A New Hampshire Coastal Renovation Underway!

April 16, 2014 By Leave a Comment
A detail of the custom kitchen cabinetry that is being built in the contractor's shop

Under the watchful design guidance of TMS principal architect, Robert Carty, AIA, and Chris Ragusa of CM Ragusa Builders, a wonderful renovation is under construction near the ocean on New Hampshire’s coastline.  The homeowners live in the Midwest, using this home as their beach vacation house and wanted to expand the family living area to…Read More

What Are They Doing?

March 20, 2014 By Leave a Comment
Surf Sauna!  Source: TMS Architects

Several interesting structures have been taking shape in a parking lot directly outside TMS Architects’ offices and finally an article in The Portsmouth Herald revealed what’s going on out there !  The parking lot is apparently connected to Port City Makerspace which defines itself as ” a co-op shop for Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  We are…Read More

A Transformation in Progress!

March 12, 2014 By Leave a Comment
Lake side elevation 
Source:  TMS Architects

TMS Architects’s intrepid project manager, Justin Knowlton, paid a site visit yesterday to a renovation he is supervising currently under construction on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee.  Designed by TMS principal, William Soupcoff, these photos speak volumes about the transformational possibilities inherent in an architecturally-designed renovation. BEFORE RENOVATION IN PROGRESS Stay tuned!  We’ll post more…Read More

Old House and Barn Expo

March 6, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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Mark your calendars for the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance’s Old House and Barn Expo taking place March 15-16, 2014 at the Radisson/Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, NH.  Historical preservation is an important mission for TMS Architects and we applaud the work that the NH Preservation Alliance does to publicize and preserve New Hampshire’s historic…Read More

Couture Dresses from Stark Fabrics?

February 27, 2014 By Leave a Comment
Source: Boston Home Magazine

    TMS Architects was treated to a wonderful morning recently at the Boston Design Center‘s Stark Showroom which had  been briefly appropriated by Boston Home Magazine to introduce their Spring issue.  Editor Rachel Slade led the audience through the new issue, highlighting great products for spring (wonderful to see pastels !) and walked us…Read More

What is the Future of Home Design?

February 26, 2014 By Leave a Comment
Source: TMS Architects

This question was posed to TMS Architects by one of loyal “correspondents” who has followed our work for several years.  His question, in its entirety went as follows: > “If you don’t mind me asking, this is kind of an open-ended question, but I’ve been thinking about it lately since I’m seeing the home design/engineering…Read More

Inside the Seacoast’s Saddest Structure

February 18, 2014 By Leave a Comment
Aerial view of Portsmouth Prison. Source: UNH Milne Special Collections

TMS Architect’s  guest historian, J. Dennis Robinson, is back with a piece for us on a mysterious pile of stone in Portsmouth Harbor.  If you live on the Seacoast of New Hampshire or travel in the area by boat, you have probably seen the structure’s ghostly presence on the banks of the Piscataqua River.  Dennis…Read More

The Dirt on NH DERT!

February 6, 2014 By Leave a Comment
Nicole Martineau, AIA , conferring with a colleague at the NH DERT training. Source: Carolyn Isaak, AIANH

OK…couldn’t resist the bad pun!  DERT actually stands for Disaster Emergency Response Team and three TMS staff members recently participated in a training session which enabled them to become certified SAP (Safety Assessment Program) volunteers.   TMS’s  Jason Bailey  provided us with the following information about the necessity of this program and how architects can play…Read More

TMS Architects’s Second Emerging Professional Winner!

January 23, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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TMS Architects is proud to have two winners in the 2014 Emerging Professionals Design Competition which was announced by AIANH on January 10th.  TMS ‘s project manager,Gillian Baresich,  was awarded 1st Place for her entry which we covered in yesterday’s blog post and today’s post focuses on TMS Project Manager Tim Giguere’s 2nd Place winning…Read More