design.  In 2008, Scott designed the 11,000 square foot indoor arena to support the Equest Therapeutic Riding Center, which they founded at the farm in… Read more »

250 Main Hotel has won Yankee Magazine’s 2017 designation as Best Boutique Hotel in Maine. Editors celebrated that: Industrial-chic design warmed with reclaimed wood sets the up-to-date tone for this 26-room Rockland hotel, which also boasts museum-quality works by contemporary Maine artists and midcentury-modern furnishings. Most rooms have harbor views and some have balconies, but… Read more »

The Milembe Secondary School Science Labs project by Pamela W. Hawkes FAIA and Scott Teas AIA, principals of Scattergood Design in  Portland, ME has won a 2017 Honor Award from AIA New England Region. The Labs are the first phase of a campus master plan developed by the design team on a pro bono basis… Read more »

Garth Rockcastle, Doug Reed, Rob Rogers and Ann Beha discuss their approaches to design in historic settings with moderator Winka Dubbeldam, Chair of the Architecture Department at Penn Design (left to right). Courtesy of PennDesign. Over 170 people registered for the Design + Heritage Symposium co-sponsored by the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at PennDesign… Read more »

The rooftops of the Science Labs, as well as the new latrines and storage building, have appeared on Google Earth. We’re not sure how often the countryside of Tanzania is flown and updated, but it’s exciting that anyone in the world can monitor the progress of the Milembe School for Girls from afar. Closer to… Read more »

Front of Lab A, with doors awaiting weaving Photos fresh off the phone from Kishosha in Tanzania this morning show the laboratory buildings and latrines at Milembe School are nearly finished. The first group of windows were trucked from Bujora last week, and are being installed in Laboratory A. Bamboo screens over fiberglass panels in… Read more »