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 49 years and currently have our president and and ten 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?

  • 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 (How)

At Banwell Architects we see design as problem-solving by listening carefully to our client’s needs to develop creative, practical and sustainable solutions.  With an integrated team-focused approach, we guide our clients through the collaborative design process.  We offer our clients the best value for services and we take great pride in our work.

Vision (Why)

Banwell Architects is a team of collaborative professionals who use our positive energy, creativity and experience to design inspiring and appropriate space for our clients.

Values

  • Teamwork
  • Empathy
  • Client Focused
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Professionalism
  • Effective Communication
  • Positive Work Atmosphere
  • Working Hard & Having Fun
  • Thoughtful Design
  • Sustainability
  • Collaborative Design Process
  • Enthusiasm
  • Creativity
  • Respect
  • Pride

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