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Living Spaces

From Farmhouse to Summer Retreat

Blue Hill's Curtis house and F.L. Olmstead

Trailer Makeover

A renovation transforms a rundown mobile home into an elegant living space.

The Do It Yourself Dock

It took two summers, but he managed to build his own dock, complete with pilings.

The Architects Build a House for Themselves

Two architects plan and build an efficient, modern home for themselves, taking their cues from the landscape.

Lake House With a Twist

This lake house renovation has a nautical accent: a bar that looks just like a classic wooden runabout.

Writer's Retreat

After years of writing stories on the fly, a journalist builds her perfect writing studio.

The Moses Perkins House

An “extreme makeover” of a historic 19th century house focused on one section of the home’s interior, but left the original exterior and elegant gardens essentially untouched.

Hewes & Company: Pedestrian Bridge

A luxury high-rise walkway has maritime origins.

Fish, Nature & Tradition

Three sporting camps: Grant’s, Lakewood, and Bosebuck Mountain, have been luring “sports” to western Maine for over a century.

The Ruggles House of Columbia Falls

Restoration of a circa-1818 Federal-style mansion built for Thomas Ruggles.

Waterfront Whimsy

A vintage waterfront home inspired by Dutch architecture and maritime whimsy.

The Promise of a House and the Future

A moment in time before a house raising and the future it promised.

Friendship, Art & Commerce

Two recently single women forge a friendship, and gain new insights about themselves.

An Ode to a Tiny Shingle-Style Cottage

A little house perched on the rocks in Vinalhaven is a delightful example of rusticator architecture, writes architect Henry N. Cobb.

Lakeside Poetry

A funky camp on Great Pond is transformed into a year-round home with modern touches.