About

Banwell Architect’s main office is located on the Green in Lebanon, NH and a second office is located on Main Street in Quechee, VT. We have been in business for over 47 years and currently have two principals and six design, technical and support staff.Front Exterior Carriage House  Building

At Banwell Architects, we see design as problem-solving; an opportunity to improve the built environment. We listen carefully to our client’s needs to help develop practical, creative, successful solutions.

With an integrated team-focused approach, both with our own in-house staff and expert consulting engineers, we examine options for our client’s review and feedback. Banwell Architects is a leader in exploration and application of sustainable principles in building technology design. We offer our clients the best value for services and we take great pride in our work.

 Why Choose Banwell Architects?

  • Our principals are the point of contact and are involved throughout the entire project
  • We have decades of experience and creativity, and will respond directly to your needs
  • We have decades of experience in sustainable design, both NECHPS and LEED
  • We have competitive feesNichols w Stevens HS Plan VBJ 07-13
  • We are sure to comply with budgets and schedules throughout the process
  • We work using an integrated approach
  • We are easy to work with
  • We are good listeners- this is your building!
  • We work well with contractors  and create a team oriented project
  • We deal with problems head on
  • We make sure that the entire team communicates effectively
  • We work hard and enjoy what we do

Mission

At Banwell Architects, we see design as problem-solving; by listening carefully to our client’s needs for practical, creative and sustainable buildings. Then with an integrated, team-focused approach, both with our own in house people and with expert consulting engineers; we examine options for client’s review and feedback. We implement project solutions with comprehensive services and documents for permitting, bidding and construction.

Banwell Architects is a leader in exploration and application of sustainable principles to building design and has been for almost 5 decades.  We offer our clients the best value for services and we take great pride in our work.

Vision

Banwell Architects is a team of collaborative professionals who use our positive energy, creativity and experience to develop innovative ideas for projects. Our primary focus is to create designs using ecologically sound principles that are constantly evolving. Our clients are consistently happy with the successful end product we produce which we are equally proud of.

Values

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Ethics
  • Building Relationships with Clients and Consultants
  • Productive Communication
  • Positive Work Atmosphere
  • Sustainability
  • Quality Design
  • Working Hard and Having Fun

Awards

Banwell Architects has received numerous awards over its history. Some of our most recent awards have been called out below:

2014 – Efficiency Vermont Merit Award for Windsor Village Apartments (Windsor, VT)

2013 – Lebanon Middle School Northeast CHPS Certified (Lebanon, NH)

2012 – Plan NH Award Lebanon Middle School (Lebanon, NH)

2012 – Windy Hill School at Colby Sawyer College (New London, NH) Awarded LEED Silver

2012 – Lebanon Administration Building (Lebanon, NH) LEED Certified

2009 – VTC Campus Center (Randolph, VT) LEED Gold

2009 – NH AIA 25 Year Award “Project of Enduring Significance” Conservation Center, SPNHF (Concord, NH)

2008 – Merrimack Valley High School (Penacook, NH) Northeast CHPS Certified

2008 – AVA Art Gallery (Lebanon, NH) LEED Gold

2008 – VT AIA Citation Award for Historic Preservation/Restoration for AVA Gallery and Art Center (Lebanon, NH)

2008 – Plan NH Merit Award for Excellence in Planning, Design and Development AVA Gallery and Art Center (Lebanon, NH)

2008 – Award for Renovation & Retrofit Better Buildings By Design 2008 Efficiency Vermont for Vermont Technical College Campus Center (Randolph, VT)

2006 – Award for Innovation in Integrated Design Better Buildings By Design 2006 Efficiency Vermont for Community College of Vermont (Wilder, VT)

2006 – Award for Innovation in Integrated Design Better Buildings By Design 2006 Efficiency Vermont for Champlain Valley Union High School (Hinesburg, VT)

6 South Park St. | Lebanon, NH | 03766 | (603) 448-3778
1856 Main St. Suite 1, PO Box 1011 | Quechee, VT | 05059 | (603) 448-3778