The individuals of Priestley + Associates have experience in designing a broad variety of contemporary residential architecture, including island retreats, modernizing renovations, and projects that reflect a classic, coastal style. We use sustainable materials, incorporate rich detail, and adopt an individualized aesthetic as a result of working closely with owners’ needs and budgets to design homes that complement their surroundings and honor their locations.
“John is the principal designer of an amazing home that we just completed in Maine. Each detail was creative and well thought out and the end result is a spectacular and unique building. […]”
Mary Pressman, Sargentville, Maine
Northeast Harbor Estate | Northeast Harbor, Maine
This 5,500 square foot summer home was designed by Priestley Architects to embrace the style and spirit of its Northeast Harbor century-old architectural community. A generously scaled entry hall and living room open to an expansive stone terrace, porch, and lawn areas; a live-in kitchen includes a comfortable sitting area, breakfast corner, and fireplace.
Village Contemporary | Rockport, Maine
2012 Maine AIA Honor Award
To suit the art-collector owner, this compact residence, formerly a blacksmith shop, was designed with a clean, minimal style to suit the owner’s aesthetic. Because of the restrictions on expanding the footprint, the design incorporated a new dormer, stair, and a cross gable.