Mottram Architecture In The Community

Mottram Architecture In The Community

As we mentioned previously, we partnered with Western Maine Community Action to bring some high efficiency home building to the community. It’s a great program, combined with the students at Foster Tech, that is making this happen.  Weather in the winter is...
Office Renovation

Office Renovation

We don’t often do commercial work here at Mottram Architecture, but when the right project comes along, we jump right in. Our friends over at Main Land Development Consultants had outgrown their space. So they asked us to help them renovate a new building to...
In The Community with Mottram Architecture

In The Community with Mottram Architecture

I’m pleased to report that the Community Home Replacement Program’s first project has started off extremely well given our late start into the building season! It was our pleasure to participate in this project and kick it off with a “Ground...

Happy Monday from Mottram Architecture!

We talk all the time about not just creating beautiful spaces, but creating spaces that people love! One of our clients is all about a pop of color! We are in love with these sea foam 5 panel doors! What’s your inspiration?
Passive House with Mottram Architecture

Passive House with Mottram Architecture

Sorry for the lack of updated content over the last couple of weeks! I decided that it was finally time to take the Passive House Course.  I’ve been teaching sustainable design for several years on top of practicing it here at Mottram Architecture. Although I...
The Case For The Zero Energy Home: Maine Solar

The Case For The Zero Energy Home: Maine Solar

As we mentioned last week in our blog post, solar is usually the easiest way to tap into energy production on your site. That being said, Maine has been diligently fighting to keep solar a viable option.  To keep up with what’s going on in Maine, we recommend...
Why You Should Super Insulate Your Home

Why You Should Super Insulate Your Home

What does it mean to build a super insulated home? I often get asked what my recommendation for insulation is. Both the type of insulation to use, and how much. But let me ask you a different question. What are you really looking for in your home? Comfort? Savings?...
Energy Efficient Timber Frame Remodel

Energy Efficient Timber Frame Remodel

Timber frame homes offer unique challenges during a remodel. What often makes them beautiful and attractive to most homeowners, also makes them challenging for space requirements. Context:  The lovely couple that owned this home were struggling with some interesting...
Before & After – The Timber Frame Home

Before & After – The Timber Frame Home

Thanks for checking back in over the last couple of weeks to see the sneak peaks of this recently completed remodel! I told you last week that I would let you in on my favorite part of this whole renovation this last Friday in March!  Well here it is: Insulation!!! I...