A Day of Volunteering

In late October the Banwell team traveled down to the Seacoast for a day of volunteering for the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains (http://girlscoutsgwm.org).  We visited one of their properties called Seawood which is in Portsmouth NH and has 38 acres of forest and wetlands, not far from the downtown district.  Our […]

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A Day of Giving Thanks

Ingrid Nichols, Tom Daniels and Jennifer Darling attended Spaulding Youth Center’s Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday November 13th.  Also in attendance were staff, students, volunteers, local fire and police and community members to help kick off the Thanksgiving spirit.   Banwell Architects designed the Spaulding Education Center in 2007 and are continuing to work with the […]

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NHSAA 14th Annual Best Practices Conference

For the second year in a row Ingrid Nichols, Jules Chatot and Jennifer Darling participated in the  annual two-day statewide work session sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association (NHSAA) and the New Hampshire Association of School Business Officials (NHASBO. ) Included were presentations of best practices in developing general leadership practices, living with limited resources, management […]

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Home Renovation’s

Four years ago I purchased my first home.  A classic cape style built in the 40’s with a kitchen wing addition built in 95. It was an exciting moment that was short lived after recognizing the chores ahead.  Many weekends of toil later I feel as though I’ve learned a thing or two when it […]

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What are Renewable Energy Certificates?

Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), also known as Green tags, Renewable Energy Credits, Renewable Electricity Certificates, or Tradable Renewable Certificates (TRCs), are tradable, non-tangible energy commodities in the United States that represent proof that 1 megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity was generated from an eligible renewable energy resource (renewable electricity). Solar renewable energy certificates (SRECs) are RECs […]

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Banwell Welcomes its Newest Employee

Matthew Giffin is the newest member of Banwell Architects, joining us in October. Matt is a graduate of Norwich University where he received his M.Arch degree in 2008. His experience includes carpentry, residential design, consultation of architectural systems, and in his past life worked for a study abroad program, coordinating semester long architecture programs located […]

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Studying Abroad: The Architecture and Culture of Italy

American students are afforded numerous opportunities whilst attending their respective universities, and frequently one of the most important opportunities is the chance to study abroad in a foreign country.  For me, the chance to study the architecture, culture, and art of Italy was the opportunity of a lifetime.  There is no way to understate the […]

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Model Building: A Dying Art?

Rarely do we get a request to build an old-fashioned, non-digital model.  Recently however, the Okemo Mountain School requested a model of their new Fitness Facility designed by Banwell Architects.  It took a little time to find and dust off the old hand tools, but after a few days, we learned that we actually could […]

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Banwell Winter Outing 2014

In the hot summer months it is sometimes hard to remember one of New England’s favorite winter pastimes, skiing. For Banwell, our 2014 Ski Outing was one to remeber, team member Cris Soloman captured a few  of the best moments of the rest of the team coming down the mountain. 2014 Ski Day 1 2014 Ski […]

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