Newton Floor Area Ratio

Planning a project in Newton, Massachusetts? You probably have questions about the City of Newton Floor Area Ratio. What you need to know about the City of Newton Floor Area Ratio (FAR) Before planning a renovation, addition, or new construction project in Newton there is essential information you should understand about your home and property that will determine the extent and size of the structure you are allowed to build. This November (2015) the City of Newton released it’s new… Read More

X-Nesting Table Prototype

I have always had an interest in furniture and product design here at Chace Architecture, creating one off pieces through the years. These can be small design problems with simple solutions that are fun to build. Born from my proclivity… Read More

Project Visualization

Many of our clients find 3 dimensional project visualization images are helpful in understanding the design before proceeding to construction, and these realistic renderings can be a useful tool. While they can be time consuming, and not necessary for… Read More

Gloucester Historical Restoration Award

Chace Architecture’s Gloucester Beach House project was just awarded the 2015 Restoration Award by the Gloucester Historical Commission. Congratulations to the owner’s for their vision of the potential in the project. We didn’t necessarily set out with the goal of… Read More