December 20, 2017
This holiday season, we invite you and your family to join us in the time-honored tradition of homebuilding - with gingerbread! We've created a guide for building a classic Cape Cod-style cottage that is simple enough for beginners and small helpers... READ MORE
October 30, 2017
The Preservation Society of Newport, RI offers tours of the area’s historic mansions. For this year’s office outing, the Catalano team visited The Breakers and The Elms for the brand new Beneath the Breakers tour and the Servant Life Tour.Both tours... READ MORE
September 26, 2017
in situ: “In the original place. In the appropriate position” – Merriam WebsterIn contemporary architectural practice, concrete walls are typically quarantined to buried underground locations as foundation walls or covered in gypsum wall board and... READ MORE
August 14, 2017
The latest version of ArchiCAD includes an exciting new feature that allows a user to import point cloud files. A point cloud is a set of data points that represent the three-dimensional, external surface of an object such as an existing site or... READ MORE
July 13, 2017
We are excited to announce that construction for this brand new residence in Wellesley has finally started.The 2.3 acre site used to hold an old 2-story house, a pool, a detached garage, and a tennis court – all of which were demolished. ... READ MORE
June 1, 2017
Design by: Catalano ArchitectsConstruction by: Newel Farm BuildersPhotos by: Catalano ArchitectsProject Dates: Design for this home began in the fall of 2014 and construction began in late summer of 2015. By January of 2017 the house was ready for... READ MORE
May 11, 2017
Many homes in the Boston metro area are over a hundred and have what is often referred to as "rubble stone foundation". Rubble stone foundations are most commonly found on buildings built before 1915, and they are ... READ MORE
February 15, 2017
Sometimes it feels like the television has usurped the hearth as the emotional center of the home, but that doesn't mean it needs to be in the physical center of the room. If you are looking for ways to put the television in its... READ MORE
January 19, 2017
As members of the downtown Boston community, we at Catalano Architects are often intrigued by new developments and construction occurring nearby.  We are especially interested in projects aimed around sustainability, functionality,... READ MORE